Anna Claire Turpin Expands Litigation Practice to Family Law

February 22, 2021


Raleigh, N.C. (February 22, 2021) – Smith Debnam, a regional law firm with offices in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Charleston, South Carolina, today announced that attorney Anna Claire Turpin is formally expanding her litigation practice to focus more exclusively on Family Law matters. Turpin joined Smith Debnam as an associate attorney in 2019 after serving as a Smith Debnam summer associate in 2018.

As a member of the firm’s family law group, Turpin represents individuals and families in family law matters, applying her strong litigation experience to help her clients through the prenuptial, separation, divorce, child support, or child custody process.

“We are very excited to have Anna Claire join the firm’s family law section as an official member,” says Lynn W. McNally, senior partner in the firm’s family law and litigation practice group. “Since shifting her focus to family law, Anna Claire has quickly become a valuable resource. She has a natural ability to set clients at ease while helping them navigate difficult times. Her contributions have already made an impact. We look forward to seeing her thrive!”

Turpin obtained her B.A. in International Affairs from James Madison University and her J.D. from Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law. While at Campbell and a member of the Campbell University Mock Trial Team, Turpin received the Outstanding Advocate Award, and the team took home the law school’s first National Championship title at the American Association of Justice (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Competition. Turpin is licensed to practice in the State of North Carolina.

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