Tharrington Smith, LLP
Jaye Meyer is listed in the Best Lawyers in America® and North Carolina Super Lawyers®. She has been recognized by Business North Carolina magazine as one of the "Legal Elite" in North Carolina. Ms. Meyer is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law, a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and is certified as a Family Financial Mediator.
Ms. Meyer was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 1990. She received her B.A. cum laude from Wake Forest University and her J.D. with High Honors from the University of North Carolina, where she served as Editor-In-Chief of the North Carolina Law Review.
Ms. Meyer has served on the Family Law Council of the North Carolina Bar Association and was the Chair of the North Carolina Bar Association Family Law Section in 2000-2001. She is the past Chair of the Family Law Specialization Committee of the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization and received the Howard L. Gum Service Award in 2008. She was elected to the Board of Law Examiners in 2007.
Ms. Meyer is the past Chair of the Family Law Continuing Legal Education Curriculum Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association and is a frequent course planner and speaker at Continuing Legal Education programs throughout the state. Ms. Meyer has recently lectured on the following topics: "Cohabitation Sufficient to Terminate Alimony," "Use of Wiretap Evidence," "Domestic Violence and Related Laws," "Divisible Property and Distribution of Marital Assets," "Family Law Basics -- Case Management," "Modification and Enforcement of Judgments in Family Law Cases," and "Rules 4 and 45 of the North Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure." Ms Meyer received the Super Lawyers award for top 50 Women Lawyers in North Carolina.
Ms. Meyer's hobbies are hiking and running. She has completed 61 marathons since 1994.