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Rice Law attorneys are leaders in family and education law and are supported by experienced professional legal staff.

Rice Family Law & Divorce Team


Mark Spencer Williams, Esq., Managing Member

Williams is the owner and managing member at Rice Law, a North Carolina divorce and business law attorney, and a nationwide* education attorney. He is a North Carolina certified parent coordinator for high conflict child custody cases. Williams has eight years trial experience and fourteen years experience helping colleges and universities administer billions in federal student aid throughout the nation.* He enjoys climbing mountains throughout the world when he is not working. Read more »

Charles E. Rice, III, Esq., Retired

Rice has 40 years of legal experience representing clients in family law cases. Rice is the former Chief District Court Judge for the Fifth Judicial District which included New Hanover County with its courthouse in Wilmington, North Carolina and Pender County with its courthouse in Burgaw, North Carolina. Rice has extensive experience with all aspects of family law. He is retired. Read more »

Christine M. Sprow, Esq., Partner

Sprow focuses her practice in the areas of family law, criminal law and juvenile matters. She is a graduate of Wake Forest Law School and obtained her undergraduate degree at Washington & Lee University. Read more »

* With local bar approval.


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