Family Law Society

2011-12 FLS Officers

The purpose of the Family Law Society (FLS) is to give members a practical understanding of family law problems and solutions through interaction with family law professionals; to provide a forum for the discussion of family law issues; and to disseminate information to students about opportunities in the field.  Issues in Family Law include marriage and divorce, child custody, adoption, paternity, domestic violence, child abuse, foster care, juvenile justice, etc.

Some of our events throughout the school year include:

  • Young Attorney's Panel and Social
  • Judges Panel and Networking Event
  • Movie Nights
  • Networking Lunches featuring
  • Attorneys from the Children's Law Center of Central North Carolina
  • Mediator
  • Private Investigator
  • Social Worker

In addition, FLS provides Continuing Legal Education opportunities in which interested students have the opportunity to attend (free of charge). FLS also holds fundraising events and provides volunteer opportunities throughout the school year benefiting Family Services of the Piedmont, the Children's Home Society, and the Battered Women's Shelter.

If you are interested in joining the Family Law Society or have any questions, please feel free to contact any of the Executive Board Members:

President: Rachel Spears

Vice President: Kelly Stage

Treasurer: John Hunter Fede


Public Relations: Sam Viscuso

Fundraising Chair: Emily Pfeiffer

Faculty Advisor: Barbara Morgenstern (Family Law attorney and Elon Law Adjunct Professor)

Pictured above:

Back row (left to right): Savannah Mangum, Heather Dolan, Tara Austin, Ashley Hansen
Front row (left to right): Kathryn Corey, Chelsea Anderson, Constance Apple