Family law attorney Manisha P. Patel was honored as member of the 2020 class of North Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s Annual Leaders in the Law presented by NC Law. In lieu of an in-person celebration, North Carolina Lawyers Weekly held a virtual celebration on November 30, 2020 for this year’s honorees. The recorded celebration and Leader interviews can be viewed here. Patel’s written interview was included in the November 30, 2020 special supplemental edition of NC Lawyers Weekly and can be accessed here. Patel was included with 23 other North Carolina Lawyer Leaders “who have gone above and beyond in their profession and in their community,” noted by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly Editor-In-Chief, David Donavan.
“I am honored to be recognized as a leader in the legal profession in North Carolina,” says Patel. “It is truly an honor to be recognized for my dedication and commitment to our community, locally and statewide. I am humbled to be included with outstanding attorneys throughout North Carolina, many of whom I have admired.”
Manisha P. Patel earned her Juris Doctor from Elon University School of Law and holds Bachelor’s degrees in both economics and history from Virginia Tech. With a focus on family law, Patel opened her solo law practice in November 2018. Manisha offers compassionate legal counsel and support to clients during emotionally stressful transitions and difficult life situations. Patel is currently the Immediate Past-President of the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys after two calendar years as President in 2019 and 2020.