150 N. Michigan Ave. Ste. 1420
Chicago, IL 60601

Robin J. Stinson

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Bell, Davis & Pitt, P.A.

Contact Information

Office
PO Box 21029

Winston-Salem NC 27120-1029
Work (336) 722-3700
Fax (336) 722-8153

Office--Street
100 N. Cherry Street
Winston-Salem NC 27101


Practice State

North Carolina

Emphasis

TRepresent Clients in all arenas, including mediation, arbitration, trial and appellate.

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Counties

  • Alleghany, North Carolina
  • Ashe, North Carolina
  • Davidson, North Carolina
  • Davie, North Carolina
  • Forsyth, North Carolina
  • Stokes, North Carolina
  • Surry, North Carolina
  • Wilkes, North Carolina
  • Yadkin, North Carolina

Education

The University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, J.D. 1984 (member, Holderness Moot Court Bench); Duke University, BA, 1981, cum laude

Legal Organizations

North Carolina State Bar, Admitted August, 1984; Admitted to practice in U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; Certified by N. C. State Bar as specialist in Family Law since November 1991. Forsyth County Bar Association/21st Judicial District (President 2001-2002; President-elect 2000-2001, Vice-President 1999-2000, Treasurer 1998-99, Secretary 1997-98; 21st Judicial District Bar Ethics and Grievance Committee, 1994-97, chairman 1996-97). North Carolina Bar Association (Chairman of the Endowment Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association Foundation, Inc. for 2007-2010; Member of Development Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association Foundation, Inc. for 2010-2012; Member of Personnel Committee, 2008-2012; Board of Governors, including service on Associations’ Finance Committee and Board Liaison to the Family Law Section, 2004-2007; Family Law Section Chair 1998-99, Family Law Section Vice-Chair 1997-97, Family Law Council Member 1993 to 1996, Family Forum editor 1995 to 1997 and 2002-2004, Family Law Section Home Page Editor 1999--2000); Dispute Resolution Council 2011-); Chief Justice Joseph Branch Inn of Court (Charter Barrister, 1992 to 1995); Forsyth County Women Attorneys Association; Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers since 2001 ( NC Chapter of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers: Past President, 2010-2012. Rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell law directory; Listed in "The Best Lawyers in America" in Family Law by Woodward/White; Listed in "The Top 100 Super Lawyers" and “The Top 50 Women Attorneys” in North Carolina by Charlotte magazine since 2006; Listed in "Legal Elite - North Carolina's Most Effective Lawyers" for Family Law by Business North Carolina magazine since 2008.

Awards

James E. Cross, Jr. Leadership Award Presented by the Board of Legal Specialization of the NC State Bar Presented in 2007; YWCA Women of Vision Leadership Award Presented in 2002 and 2009.

CLE Presentations

N.C. Bar Foundation, Speaker at October 2011 and February 2012 Intensive Equitable Distribution Seminar on “Third Party Issues in Complex Financial Cases.” Advocates for Justice 2010 Seminar on Trial Method, Speaker on “Direct Examination: Show Them Your Client’s Story.” NC Bar Foundation, Speaker at 2010 NCBA Family Law Section Annual Meeting, 2011 NCBA Legal Assistants Division Annual Meeting, and 2012 NCBA Workers’ Compensation Section Annual Meeting: “Ethics: Managing the Generation Gap in Technology.” N.C. Bar Foundation, 2010 Seminar on 50 Top Cases to Know, Speaker on Family Law Agreements. N.C. Family Law Specialists 2009 Seminar, speaker on “Hot Issues In Evidence and Civil Procedure.” N. C. Bar Foundation: speaker at 2009 Annual Meeting of Alternate Dispute Resolution Section on “Family Financial Overview.” N. C. Bar Foundation, speaker at Estate Planning and Probate Survey Seminar in 2010, 2007, 2004, 2001, 1998, 1996, 1994, and 1991, on "Safeguarding Assets against Marital Breakdown and Divorce." Wake Forest University School of Law CLE: Speaker at 2007 Family Law Seminar on “Civil Procedure Issues in Family Law Cases.” NC Bar Foundation, February 17, 2005 on “The Use and Abuse of Private Investigators and Wiretaps and Other Means of Investigation”; NC Bar Foundation, Speaker at November 2005 and February 2006 Intensive Equitable Distribution Seminar on “HIPAA and Obtaining Medical Records in Domestic Cases”; Wake Forest University School of Law CLE: Speaker at 2005 and 2006 General Practice Seminar on “Family Law Warnings for the General Practitioner”; Wake Forest University School of Law CLE: Speaker at 2005 and 2006 Family Law Seminar on “Third Party Issues In Family Law Cases”; Wake Forest University School of Law CLE: Speaker at 2004 NC Bar Foundation’s Family Law Seminar on “Civil Procedure Issues In Family Law Cases”; North Carolina Bar Association: Speaker at 2004 Evidentiary Issues in Child Custody Cases: Hot Topics in Family Law Seminar on “Evidentiary Issues In Child Custody Cases – Cutting Through the Red Tape.” “How to Practice Family Law in North Carolina” seminar, Half-moon, Inc., on “Preparing for and Appearing at Mediation and Trial” 2004; Adoption Law Case Update; Forsyth County Bar Association 2003; Petitions, Motions and Extraordinary Writs in Appellate Courts; North Carolina Bar Association 2003; Wake Forest University School of Law CLE; Speaker at 2003 Equitable Distribution Seminar on “Jurisdiction and Third Parties”; Wake Forest University School of Law CLE: speaker at 2002 Family Law Seminar on “Third Party Issues 2002.” North Carolina Bar Association: speaker at 2001 Family Law Intensive Seminar, on “Really, What is Marital Debt.” Wake Forest University School of Law CLE: Speaker at 2001 Family Law Seminar on “Third Party Custody and Grandparent Rights.” Wake Forest University School of Law CLE: speaker at 2000 Equitable Distribution Seminar, on "Personal Jurisdiction and Other Issues." Wake Forest University School of Law CLE: speaker at 1998 and 1995 Family Law Litigation Seminar, on "Discovery: Obtaining Documents and Information." Wake Forest University School of Law CLE: speaker at 1997 Equitable Distribution Seminar, on "To Join or Not to Join: Third Parties in Equitable Distribution Cases." Wake Forest University School of Law CLE: speaker at 1996 Family Law Litigation Seminar, on "Selected Evidentiary and Procedural Issues in Domestic Cases," Wake Forest University School of Law CLE: speaker at 1995 Family Law Litigation Seminar, on "Discovery: Obtaining Documents and Information," North Carolina Bar Association: speaker at 1995 Annual Family Law Section Meeting, Charleston, SC, on "Depositions Upon Written Questions," North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers: speaker at January, 1995, Family Law Seminar, Midpines, NC, on "Preparing and Using Exhibits in Domestic Litigation," North Carolina Bar Association: speaker at Intensive Equitable Distribution Seminar in Charlotte, NC, in December, 1993, and in Durham, NC, in February, 1994, on "Is Personal/Professional Goodwill Marital Property? A Survey of Case Law on the Valuation of Professional/ Personal Goodwill versus Business/Practice Goodwill." North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers: speaker at Annual Practical Trial Skills Seminar in Raleigh, NC, in November, 1993, presented paper on "Trial Problems in Domestic Litigation." Wake Forest University School of Law CLE: speaker at Practical Family Law Seminar in Raleigh, NC, on September 23, 1993, on "Civil Procedure, Discovery and Motion Practice in Family Law Cases." Wake Forest University School of Law CLE: speaker at Practical Legal Ethics Seminar in Raleigh, NC, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1998 on Ethical and Professional Issues in the Family Law Practice. North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers: Course Planner for 1992 Family Law Seminar in Raleigh, NC. Wake Forest University School of Law CLE: speaker at Family Law Symposium in Raleigh, NC, on August 22, 1991, on Expert Witnesses in Domestic Cases; co-authored with Joslin Davis "Chapter 15, Expert Witnesses in North Carolina Family Law Practice Manual," Rev. Ed. 1991, published by Wake Forest University CLE. North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers: speaker at Annual Legal Assistants Seminar, July 26, 1991, on "Child Support." National Business Institute: speaker at "Family Law in North Carolina Seminar," in Greensboro, NC, on March 20, 1991

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AAML Chapter

NC Chapter, Past President

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