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Elly Young


Elly Young is a dedicated trial attorney with eight years of experience representing clients in state courts. Elly is committed to protecting rights and zealously advocating for her clients. She devoted five years to working as a Public Defender where she fought to protect each client from often potentially grave consequences. Following this position, Elly worked as an Assistant Attorney General with the North Carolina Attorney General’s Office for several years where she appeared in state court on a regular basis. During this time, Elly also worked on many appeals, drafting appellate briefs for the state of North Carolina. Elly now focuses solely on family law, including divorce, child custody, equitable distribution, and alimony. With her background in defense, she is well-versed in other areas of family law, including domestic violence, contempt, and tort law. Elly graduated cum laude from American University, Washington College of Law, where she served as the Executive Editor on Law Review. She graduated magna cum laude from the College of Wooster in Ohio.

When Elly is not advocating for her clients or preparing for trial, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, their toddler son, and their dog.

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    Daphne spent years working on federal and state appeals, giving her opportunities to develop strong legal writing skills, litigation skills, and negotiation skills. 

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    Daphne has over two decades of experience in state and federal courts and has been negotiating and litigating divorce and family law cases for years.
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