Michael S. Harrell has been practicing domestic, appellate, and civil litigation with Manning Fulton since he was licensed in 1990. With experience in over 100 appeals and over forty published opinions, and having made court appearances in at least 53 of North Carolina’s 100 counties during his career, Mike has substantial civil and appellate experience throughout the state.
Mike’s trial practice is presently centered on domestic relations law, representing clients in matter such as divorce, custody, property settlements, and adoptions. He also has significant experience in landlord-tenant disputes, collections judgments and enforcement, and a broad scope of other civil litigation matters. His appellate experience is practically umatched in the state, having been involved in over 100 appeals during the course of his career. This work has resulted in over forty published opinions from the North Carolina Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, establishing precedents in a wide variety of areas such as adoptions, landlord/tenant, administrative, and business disputes.