Laura B. Burt- Charlotte Family Law Attorney


B.A., UNC-Chapel Hill, 1988
J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 1991

Practice Focus- Family Law and Collaborative Law

Laura B. Burt advises clients in various areas of family law including Separation, Property Settlement, Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support and Premarital Agreements. After litigating family law matters for many years, Ms. Burt now focuses her practice on working with clients that want to reach out of court settlements. Ms. Burt has extensive experience in negotiating resolutions to complex property settlement and alimony cases and finding creative solutions to resolve child custody issues. Ms. Burt particularly enjoys finding creative ways to resolve issues in contentious situations. Ms. Burt is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law.

Laura B. Burt was a founding member of the Mecklenburg County Collaborative Family Law Practice Group and has served in various positions for the group including Vice President and President. Ms. Burt is a frequent speaker at NC continuing legal education seminars on family law issues and particularly on Collaborative Law matters. Ms. Burt represents clients in the negotiation and mediation of family law matters and enjoys practicing collaboratively.

Bar and Community Involvement

  • Board Certified Specialist in Family Law
  • AV Rated Attorney
  • 2019 Named a SuperLawyer Selectee
  • 2017, 2015, 2013, 2010, 2007 Named by Business North Carolina Magazine among North Carolina’s Legal Elite in the area of Family Law
  • 2005-present Certified NC Family Financial Settlement Mediator
  • 2011-2012 President, Mecklenburg County Collaborative Family LawPractice Group
  • 2009-2011 Vice President, Mecklenburg County Collaborative Family Law Practice Group
  • Speaker at Family Law Continuing Legal Education Programs in Mecklenburg County, NC on Family Law matters and particularly on collaborative law issues
  • Attends Myers Park Methodist Church
  • Has held Various Positions including Room Mom and VP of Community Support at Providence Day School
122 Cherokee Rd, Suite 1, 28207  704-332-3282