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Susan Gray

Susan Gray
  • Attorney


Winston-Salem, NC






Susan Gray is a Board Certified Family Law Specialist who has been licensed to practice law in North Carolina since 1978 and has been board certified by the North Carolina State Bar in Family Law since 1999.

Areas Of Practice

  • Family Law

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified Family Law Specialist, North Carolina State Bar, 1999

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1978


  • University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
    • J.D - 1978
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
    • B.A - 1975
    • Major: English & Political Science

Published Works

  • Family Law Forum, Past Editor

Representative Cases

  • Soderlund v. Kuch, 143 N.C. App. 361, 2001, N.C. Ct. of Appeals
  • Carolina Mills Lumber Co. v. Huffman, 96 N.C. App. 616, 1989, N.C. Ct. of Appeals
  • Buie v. Daniel International Cpy., 56 N.C. App. 445, 1987, N.C. Ct. of Appeals

Honors and Awards

  • North Carolina Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyer in America, 2013 & 2014
  • “AV” rating with Martindale-Hubbell
  • Featured on the cover of Winston Salem Magazine
  • Best Law Firms for 2016 by U.S. News and World Report
  • Named to the Legal Elite by Business North Carolina magazine for 2007 and 2008
  • Selected by her peers for inclusion in the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 in the field of Family Law
  • Selected as a 2017 Elite Lawyer of the South by The National Law Journal
  • Selected by her peers for inclusion in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© 2019
  • Rated Top 3 Divorce Lawyers - Winston Salem, NC - by Three Best Rated
  • Expertise - Best Family Lawyers in Winston Salem, 2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Forsyth County Bar Association, Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • Alimony Committee of the North Carolina State Bar / Family Law Section Council, Past Chairman

Past Employment Positions

  • Thompson Mann & Hatson, Associate, 1979 to 1986
  • Wells Jenkins Lucas & Jenkins, Partner, 1995 to 2015
  • Cannon Mills Company, In-house Employment Counsel
  • Honorable J. Phil Carlton on the North Carolina Court of Appeals, Research Assistant


  • English


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