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Libby James among honorees at the 2017 Charlotte ATHENA Leadership Awards

Wednesday 11/1/2017 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


The Mint Museum - Uptown
500 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202


Charlotte Athena

Horack Talley family law attorney Elizabeth "Libby" James is named among the 2017 recipients of the Charlotte ATHENA Corporate Leadership award.

Libby James has aided hundreds of families during critical moments of their lives as a family law attorney. She is also known for giving back as a teacher and volunteer leader. A board-certified specialist in family law, she teaches other attorneys in professional settings, including the N.C. Family Law Annual Meeting, where she has been a speaker three times on new case law.

Libby actively develops leaders, advances women and children in our region, and contributes to the city’s religious life. She graduated from Leadership Charlotte in 2012 and has served on its selection committee since then, identifying a new generation of leaders for our region. Libby has been a volunteer attorney with the Council for Children’s Rights since 2014 to aid children in the most contentious divorce cases. Thanks in part to her work, Horack Talley received the Outstanding Firm Service Award from the Council in 2015. Libby also volunteers on the membership committee of the Women’s Impact Fund to encourage women passionate about improving Charlotte to join this powerful organization. An active member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Libby has been its stewardship chair since 2012.

About Charlotte ATHENA Leadership Awards®

The non-profit is a professional women’s leadership organization which supports and inspires women leaders and recognizes those women in the community that have achieved a high level of professional excellence in their careers and their community. For more information about the annual Charlotte ATHENA Awards, please follow this link to the organization website.



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