Gena Morris Named to 2020 Top 50 Women by Super Lawyers
March 26, 2020 (Charlotte, N.C.)—James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A. (JMD) is pleased to announce that Family Law Attorney Gena Graham Morris has been named to the 2020 Top 50 Women North Carolina Super Lawyers list. This is her 11th year receiving this prestigious honor, which features only Super Lawyers women attorneys with the most total points earned across several categories.
Overall, this is Gena’s 15th consecutive year being honored by Super Lawyers, an independent lawyer ranking service that selects attorneys using a rigorous, multi-phase rating process. Through peer nominations, evaluations and third-party research, exceptional attorneys are selected within each state.
Gena grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina and has practiced family law in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties for more than 27 years. Certified by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a Specialist in family law since 1997, Gena is also a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
She has served two terms on the North Carolina Bar Association Family Law Council. Gena has also served as Treasurer of the North Carolina American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. In 2019, she began serving a three-year term for the 26th Judicial District (Mecklenburg County) of the North Carolina State Bar Council, which governs the practice of law in North Carolina.
A regular speaker on family law issues, Gena has made countless presentations at Continuing Legal Education seminars. In addition, for more than 25 years, Gena has volunteered representing children as a Guardian ad Litem for the Council for Children’s Rights and its predecessor, the Children’s Law Center.
Seven other JMD attorneys were recognized in North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine in 2020 for their high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Managed by Thomson Reuters, North Carolina Super Lawyers is included as part of Law & Politics, a special section in Charlotte Magazine and lists the top five percent of attorneys in North Carolina. For more on Super Lawyers and the methodology used in their ranking system, please visit: https://www.superlawyers.com.