Caroline Mitchell Sworn in to the United States Supreme Court

March 4, 2019 (Charlotte, N.C.)—James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A. is pleased to announce that family law attorney Caroline T. Mitchell has been admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Caroline was sworn in on March 4 by Dean Suzanne Reynolds of the Wake Forest University School of Law.

To qualify for admission to the Bar of this Court, an applicant must have “been admitted to practice in the highest court of a State, Commonwealth, Territory or Possession, or the District of Columbia for a period of at least three years immediately before the date of application; must not have been the subject of any adverse disciplinary action pronounced or in effect during that 3-year period; and must appear to the Court to be of good moral and professional character.” Applicants must also get two current members of the Supreme Court Bar as sponsors.

Caroline’s family law practice encompasses premarital agreements, separation agreements, equitable distribution, spousal support, child support, child custody, alienation of affection, criminal conversation, and appeals. A graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law in 2012, Caroline focused her studies on family law, trial preparation and appellate practice.

Her hard work generated awards and distinction among her peers, and she received honors in advanced family law, trial practice, appellate advocacy and the appellate clinic, and was elected class representative to the Student Bar Association every year. In addition, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers awarded her with their North Carolina Chapter Law School Student Award.

In Charlotte, Caroline was recently selected to participate in the 2019 Bar Leadership Institute, sponsored by the Mecklenburg County Bar and the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation.