Kathleen Treadwell


Primary Practice Areas
• Separation and Divorce
• Spousal Support
• Mediation
• Child Custody

• University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(B.A. English 1999)
• University of Mississippi School of Law
(J.D., magna cum laude, 2002)



Kathleen Treadwell

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Practice Areas

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Separation Agreements
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Domestic Violence
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Property Division (Equitable Distribution)
  • Separation and Divorce
  • Spousal Support
  • Personal Injury
  • Litigation


Kathleen is a litigator who focuses on family law cases. In addition to representing clients in separation negotiations, she counsels and represents clients in child custody, child support, alimony/spousal support, equitable distribution and divorce matters. Kathleen also does personal injury litigation.

Admissions & Certifications
  • Admitted to North Carolina Bar in 2006
  • Admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 2002
Professional Organizations
  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Alamance County Bar Association
Honors & Awards
  • Maintains an AV® Preeminent™ 4.6 out of 5 Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell (the highest peer review competence and ethical rating possible)
  • Rated 8.6 out of 10 “Excellent” on Avvo
  • Named 2016 Rising Star by Super Lawyers
  • Named 2011 Women Extraordinaire by Business Leader Magazine
  • Top 40 Leaders Under 40 (2010)
Community Involvement
  • Past President, Alamance Regional Medical Center Charitable Foundation
  • Previous Member Board of Directors, Alamance Medication Assistance Program (AlaMap)
  • Current Member Board of Directors, Open Door Clinic
  • Previous Member Board of Directors, Healthy Alamance
  • Previous Member Advisory Board, Alamance County Recreation and Parks
  • United Way Campaign Cabinet (2008-2009)
  • Kathleen enjoys training for and participating in long course triathlon events, eating cupcakes, and spending time with her beloved husband, two children, and adorably mischievous dog.

Working With Us


At Pittman & Steele, we sit with our clients, not across from them. We listen first, then speak. We work for our clients, not around them. Pittman & Steele takes the long view, investing in relationships and our local community. It’s not about parking spaces, dark suits, or thick documents. It’s about outcomes that position our clients for success. If your business, non-profit, or family needs expert legal counsel, we welcome the conversation.

If you would like to start the conversation, please contact us at 336.270.4440

Please note that we cannot represent you nor can we treat unsolicited information as confidential until we know that doing so will not create a conflict of interest. Accordingly, please DO NOT send information about any matter unless you have a written engagement letter from us stating that we represent you as a client.


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