Tom Bush
President & Senior Partner of TBLG

"For lack of wood a fire goes out."

- Proverbs 26:20


Tom's experience is second-to-none, setting him well apart from other Family Law attorneys in assisting clients with the most complex type of case. He works diligently for his clients, and ensures that each person feels respected and taken care of.

Tom has tried thousands of domestic law cases, pretrial motions, jury trials, non-jury trials, appellate issues, and post-trial remedies. He has years of experience in the rules of evidence, civil procedure, Family Statutes and local rules. He is experienced in high asset cases, the business valuations, tracing of assets and debts that go with these types of cases, mentors other lawyers on complex issues and courtroom strategies, and holds monthly case law reviews for both members and nonmembers of the Firm. He has years of experience in high conflict custody cases, alimony, domestic violence and the full litany of matrimonial law matters.

Tom Bush is an attorney in the State of Florida and in the State of North Carolina. Tom is the Senior Partner of law at the Tom Bush Law Group in Mecklenburg County, a six member law firm practicing only Family Law. Mr. Bush has AV Rating with Martindale Hubbell, and is a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law. Tom is knowledgeable in family law matters with over thirty years of experience. He is also an instrument rated pilot, participant with angel flight, and is an avid salt and fresh water fisherman.

Certified Legal Specialties

Family Law Specialist, North Carolina State Bar's Board of Legal Specialization


Continuing Education Family Law Speaker, 2008

Seminar Speaker NC Bar Association Intensive Family Seminars in Greensboro and Wilmington, 2017-2018


Pi Kappa Alpha


University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee

Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
Major: International Affairs

Bar Admissions

North Carolina
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida Trial Bar
U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina
U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina
U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina


Broward County Public Defender's Office, Capital Crimes and Major Felonies

Murray and Bush

Law Offices of Tom Bush
Bush Thurman and Wilson, Charlotte
Bush & Powers

Elected Office

State of Florida House of Representatives

Oakland Park City Attorney

Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners, Vice-Chair

Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners, Chairman

Pro Bono Activities

Angel Flight Volunteer Pilot

Homeless Kitchen Chef

Prison Ministry Chef,

Food Service Calvary Volunteer

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rated Martindale Hubbell Highest recognition available in skill and ethics by fellow colleagues and the Judiciary
  • Rated by NC Business and Legal Elite one of Highest Rated Family Lawyers in NC
  • Rated by National Advocates one of Top 100 Lawyers in State
  • “Top Lawyers in Charlotte” Charlotte Magazine
  • Super Lawyers 2018 to 2022 Selectee
  • Top 10 Family Law Firms
  • American Institute of Family Lawyers
  • Top 100 Lawyers
  • National Advocates