Elizabeth James

Elizabeth James

Offit Kurman P.A.

Profile

Elizabeth “Libby” Johnstone James

Education

South Caroline, J.D. 2005

Admitted to Practice

2005 North Carolina; 2007 South Carolina

AAML Position(s) Held

National
  • N/A
State
  • Board of Managers, 2020-2022

Legal Organizations

  • North Carolina Bar Association: Board Certified Family Law Specialist (2010-present), NC Family Law Council (2021-2024), Family LawSpecialization Committee (2019-2021), Alimony Committee (Co-Chair 2019-2020), Domestic ViolenceIssues Committee, Co-Chair (2015-2016)Mecklenburg County Bar: Board of Directors, Member (2018-2021), Mecklenburg County Bar: ExecutiveCommittee (2019-2021), Family Law Section (Chair 2019-2020, Co-Chair 2018-2019), Pro Bono and LegalServices Committee, Member (2017-2019), Fee Dispute Resolution Committee, Member (2014, 2015,2016), Grievance Committee, Member (2011, 2012, 2013), Young Lawyer’s Division, Past MembershipCommittee Co-Chair

CLE Presentations

  • Violence in the Home, Advanced Family Law, National Business Institute (February 23, 2021)Co-Planner, Practical Magic (2020 Essentials of Family Law), North Carolina Bar Association (November 2020)Client Intake and Motions in Divorce, Handling Divorce Cases, National Business Institute (February 3, 2020)Legal Ethics, Handling Divorce Cases, National Business Institute (February 3, 2020)Effectively Arguing Contempt Issues, Advanced Family Law forum hosted by the National Business Institute, Charlotte, NC (August 16, 2018), PanelistTools for Your Toolbox: Litigating a Family Law Case – Direct and Cross-Examinations, North Carolina Advocates for Justice (February 2018)Case Law Update, Family Law Section Annual Meeting (2017)Family Law Update, NCBA Annual Review (2015)Case Law Update, Family Law Section Annual Meeting (2015)Case Law Update, Family Law Section Annual Meeting (2014)

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