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The Law Offices of Ashley-Nicole Russell, P.A.
Family Law Practice

The Law Offices of Ashley-Nicole Russell, P.A. are located in Raleigh and Greenville, North Carolina. Attorney Ashley-Nicole opened both firms with a mission to guide and protect her clients through conflict and keep them out of Court. Divorcing couples today want to be protected, but they also want to protect their children and their assets from the numerous costs of litigation. Ashley-Nicole is dedicated to helping her clients stay positive in the face of adversity and a settlement model that allows her clients to avoid going to court. She is honored to provide quality options for divorce to the people located in the Triangle and Eastern North Carolina.
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    Ashley-Nicole Russell

    Eastern North Carolina's First Collaborative Attorney

    Ashley-Nicole Russell is the first practicing Collaborative Attorney in Greenville and Eastern NC. She graduated from Appalachian State University, Magna Cum Laude, with a BS in Political Science and a BSCJ in Criminal Justice. She went on to graduate Magna Cum Laude from North Carolina Central University School of Law. There she obtained her Juris Doctor and a Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the Dispute Resolution Institute. Ashley-Nicole received special training in Wilmington, NC with the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and is a member of IACP.

  • Carolyn Detmer

    Carolyn Detmer was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin. She graduated from Wells College with a BA in Art History. In 2016, she received her Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina School of Law. Ms. Detmer understands both the personal and familial stress a divorce can bring. She is committed to helping clients navigate the process with a calm and supportive practice, whether through the collaborative process or litigation.

Ashley-Nicole is surrounded by a team of caring individuals that help clients navigate the emotional stress of divorce and separation. Attorneys Ashley-Nicole Russell and Carolyn Detmer are dedicated to understanding client’s needs and protecting their interests.



  • Huge Help

    Ashley Nicole Russell was a huge help to me walking me through my separation and divorce process. I am glad that I had an attorney that not only met all of my needs but did so with compassion and understanding.

    Nicole Griffin

    Source: Facebook
  • Highly Recommend

    I recently hired Ashley-Nicole Russell to help with my separation. Both she and Cassidy Johnson went above and beyond my expectations and made a difficult situation less stressful. They made me feel comfortable talking to them and answered any and all questions. Highly Recommend!


    Source: Avvo
  • Very compassionate. Very professional.

    Ms. Russell wrote my separation agreement and represented me during my uncontested divorce. She is very professional yet very compassionate. She made a very difficult situation easier. Her recommendations helped me make the best decisions for my future. I highly recommend Ashley-Nicole Russell.


    Source: Google
  • Wonderful Attorney

    Ashley-Nicole Russell was amazing during my separation. She helped guide me through the collaborative process of separation from my husband. She was quick to return calls and to the point so time wasn't wasted. Ms. Russell was an asset to my family during a difficult time.


    Source: Avvo
  • Amazing Experience

    Great lawyer! Extremely professional and thorough. Will definitely be recommending Ashley-Nicole to friends in need of the best!

    Matt Smith

    Source: Facebook

Collaborative Divorce Benefits

  • Individual
    by an Attorney

  • Avoid the
    Cost of Litigation

  • Maintain
    Your Privacy

  • Retain
    Control Over
    Decision Making

  • Preserve
    Your Own

  • Protect Your

  • Divorce
    with Dignity

  • Individual
    by an Attorney