JMD Family Lawyer Claire Samuels Featured Speaker at Champ Camp

February 4, 2020 (Charlotte, N.C.)—James, McElroy & Diehl, P.A. (JMD) Family Law Partner Claire Samuels was recently a featured speaker at The Champ Camp Leadership Council’s first meeting of 2020. The event included high school students from all over Union County, including Sun Valley, Marvin Ridge, Piedmont, Parkwood and Weddington. The mission of the Champ Camp Leadership Council is to give young adults the opportunity to interact with high achieving professionals and hear from them about the skills that have helped them in their careers.

Claire is passionate about improving the lives of children and was thrilled by the invitation to participate in this event. During her presentation, Claire shared her journey to becoming a family law lawyer and some of the lessons she learned along the way. She talked to students about the value of character and the importance of having a strong moral compass. She provided tips on recovering from mistakes, establishing boundaries and the need for self-care.

Claire encouraged students to explore what lights them up and to choose a career based on their passion. She also emphasized the importance of building relationships within your community and giving back. It was a wonderful experience and Claire is looking forward to future opportunities to work with this organization.

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For more than 12 years, Claire has practiced family law with a focus on premarital agreements, separation agreements, equitable distribution, spousal support, child support, child custody, alienation of affection and criminal conversation. Claire is a certified Collaborative Law Attorney and recently completed her training to become a certified Family Financial Mediator. Claire is committed to supporting and educating her clients about alternative resolutions that will empower them to resolve their legal disputes while preserving the civility that allows them to raise healthy and well-adjusted children.

Claire’s passion for helping others extends beyond her legal practice. She is a dedicated philanthropist and is actively involved in several non-profit organizations throughout the Charlotte community. Currently, Claire serves on the Board of Directors of the Women’s Impact Fund, the Board of Directors for the Jamie Kimble Foundation for Courage, the Board of Directors for the Mecklenburg County Bar Foundation and the Charlotte Community Leadership Council for the Children’s Home Society of North Carolina. She is also a member of Good Friends Charlotte.

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