Shaunis Mercer has dedicated her career as an attorney to helping families move forward in difficult times. She has spent the past sixteen years as a family law attorney, representing clients from all walks of life. Her ability to explain complex legal issues in everyday language comes from her belief that clients who are well informed are best empowered to make the best decisions about how to take the next step.
Shaunis brings her background and talents to the Elise Buie Family Law team as our Legal Services Director focused on ensuring your legal team is supported to meet your unique needs and provide you with education throughout the legal process.
Previously, Shaunis served in a role evaluating the quality of attorneys across her state. She coached attorneys on how to improve their communication with clients and come up with creative solutions to resolve their clients’ issues without having to go to court. This role prepared her to be able to make the perfect fit to pair our clients with the right attorney for their needs.
Philosophy and Background
Shaunis is a Park Scholar from North Carolina State University, with a B.S. in Business Management and her J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law.
Role in the Community
In her free time, Shaunis serves as PTA Vice President for her sons’ elementary school. She enjoys helping other parents as part of a local inclusive parenting group that provides peer support on a wide range of issues.