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Jon-Michael McNew

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Jon-Michael McNew, Charlotte Family LawyerJon-Michael McNew: Strategic Family Law Advocate in Charlotte, NC

Jon-Michael McNew is a seasoned associate attorney in our Charlotte, NC, office. He is known for his adept litigation skills and courtroom presence. His comprehensive background, from international tax law to civil litigation, equips him with the unique acumen to address the multifaceted challenges of family law with strategic precision. He represents clients in family law matters, including divorce, custody, alimony, child support, and property division.

Diverse Background with a Business Edge

Jon-Michael began his professional journey at KPMG in international tax, where he also earned his CPA designation (currently inactive). His subsequent role as an internal auditor at Wells Fargo further honed his financial expertise, making him exceptionally adept at connecting with our business-savvy clients. This foundation in high-stakes business environments enhances his approach to family law, providing a distinctive perspective that benefits his clients extensively.

Adaptable Litigator with a Passion for Family Law

Transitioning to litigation during the tumultuous times of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jon-Michael developed a resilient and adaptive legal style, deftly managing dynamic and challenging cases. His experience in other areas of litigation from 2021 to 2024 fortified his confidence in handling complex litigation, reinforcing his capability to effectively counter any challenge the opposition poses. Drawn back to the unique challenges of family law in 2024, he now thrives on the frequent courtroom engagements this area of law provides.

Academic Excellence and Community Involvement

Jon-Michael is an alumnus of the University of South Carolina, where he completed his undergraduate degree in accounting and Juris Doctor. His law school tenure was marked by exceptional academic achievements, including earning the CALI award (highest grade in class) in five courses. These accolades reflect his meticulous attention to detail and commitment to excellence, traits he brings to every case.

Personal Life and Community Connections

A Charlotte resident, Jon-Michael enjoys exploring North Carolina's diverse landscapes, from the mountains around Asheville to the serene beaches. A new father and devoted husband, he values family time above all, sharing his life with his wife, Zulema, their newborn child, and their beloved dog, Simba. His deep community ties and personal experiences enrich his understanding and empathy toward his clients' familial concerns.

Your Trusted Partner in Family Law

Jon-Michael McNew is more than just an attorney; he is a dedicated advocate committed to safeguarding your interests and navigating the complexities of your family law cases. With Jon-Michael, you gain not only a lawyer with a robust legal and financial background but also a strategic partner who understands the value of your story and the importance of achieving favorable outcomes in and out of court. 

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