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Kelly Fairman

Attorney, mediator and licensed counselor
  • Arbitration & Mediation, Family Law, Divorce ...
  • North Carolina
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Kelly was born and raised in North Carolina, and currently lives in Hillsborough, North Carolina with her wife and daughter. Kelly has worked with the seriously mentally ill, at risk youth, troubled families, domestic violence aggressors and victims and as an intake counselor for a four county area in NC. She has extensive training as a mediator As an attorney, she has represented defendants with serious felony offenses through negotiated pleas or jury trials to verdict. She has represented a wide variety of clients in negotiated and litigated family law matters and believes that negotiation should always be pursued before handing control to the court.

Practice Areas
Arbitration & Mediation
Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
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  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Will set prices based on the complexity of the work; simple cases are much less expensive. Flexible representation options.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
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North Carolina Central University School of Law
J.D. (2008) | Law
Honors: Cum Laude, Law Review, Trial Team, Wesley Fenhagen Fellow
Activities: Interned with Equality NC, Center for Death Penalty Litigation, Orange County District Attorney's Office and Liberty Law Center; two trial teams; tutored contracts and property.
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University of North Carolina - Greensboro
M.S. (2001) | Counseling
Assistantship as a program coordinator for community outreach program, internship in a domestic violence division of a local counseling agency leading children's group, facilitating men's court ordered domestic abuser program, counseled domestic violence victims
Honors: 3.8 GPA
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Family Financial Mediator
Dispute Settlement Commission
Parent Coordinator
Cooperative Parenting Institute
National Certified Custody Evaluator Associate
Websites & Blogs
Family Center of North Carolina
Family Center of North Carolina
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Contact & Map
891 WIllow Dr. Suite 7
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Telephone: (919) 358-4927
Fax: (877) 297-3602
Rented Conference Room Space
Paris Building
Graham, NC 27253