Laurel E. Solomon


Durham, NC



Laurel E. Solomon practices in the areas of family law (divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, property division/equitable distribution, separation agreements, pre-marital agreements), creditors' rights/commercial collections, and general civil litigation and appeals. Ms. Solomon can assist both in matters settled outside of court (including representation at mediation) and those involving litigation. She has been trained in collaborative family law.

Ms. Solomon is a 1987 graduate of Duke Law School. She is Board Certified in Family Law by the North Carolina State Bar. Ms. Solomon practices only in the State of North Carolina, and primarily in Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties.

Areas Of Practice

  • Family Law 30%
  • Child Custody 20%
  • Divorce 30%
  • Collaborative 5%
  • Debtor/Creditor 15%

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Family Law, North Carolina State Bar, 2003

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1990


  • Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1987
  • Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
    • M.A. - 1987
    • Major: History
  • State University of New York, Albany, New York
    • B.A. - 1983
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Sociology
    • Major: Anthropology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Durham County Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Law Clerk, 1987 to 1988
  • Faison & Brown, Associate
  • Pulley, Watson, King & Hofler, P.A., Associate
  • Hayes, Hofler & Associates, P.A., Associate
  • Solomon & Mitchell, PLLC, Member, 11/1997 to 09/2010

Practice Areas


Law Office of Laurel E. Solomon, PLLC
5322 Highgate Drive
Suite 142
Durham, NC 27713-6633

Phone: 919-687-4577
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