216 North McDowell Street Suite 110,
Charlotte, NC 28204

Eric S. Meredith

Founder & Managing Partner

Eric S. Meredith

Attorney in Charlotte

Founding partner Eric S. Meredith, with his business partner, established the law firm of Jetton & Meredith upon graduating from law school and has been practicing law here since that time. Mr. Meredith focuses his practice exclusively on cases related to divorce and family law, child custody, child support, post-separation support and alimony, equitable distribution, and all other areas involving family law and domestic law.

Mr. Meredith has received many awards and recognition for his work in the area of divorce and family law. Mr. Meredith and the firm of Jetton & Meredith have been the subject of various publications in the Charlotte Business Journal, Triad Business Journal, and South Charlotte Living Magazine.

In 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 Mr. Meredith was named as an honoree on North Carolina’s Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, which recognizes the top 2.5% of attorneys in North Carolina under the age of 40. Mr. Meredith has also been recognized by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys as one of the 10 Best Attorneys for North Carolina. Mr. Meredith was named as one of the Premier 100 trial attorneys in North Carolina by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Meredith was accepted as a Lifetime Member of the Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America, which recognized him as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in North Carolina, as announced in the January 2015 edition of the American Bar Association Journal. He was recently named 2018 legal elite by Business North Carolina magazine.

  • Areas of Practice

    Divorce & Family Law

    • Equitable Distribution
    • Post-separation Support and Alimony
    • Child Custody
    • Child Support
    • Agreements (Separation, Prenuptial and Post-nuptial)
    • Domestic Violence
    • Mediation
    • Arbitration
    • Same-Sex Marriages
    • Alienation of Affection and Criminal Conversation
  • Education
    • J.D., Elon University School of Law, Founding Class of 2009
    • B.A., North Carolina State University, cum laude, 2005
  • Bar Admissions, Professional Associations & Memberships

    Bar Admissions:

    • North Carolina, 2009
    • United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina

    Professional Associations & Memberships:

    • North Carolina State Bar
    • North Carolina Bar Association
      • Family Law Section, Member
    • Mecklenburg County Bar
      • Family Law Section, Member
      • Young Lawyers Division, Former Member

    Pro Bono Activities:

    • Carmel Country Club, Member
    • Verdict Ridge Golf and Country Club, Member
    • TPC Piper Glen, Former Member
    • Myers Park Methodist Church
    • Elon University School of Law Alumni Counsel
    • Charlotte Junior Chamber of Commerce, Former Treasurer, Former Member
    • Kiwanis International, Former Member
  • Awards & Recognition
    • Rising Stars℠, North Carolina Super Lawyers®, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019
    • Legal Elite, Family Law,Business North Carolina, 2016, 2018 and 2019
    • Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Inc., 2015-2018
    • Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 in North Carolina, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2016, 2017
    • Premier 100, National Academy of Jurisprudence, 2017
    • Best Attorney Member in North Carolina, Rue Ratings’ Best Attorneys of America, 2015, 2016
    • 10 Best in Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2015, 2016
    • Top One Percent, National League of Renowned Attorneys, 2016
    • Top 10 Lawyers, National Association of Family Law Attorneys, 2015
    • Premier 100 Trial Attorney, American Academy of Trial Attorneys, 2015
    • Avvo Clients’ Choice Award – Divorce Law, Avvo, 2015
    • Reader’s Choice Award for Best Charlotte Attorney, Charlotte Observer, 2015
  • In the Media
    • The New Year Brings New Changes to Taxes When it Comes to Getting a Divorce”, WBTV News, January 3, 2019
    • “The Legal Elite*”, QC Exclusive, The Quintessential Charlotte Luxury Magazine, No. 54, Holiday 2018 Issue
    • “Labbie Prenup: What Happens to Your Dog if You Get Divorced?”, Labrador Retriever Guide, July 29, 2015
    • “Working On Results”, South Charlotte Living Magazine, June 1, 2011
    • “Legally Bound: Burdened With Debt, Law Grads Troubled by Lack of Sure Options”, Triad Business Journal, Vol. 13, No. 30, April 1, 2011
    • “Planning Pays Off for Charlotte Legal Duo”, Charlotte Business Journal, April 15, 2011
  • Personal Information

    A native of North Carolina, Mr. Meredith was born and raised in High Point, North Carolina. Mr. Meredith was offered various scholarships to play golf at the collegiate level; however, he chose to attend North Carolina State University for his undergraduate studies.

    Mr. Meredith currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina, with his wife, Nadia, and their daughter, Sophia. Eric enjoys playing golf at Carmel Country Club and Verdict Ridge Golf and Country Club. Mr. Meredith regularly attends church at Myers Park United Methodist Church and has volunteered with multiple local organizations, including the First Tee of Charlotte, the Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte, Kiwanis International, and the YMCA of Greater Charlotte. Eric previously served as the Treasurer of the Charlotte Junior Chamber of Commerce and previously served on the Board of the Men’s Golf Association at TPC Piper Glen Country Club.

    Quick Facts:

    • Eric is a scratch golfer and is a member of Carmel Country Club and Verdict Ridge Golf & Country Club.
    • Eric is widely known in the legal community as ‘The Lawyer With The Shoes.’ Eric has an extensive collection of two-toned wingtip spectator dress shoes.
    • Eric is an avid University of Tennessee football fan, where his father attended college
    • Eric is a dog lover, and he owns an Airedale Terrier named Sully

Client Testimonials*

The Opinions that Matter Most
  • “Far exceeded my expectations”

    Former Client
  • “No worries and had no extra paperwork or money to pay.”

    Former Client
  • “They took full control of the matter and ensured an expeditious conclusion.”

    Former Client
  • “It was SO easy to work with Mark and Eric!”

    Former Client
  • “The result was the absolute best I could have hoped for.”

    Former Client
  • “Anyone working with this law firm is in great hands.”

    Former Client
  • “I was confident we made the right choice in lawyers.”

    Former Client
  • “I am glad to know I have a lawyer like Jetton & Meredith for life!”

    Former Client
  • “Jetton & Meredith totally saved the day.”

    Former Client
  • “I would highly recommend Jetton & Meredith to any close friends and family!”

    Former Client
  • “Eric Meredith and his staff were friendly, courteous, patient, and very professional”

    Former Client
  • “Jetton & Meredith you are my heroes!”

    Former Cient
  • “The entire process was handled quickly and in a very professional manner.”

    Former Client
  • “These guys are miracle workers.”

    Former Client
  • “I was very pleased with their representation.”

    Former Client

Awards

  • Super Lawyers - Rising Star
  • BBB - Start With Trust
  • Business North Carolina Legal Elite
  • American Association of Attorneys - Premier DUI
  • Top 40
  • MVTL - Top 25
  • NAFLA - Top Ten Ranking 2015
  • AATA - Premier 100
  • AIFLA - 10 Best 2015
  • TGDWW - Top Lawyer 2015
  • ASLA 2015 Top 40 Lawyer Under 40
  • AIPIA - 10 Best 2018 Law Firm
  • AIPIA - 10 Best 2018 Attorney
  • Attorney and Practice Magazine's Criminal Defense top 10
  • Avvo Clients' Choice 2015 Criminal Defense
  • Avvo Clients' Choice 2015 Divorce
  • TNTL Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • RUE Ratings Best Attorneys of America - 2015

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