Richard Bruce Gantt is an award-winning Board Certified Family Law specialist with over 20 years of experience. He is rated 10 out 10 by Avvo and regularly teaches continuing education seminars for other attorneys in his practice area on topics such as trial techniques, valuation and division of assets, tax considerations, advanced custody issues, and spousal support (to name a few). Richard understands the stress of going through a divorce because as a single father he has walked that road. He is passionate about fighting for those in crisis and brings all of his talents to bear on behalf of his clients.
Richard is a native of Sanford, North Carolina, and a graduate of Wake Forest University where he graduated with honors and was a member of the track team. Later, Richard earned an MBA at Regent University before graduating from Tulane Law School. He also pursued graduate study in Taxation at Georgetown. Prior to practicing law in North Carolina, Richard was a divorce attorney at several of the most prestigious divorce firms in Chicago, and also spent several years working in investment banking where he helped small business owners address valuation issues. Richard is the proud father of four amazing sons. When he isn't practicing law, Richard enjoys playing club rugby, sport shooting, and Taekwondo. Richard is the immediate Past President of Rotary Club of North Raleigh, and is a member of Crossroads Fellowship and Mensa.
Eva Freeman, born in upstate New York, grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a degree in English and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Tau Delta honor societies and made the Dean’s List and Chancellor’s List each semester. She graduated summa cum laude with a 4.0 GPA. She later obtained her paralegal certificate from Duke University and worked as a paralegal in family law, where she discovered her passion for the law and for assisting clients through difficult times.
Eva received her Juris Doctor in 2020 from The University of North Carolina School of Law. In law school, she interned at the Wake Public Defender’s Office and for the Orange County District Attorney, where she gained both client and courtroom experience. Eva chose to focus on family law because she understands the emotional plight of the clients, as she is not only a child of divorce but is divorced and co-parenting as well. When she is not practicing law, you can find her spending time with her husband, two teenage sons, and three rambunctious dogs. She loves cheering on her sons at their soccer games and plays, going to the beach, and Latin dancing.
Jen Murphy grew up in Hawaii and Northern California and has lived in North Carolina since 2005. She brings a wealth of expertise and organization with her background in office management, project management and customer service. One of her favorite jobs post college was assisting law students at the School of Law at UC Berkeley Career Services. What she likes best about working in family law is the client relationship she builds while assisting them through challenging life transitions. When she is not assisting Richard, Eva and their clients, she enjoys finding new recipes to cook, new cities to explore, working on DIY projects, teaching others pilates, and spending time with her two children and new puppy.