About The Palmé Law Firm

The Palmé Law Firm and its attorneys are devoted exclusively to family law issues. We have years of experience both in and out of the courtroom that we will put to work for you.

Whether you need a prenuptial agreement or have problems with divorce, alimony, child custody, support or equitable distribution, The Palmé Law Firm, P.A., can help you manage these problems. We work to get you the results you want for yourself and for your children.

Our Attorneys

Steve Palmé

Steve Palmé

Senior Attorney

Attorney Steve Palmé was admitted to the North Carolina bar in 2005 and is currently a member of the North Carolina State Bar, The North Carolina Bar Association and the 10th Judicial District Bar. He has devoted his practice exclusively to family law since 2005. After graduating with honors from Tulane University School of Law in New Orleans, Steve worked as an associate at Tharrington Smith, LLP, in Raleigh, North Carolina and then worked for The Ward Law Firm, P.A., until opening The Palmé Law Firm, P.A. in 2009.


Steve received a Bachelor of Arts from Tulane University in 1994, graduating Magna Cum Laude. After graduating from college, he worked in New York as an editor and writer for several book publishers including Prentice Hall and Dover Publishing before attending Tulane Law School in 2002. Steve received his Juris Doctorate from Tulane in 2005 and moved to Raleigh, North Carolina after graduation.

Steve is an active member of the North Carolina Bar and published an article on interstate custody and support issues in the April 2009 issues of Trial Briefs, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice Magazinefor family law practitioners. He has served as a member of the North Carolina Domestic Violence Council and participates in the Campbell Law School Domestic Violence Advocacy Project which trains law students to act as pro bono attorneys in domestic violence cases. Steve was recognized by the Continental Who’s Who Directory in 2013

Steve has resides in Raleigh with his wife and two daughters.

Shomik L Gibson

Associate Attorney

Associate Attorney Shomik Gibson was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 2018 and the North Carolina Bar in 2020. She is currently a member of the North Carolina State Bar.


She attended Wake Forest University for undergraduate and law

school. During law school, she worked for The Child’s Advocate and

participated in family law pro bono projects, advocating for families in the

Winston-Salem Community. After graduating from law school, she clerked in

the Unified Family Court of Delaware and returned to North Carolina to clerk

for the Honorable Judge N. Carlton Tilley in the Middle District for North

Carolina. Shomik comes to the Palme Law Firm after practicing family law

and criminal law in Maryland and Fayetteville, North Carolina. Shomik resides

in Raleigh with her fur baby Lola.

Our Staff

Cynthia Harrison

Cynthia Harrison


Cynthia Harrison joined the Palmé Law Firm in August 2016.


Originally from the Charlotte area, Cynthia moved to the Triangle when she attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She graduated with dual bachelor’s degrees in English and Public Policy in 2008. She obtained her North Carolina State Bar Paralegal Certification from UNC-Chapel Hill as well. Cynthia provides support for all of the attorneys at the firm and has many duties. She often assists with drafting legal documents, trial preparation, and client engagement.

Cynthia enjoys art and traveling to visit her family and friends whenever possible.

Kellie Orr


Kellie joined The Palme Law Firm in August 2020.


From complex litigation cases to simple uncontested divorces, Kellie is involved in all cases from beginning to end. Kellie assists clients by managing the discovery process; maintaining the case calendar and deadlines; and drafting pleadings and letters. She also maintains all document production and the client case files.