Ms. Elise Putnam


Elise Putnam is a vastly experienced Family Law and Appellate attorney.  She has dedicated her career and practice to helping people throughout Western North Carolina. She received her law degree from Regent University School of Law, Cum Laude, in Virginia Beach and holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from Appalachian State University.  She is a member of the North Carolina State Bar and the 28th Judicial District Bar.

Selected as one of only a handful of lawyers to represent parents in juvenile appellate matters by NC Indigent Defense Services, Elise has handled numerous appeals and argued successfully before the highest courts in the state. Her meticulous attention to detail and high standard of client care make her an excellent choice in any family law matter.

Elise is a Buncombe County native.  She is married with two children and a Great Dane dog. She enjoys hiking, cooking and reading, and travel.  She is a national park enthusiast and especially enjoys historic national park lodges.

Member Bar Number: 35519

Practice Areas

Family Law

States Licensed


North Carolina Bar 2006


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