about us

our mission

Creating hope for tomorrow

We recognize that our clients are often facing some of the most difficult moments in their lives and they need someone to take immediate action. Our clients want an advocate, someone who will fight for them in negotiations or in court. However, our clients are also seeking an ally that can provide support and guidance throughout the process.

At Routh Law, we fight for our clients and stand beside them throughout representation. We get to know our clients, their goals, and their ambitions, then help them seek resolutions that fit their specific needs. In more high conflict cases, we are fully prepared to go to trial for our clients. Whatever the case may be, our mission is to help clients' through challenging life moments and create hope for tomorrow.

Maria and Christina

Kelly Routh

Founding Attorney

About kelly

Kelly is a family law attorney in North Carolina, and has nearly a decade of experience in family law litigation and negotiation. She is a fierce advocate for the rights of her clients, and has also developed a reputation as a go-to litigator in divorces that go to trial.

To Kelly, clients are not just another case file. She believes in her clients. Whether it is helping a client leave an abusive home, or assisting someone through a contentious divorce, Kelly provides the compassion, support, and zeal that clients can rely on during difficult life moments.

Kelly attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as an undergraduate, and majored in both Political Science and Psychology. She later received her law degree from Elon University School of Law.


  • Rising Star, SuperLawyers, 2021
  • Legal Elite, Business North Carolina, 2021
  • Client Champion Platinum, Martindale-Hubbell, 2021
  • Legal Elite, Business North Carolina, 2018
  • Legal Elite, Business North Carolina, 2017
  • Legal Elite, Business North Carolina, 2016
  • Client Distinction Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2016
  • Top 10 Attorneys Under 40, National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys, 2016
  • Top 40 under 40, The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40, 2015
  • Preeminent 4.9 out of 5, Martindale-Hubbell, 2015
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Family Law Award, 2011


  • Elon University School of Law., J.D., Cum Laude.
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. B.A., Political Science and Psychology

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association

Brittany McEachern

Certified Paralegal

About Brittany

Brittany is a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal at Routh Law, PLLC. With over five years of experience as a family law paralegal, she plays a crucial role at our law firm and uses her many talents to provide personalized service to our clients throughout representation. Among other things, Brittany assists our team in mediation, trial, and deposition preparation, as well as maintaining client files and client communication.

Brittany attended University of North Carolina at Charlotte as an undergraduate, and majored in Criminal Justice. She later received her paralegal certificate from UNC Charlotte in 2015.


  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Paralegal Certificate
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte, B.A. in Criminal Justice


  • North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal
Maria and Christina

What We Do

Full-Service Family Law Firm

As a full-service family law firm, Routh Law operates in a wide variety of practice areas, including divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, separation agreements, premarital and prenuptial agreements, domestic violence cases, and more.

We recognize that settling a family law dispute outside of court is often ideal, but we will not hesitate to bring a case to trial if it is in your best interests.

To learn more about our practice, what we do, and how we can help you during this difficult time, contact us for an initial consultation.

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Why Choose us?

What Makes Routh Law Different

At Routh Law, our individualized, client-focused approach is what makes us different from other divorce and family law firms in North Carolina. We do more than just provide you with legal advice and representation. We provide you with the support and attention you need to navigate this difficult time in your life. Throughout representation, our team will be on your side to support you. Contact us today to schedule an initial consultation.

locations we serve

Located in Charlotte, NC, Routh Law serves clients throughout North Carolina, including the following counties:
  • Guilford County
  • Rockingham County
  • Burke County
  • Union County
  • Catawba County
  • Gaston County
  • Mecklenburg County
  • Davidson County
  • Forsyth County
  • Iredell County
  • Cabarrus County
  • Lincoln County
Are we the right firm for you? Call 704-519-2744 to learn more.

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