Gena Graham Morris Featured Speaker at NC Advocates for Justice Family Law Specialists Seminar
September 12, 2019 (Charlotte, N.C.)—James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A. (JMD) is pleased to announce that Gena Graham Morris, a partner in the firm’s Family Law practice, spoke at the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) Family Law Specialization Exam Review Seminar in Raleigh, NC on Friday, September 6, 2019.
Gena presented on Equitable Distribution, including marital property, divisible property, asset classification, distribution of marital property, marital debt, QDRO, deferred compensation, incentive compensation, RSUs, and income classification.
Sponsored by LexisNexis®, the one-day seminar included insights on major topics geared toward North Carolina family law practitioners and qualified for NC State Bar Family Law Specialization Credit. In addition to Gena’s coverage of Equitable Distribution, other topics included Child Custody, Alimony, Child Support & Tax Issues, Marriage, Contempt, and Case Law Updates. CLE credit was approved with the North Carolina State Bar, Board of Continuing Legal Education for 6.50 general credits.
Gena has practiced for 27 years, including 18 with the Charlotte firm of Horack Talley before joining JMD in 2018. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and has been certified as a Specialist in Family Law by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization since 1997.
Gena is currently serving as a North Carolina State Bar Councilor for the 26th judicial district. She has previously served two three-year terms on the Family Law Council of the North Carolina Bar Association. Gena has also been recognized as part of the “Top 50 Women Lawyers in NC” by Super Lawyers for the last 10 years. She obtained her JD from Campbell University and BA degrees in English and Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) is a nonpartisan association of legal professionals dedicated to protecting people’s rights through community, education, and advocacy. For over 50 years, the NCAJ has protected individual rights in North Carolina. NCAJ members, now 3,500 strong, represent those injured by the wrongdoing of others, workers fighting for their rights in the workplace, the disabled, those addressing family problems, consumers, those in debt, and those accused of crime. They include attorneys, legal assistants, law school faculty and students, and law office managers. To learn more about the NCAJ, please click here.