Manisha P. Patel is a family law attorney representing clients in various stages of their domestic law matters. A Virginia native, Manisha graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) with Bachelor’s degrees in both Economics and History. While enrolled in Virginia Tech, she received recognition at both the state and national levels for distinguished service in student affairs and on-campus student government. Manisha earned her Juris Doctor from Elon University School of Law. She identified family law as an area of interest early in her first year of law school and has since dedicated her practice to offer compassion, dedication, and zealous legal support to individuals in emotionally trying seasons of life.
Manisha has been recognized over the course of her career for her leadership in the legal profession within the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, serving as a two-term President in 2019 and 2020. In August 2022, Manisha was sworn in on the Executive Committee of the National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations. Manisha is the current Vice-Chair of the NCBA Women in the Profession Committee for the 2022-2023 year. Manisha also serves on the Board for Legal Aid of North Carolina. In addition, Manisha has been recognized for her pro bono legal service by the North Carolina Bar Association in 2019 as the Young Lawyer Pro Bono Attorney of the Year and by the Greensboro Bar Association with their Pro Bono Award for 2020. Manisha is also a multi-year inductee into the North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society and the Greensboro Bar Association Herb Falk Pro Bono Society.