Ms. McIlveen joined the Charlotte Area Community Board of Lawyers Mutual in 2016. Ms. McIlveen is a family law attorney with offices in Gastonia, Charlotte and Raleigh. Before forming her family law firm, she focused her practice in litigation with Dean & Gibson in Charlotte. Ms. McIlveen is a frequent author and speaker, and guest on both television and radio. She has been named a Rising Star in Super Lawyers, Top 40 Lawyers Under 40, Top 100 Lawyers, Leader in the Law, GLM Marketer of the Year and America’s Premier Experts in Publishing Expert Content. She has published the NC Divorce Guidebook, NC Divorce FAQ and NC Child Custody Process Explained. Ms. McIlveen is a member of the American Bar Association Family Law Section, North Carolina Bar Association and Gaston County Bar. Ms. McIlveen is a graduate of Lenoir-Rhyne College and Case Western Reserve University.