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Chicago, IL, November 9, 2015 – The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) announced today that Joslin Davis, a nationally recognized expert in family law, and principal of Allman Spry Davis Leggett & Crumpler, P.A., in Winston-Salem, NC, has been named president. The Academy is comprised of more than 1,600 of the country’s top divorce and family law attorneys.
“I am truly honored to lead the Academy and welcome the opportunity to build upon its prestigious history of excellence,” said Davis. ““The AAML has consistently set the highest standards for the practice of matrimonial law and our members continue to reflect this dedication.”
Davis has also had the honor of serving as president of the North Carolina Chapter of the AAML and as chair of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Family Law Section. She has been chosen for each of the past ten years as one of North Carolina’s top 100 lawyers and top 50 women lawyers in North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine and in Business North Carolina Legal Elite in Family Law.
Currently serving on the Executive Committee of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, which limits its membership to 100 attorneys from across the United States, Davis is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and has been named in Woodward/White, Inc.’s THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA for more than 20 years. In addition, she has lectured extensively and held faculty positions with the ABA Family Law Trial Advocacy Institute and Wake Forest University School of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctorate degree in 1977.
Founded in 1962, the mission of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) is to provide leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law. Comprised of the top 1,600 matrimonial attorneys throughout the nation, members are recognized leaders in the areas of matrimonial law, including divorce, prenuptial agreements, legal separation, annulment, custody, property valuation and division, support, and the rights of unmarried couples. The 1,600 AAML Fellows across the United States are generally recognized by judges and attorneys as preeminent family law practitioners with a high level of knowledge, skill, and integrity and enjoy a reputation for professionalism, competence, and integrity.