Bobby D. Mills

Raleigh, North Carolina

phone 919-821-1860
fax 919-821-1816
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Mr. Mills is a member of the Family Law Section of Herring & Mills, PLLC. He has been practicing law in Raleigh, North Carolina since 1991. His practice is limited to Family Law and Adoption. He is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law. He represents clients in Family Law and Adoption matters in the North Carolina District Courts. He has represented clients in United States District Court in matters related to International Child Abductions and the Hague Convention. He is also a trained Family Law Mediator.

Mr. Mills is an experienced adoption attorney. He is a member of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys. He represents adoptive parents in agency and independent adoptions, both intrastate and interstate. He also represents birth parents in the adoption process.

Areas of Practice:
Family Law
Litigation Percentage:
50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Board Certified Specialist, Family Law, North Carolina State Bar


Bar Admissions:
North Carolina, 1985
Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, North Carolina
University of North Carolina, Asheville, North Carolina, 1982
Major:  History
Major:  Political Science


Published Works:
Adoption Law, Overview of North Carolina Laws, Professional Development Network, 1999
Retirement and Welfare Benefit Plan Issues for Family Law Attorneys: Overview of NonERISA Retirement Plans -Understanding Federal Government and Military Retirement Plans, Family Law Section, Mecklenburg County Association, September, 2000
The Relationship Between Immigration & Adoption Law, NC Academy of Trial Lawyers, The Effective Lawyer, Part 2, April, 2005


Representative Cases:
In Re: The Adoption of Baby Girl Anderson, 165 N.C. App. 413 (2004)

In Re: The Adoption of Baby Girl Anderson
, 598 S.E.2d 638 (2004)


Classes/Seminars Taught:
Frequent Speaker, Family Law and Adoption, Continuing Legal Education Programs


Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, 1997 – Present
North Carolina State Bar, 1985 – Present


Past Employment Positions:
United States Army, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, CPT, JAGC, 1986 – 1990