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Physical Address:
Wells Fargo Building
150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1151
Raleigh, NC 27602

(Wake County)
(919) 821-4711
Fax: (919) 829-1583

Tharrington Smith's Family Law Team


Evan Horwitz, Raleigh Family Law Specialist

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Evan Horwitz is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law, a Certified Family Financial Mediator, and Arbitrator. He devotes his practice exclusively to family law and divorce appeals. He is admitted to practice before all courts in North Carolina, as well as the United States District Courts in both the Middle and Eastern Districts North Carolina. He is a partner in the firm.

Evan is a member of the Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the Wake County Bar Association. He currently serves as the Chair of the Family Law Specialization Committee of the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization and as an Adjunct Professor at Campbell University School of Law teaching Family Law Planning. Evan is a frequent speaker at law schools and continuing legal education programs and serves on the board of North Carolina FC Youth as Board Counsel.

He has been continuously selected to both North Carolina Super Lawyers since 2015 and Best Lawyers in America Family Law Section since 2016 and has been recognized by the Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite Family Law Section. Evan is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell.

Evan earned an undergraduate degree from Indiana University in 1997 and his law degree from the Norman A. Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University in 2001. After law school, Evan served as a law clerk to North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Robert F. Orr.

Mr. Horwitz is a native of North Carolina. He and his wife, Debbie, have two children.


Norman A. Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University

  • Juris Doctor, 2001
  • Managing Editor, Campbell Law Review

Indiana University

  • BA, Criminal Justice, Minor in History, 1997


  • North Carolina Supreme Court, Law Clerk to Justice Robert F. Orr, 2001


  • North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Family Law
  • North Carolina Certified Family Financial Mediator

Community Engagement:

  • North Carolina FC Youth, Board Counsel

Professional Dedication

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section Member, Litigation Section Member, Bar Candidate Interview Committee, Member
  • North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, Family Law Specialist Committee, Member, Chair 2019-2020

Memberships & Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar, 2001
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2001
  • Wake County Bar Association, Member, 2001
  • 10th Judicial District Bar, 2001

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