Rose Stout, a partner with the firm, is a highly respected attorney, characterized by humility, strength, compassion and a proven ability to effectively advocate for her clients.With over 20 years of experience, Rose represents clients in all aspects of family law, including divorce, custody, property division, child support and alimony. She has been a Board Certified Family Law Specialist by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization since 1991, with extensive trial experience in family law court. Rose also frequently serves as an effective mediator in family law matters, assisting clients in resolving differences without the costly and difficult process of going to court.Rose has been recognized by her family law peers as an outstanding lawyer in her field of practice. Her accolades include being listed among North Carolina Super Lawyers as well as among the Best Lawyers in America. As a leader in the family law practice group at Smith Debnam, Rose places a high priority on mentoring younger attorneys in the field. She is a model of integrity and sincerity with an intimate knowledge of her area of practice.Clients and professional colleagues alike are impressed by her poise and responsiveness generated from a genuine concern and respect for others. Those who work with Rose are never surprised to receive a hand-written note or a thoughtful gift. This evident character is also modeled through her active participation in the community, and her committed service to her church and family.