Jonathan D. Feit

Jonathan Feit received his Bachelor of Arts from Auburn University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee College of Law. After several years working for a large law firm in the Mid-west, he clerked for the Mecklenburg County, North Carolina District & Superior Court Judges in 1999 and joined James, McElroy & Diehl in 2001.

Jonathan is a family law lawyer and his primary practice areas involve divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, domestic violence and equitable distribution.

Jonathan is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars throughout the State for family law lawyers; volunteers for a number of non-profit organizations in the area; serves on the Board of Trustees and the Development Committee for the Blumenthal Performing Arts; and is a regular presenter for the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools Academic Internship Program.

An avid college football fan, Jonathan enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and playing golf.

Academic Background

  • J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law, 2001
  • B.A., Auburn University, 1996

Bar & Court Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar


  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • North Carolina Bar Association Family Law Council (2014-2017 year term)
  • North Carolina Bar Association 2017-2018 Family Law Council Equitable Distribution Committee, Co-Chair
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association, Family Law Section

Professional Recognition

  • AV® Preeminent™ rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Family Law, 2020
  • Best Lawyers® The Best Lawyers in America© in Family Law, 2019-2020
  • Business North Carolina Legal Elite in Family Law, 2008 and 2012-2019
  • Law & Politics Magazine’s “Super Lawyers” in Family Law, 2014-2020
  • Law & Politics Magazine’s “North Carolina Super Lawyers – Rising Star” in Family Law, 2009 and 2011-2013
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Leadership Institute, 2006

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