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Kisha Patel

Kisha Patel, Raleigh family law attorneyKisha Patel is a distinguished family law attorney in our Raleigh office, known for her expertise in high-asset equitable distribution and alimony cases. She adeptly represents clients, including business owners, navigating the complexities of substantial marital estates and financial matters.

Journey to Family Law

Early Aspirations and Education: Growing up loud, studious, and outspoken, Patel was often told she would become a lawyer. Embracing this path, she attended Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA, earning her B.A. in Politics and Gender and Women’s Studies. 

Legal Education and Advocacy: Her journey then led her to Chapel Hill, where she fell in love with North Carolina and decided to call it home. At Carolina Law, Patel excelled in advocacy, joining the Holderness Moot Court team and the Broun National Trial Team. She's a member of the North Carolina State Bar and the Wake County Bar Association. 

Professional Expertise and Skills

High-Asset Cases and Business Owners: Patel frequently handles high-asset equitable distribution and alimony cases, skillfully representing clients with substantial financial interests. Her experience with clients who own businesses equips her to address the intricate financial and legal challenges they face in family law disputes. Patel is equally adept at representing clients in child custody matters. 

Stellar Trial Skills and Negotiation: Known for her exceptional trial abilities, Patel successfully navigates the courtroom with confidence and precision. Her talent for negotiating favorable settlements is a hallmark of her practice, ensuring that her client's rights and interests are effectively represented and protected.

Personal Experience and Professional Commitment

Cultural Understanding and Representation: Her unique background as a child of immigrants from Gujarat, India, enriches her understanding of diverse cultural aspects of legal matters. Patel's Indian roots and upbringing in America enable her to connect deeply with clients, addressing unique cultural considerations in family law cases. Her expertise includes navigating international aspects and cultural traditions within the divorce process.

Advocacy Rooted in Personal Experience: Patel's personal experience with her parent's divorce as a child drives her commitment to be a voice for her clients and their children. She understands the emotional toll of family legal battles and aims to ease clients' burdens by shouldering their legal worries.

Personal Life and Values

Patel enjoys a vibrant life outside the courtroom, indulging in her love for vegetarian cooking, community volunteering, and supporting the Tar Heels.

Kisha Patel: A Synthesis of Skill, Empathy, and Cultural Insight

Kisha Patel stands out as more than just a lawyer; she is a dedicated advocate, a cultural liaison, and a champion for her clients' rights and well-being. Her combination of legal expertise, personal experience, and cultural fluency makes her a formidable ally in the challenging landscape of family law.

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Kisha Patel Clients’ Choice Award 2024


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    • Listed in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America 2024
    • Rising Star, Super Lawyers 2024
    • Legal Elite, Business North Carolina 2024
    • Client Choice Award, Avvo 2021-2024
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