About Attorney Connie J. Vetter
Attorney Connie J. Vetter opened her law office in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1994. Her practice focuses on the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender, non-binary/gender non-conforming individuals and couples, as well as straight individuals and couples.
Connie has served on the Board of the Pauli Murray LGBTQ+ Bar Association, the Board of Directors for Time Out Youth, and the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for the Mecklenburg County Bar Association. She has also served as a co-chair for the 2013 HRC North Carolina Gala and on the Boards of the Lesbian & Gay Community Center, NC GALA Institute for Equal Rights, North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Attorneys, Mecklenburg Gay & Lesbian Political Action Committee, Equality NC, and OutCharlotte. She was appointed to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee by Charlotte City Council in 2004. In 2006, she was the Parade Marshall for the North Carolina Gay Pride.
Connie has been awarded the Julius Chambers Diversity Champion Award by the Mecklenburg County Bar Association. She was also honored as one of “25 in Twenty-Five” by the Carolinas LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce (formerly the Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce).
In addition, the ACLU of North Carolina recognized Connie for her ”extraordinary efforts toward advancing equal rights for LGBTQ+ persons in North Carolina”. Connie has previously earned the LGBT Award of the Social Justice Conference, the Volunteer Mediator of the Year Award by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Dispute Settlement Program, and the Don King Community Service Award for her years of service to the LGBTQ+ community.
Educating people about the law is important to Connie and to that end she speaks frequently on LGBTQ+ legal issues to organizations, college classes, and professional forums. She accepts speaking opportunities throughout North Carolina and can be contacted through this website.
Connie is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the Mecklenburg County Bar, the Pauli Murray LGBTQ+ Bar Association, the National LGBTQ+ Bar Association, and the LGBTQ+ Bar Family Law Institute.
LGBTQ+ Attorney Connie J. Vetter
LGBTQ+ Attorney Connie J. Vetter was awarded the Julius Chambers Diversity Champion Award from the Mecklenburg County Bar Association. She has also been honored for her extraordinary efforts toward advancing equal rights for LGBTQ+ persons in North Carolina.