Mr. Culbertson has 26 years of legal experience and is a widely recognized Federal and State court litigator. He has achieved not guilty verdicts in three first degree murder jury trials, a rare and difficult accomplishment for a lawyer.
In addition, he has won several trials in Federal Court in North Carolina. He is one of the elite percentage of attorneys that has a case reported in Federal Law Reports — the large law books that contain the controlling federal case law of the United States, and one of his federal trials is mentioned in two separately published books. Mr. Culbertson practices appellate law on both State and Federal levels, and is a member of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, where he has appeared in person in oral arguments four times.
He was educated in law at Wake Forest University in North Carolina and at Oxford University in England. Krispen Culbertson has handled over 3,000 cases in the Federal and State courts of North Carolina. Krispen has recently reoriented his practice to bring his trial experience to the area of International Family Law — with a special emphasis on International Child Custody and International Child Abduction, in which his trial skills invariably prove useful.