Cheshire, Parker, Schneider & Bryan is pleased to announce Daphne Edwards has joined the firm’s Family Law Section. After graduating from Golden Gate School of Law in 1997, Ms. Edwards clerked for Justice Bob Orr of the North Carolina Supreme Court. Following her clerkship, she worked for the United States Senate Legislative Counsel’s Office in Washington, D.C. Ms. Edwards left Capitol Hill to work for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco as a Staff Attorney and clerked for Judge Proctor Hug, Jr., of the Ninth Circuit. Ms. Edwards worked as an Assistant District Attorney for Alamance County, an Assistant Attorney General for the North Carolina Department of Justice, and had her own family law practice prior to joining Cheshire Parker. For several years, Ms. Edwards taught as an Adjunct Professor at Campbell Law School and Golden Gate School of Law.
Ms. Edwards is a member of the Family Law and Appellate Practice Sections of the North Carolina Bar Association, the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association, the Wake County Bar Association, and the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys. In 2016, she was honored to be included in Business North Carolina Magazine’s Legal Elite Family Law Section. She focuses her practice exclusively on matters relating to matrimonial law and adds to the firm’s successful appellate history.
Founded in 1978, Cheshire, Parker, Schneider & Bryan and its lawyers have over a century of combined experience in representing clients in all aspects of divorce, separation, and child custody matters, and in protecting the rights of the accused or convicted in criminal proceedings. For more information about the Cheshire, Parker, Schneider & Bryan firm, visit their website at http://cheshireparker.com.