Ms. Morgenstern was an associate with the law
firm of Hill, Evans, Jordan & Beatty, P.L.L.C. from 1986 until forming her
own firm in 1993. She joined Black,
Slaughter & Black, P.A. in October 2015.
Ms. Morgenstern's practice is limited solely to family law. She was
certified as a specialist in family law by the North Carolina State Bar in 1991,
and has been a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers since 1994, currently serving as President-Elect.
Ms. Morgenstern has served as chair of the
Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, and on various
committees of the N. C. Family Law Section and North Carolina State Bar. Ms. Morgenstern is a frequent speaker at
continuing legal education seminars sponsored by such providers as the North
Carolina Bar Foundation, UNC Law School,
Wake Forest University School of Law, and the Greensboro and High Point Bar Associations.
She has also served an adjunct professor
of family law at Elon University School of Law and Wake Forest Law School and as
a guest lecturer at the University of North Carolina School of Law.
Ms. Morgenstern has written and presented on a
wide range of topics, including custody, child support, alimony, equitable
distribution, valuation of professional licenses and degrees, proving income
and depression of income, reconciliation agreements, the Model Relocation Act,
ethics, and deposition techniques. She is certified as an arbitrator by the
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and spends a substantial amount of her
time conducting mediations.
Ms. Morgenstern is listed in Best Lawyers in
America in the areas of family law and family law mediation, and in North
Carolina Super Lawyers in the area of family law and as one of the top 50 women
lawyers in the state. She has an AV
Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.