Raleigh Divorce Attorney Carole Gailor started practice in family law litigation in Virginia in 1978. She and her family moved to North Carolina in 1982 where she continued practicing family law with Boyce, Mitchell, Burns and Smith in Raleigh. In 1986, she joined the Raleigh office of Womble, Carlyle, Sandridge and Rice as a litigation partner, practicing there until 1994, when she opened Gailor & Associates, PLLC (now Gailor Hunt Jenkins Davis Taylor & Gibbs, PLLC). Carole has maintained an extensive domestic relations litigation practice throughout North Carolina. She is a certified family financial mediator and is certified in arbitration by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Carole has acted as a mediator and arbitrator in domestic and family law cases for many years. Her expertise in the areas of business valuation and financial analysis enable her to understand and successfully contest or defend complex business valuations at trial or arbitration.
Throughout her career, Carole has devoted time and energy to improving the quality of the practice of family law. She served on the committee to rewrite and implement the Wake County Domestic Court Rules, promoting early financial disclosure in support cases. She has taught numerous family law courses, and has been a Board Certified Family Law Specialist since 1989.
Carole was admitted to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in 1997 and sat for many years on the Academy’s Board of Governors. She is active in the North Carolina Chapter of the AAML as a member of the Board of Examiners. Carole is licensed to practice in North Carolina, and the District of Columbia.
In 2013 Carole was honored with the prestigious Super Lawyers distinction and named one of the Top 50 Women of the year.