Kaitlin Autrey



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Kaitlin joined Ellis Family Law after graduating in the top third of her class from Campbell University School of Law. During law school, Kaitlin was a staff writer for Campbell Law Observer and President of the Students Protecting Minors Association. Prior to working for Ellis Family Law, Kaitlin started her legal career by serving as an intern with Legal Aid of North Carolina as a Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellow, as well as other family law firms in the Raleigh area. Prior to attending law school, Kaitlin graduated summa cum laude from the University of North Carolina with her B.A. in English and minor in Political Science. Kaitlin is passionate about her work with families and she looks forward to helping clients navigate the family law arena during the most difficult of times. Kaitlin currently lives in Durham and during her free time enjoys hiking, baking sweets, and reading fiction.

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning


  • North Carolina


  • Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Buies Creek, North Carolina
    • Honors: Campbell Law Observer
    • Honors: Students Protecting Minors Association
  • University of North Carolina
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    • Major: English
    • Minor: Political Science

Published Works

  • Who is in the Hot Seat when No One is in the Driver’s Seat? How Self-Driving Cars Present a Difficult Question of Personal Liability, Campbell Law Observer, 2021
  • Workers’ Compensation Laws Shift to Meet the Nuanced Needs of the COVID-19 Era, Campbell Law Observer, 2020
  • The Kids Are Not All Right: COVID-19’s Shocking Impact on Children, Campbell Law Observer, 2020

Prior Positions

  • Legal Aid of North Carolina, Intern
  • Guardian ad Litem, Intern
  • Guilford County Public Defender’s Office, Intern
  • Blanchard Community Law Clinic, Intern

Pro Bono Activities

  • Capital Area Teen Court, Volunteer
  • Wills for Heroes, Volunteer
  • Girls Reaching Out, Volunteer