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Our Firm


Family Law Attorneys

Experienced & Trusted – Your North Carolina Attorneys 

We know you have questions and concerns, but more importantly we know that you are seeking guidance to help get you through this process. Client satisfaction is our goal. We work tirelessly to protect your future and resolve your case as quickly as possible; thereby saving you expense and stress. When you contact our office, you will speak with an experienced individual who will begin guiding you through this stressful process.

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Our Attorneys

Matthew Marcellino

Matthew T. Marcellino


Practicing in the areas of Family Law, Business and Employment Law, as well as Civil Litigation. Matt provides his clients with the representation and guidance they deserve.

Bryan Tyson

Bryan L. Tyson


Bryan is a skilled and methodical attorney handling matters of ERISA Disputes, Business Litigation, Short/Long Term Disability, Employment Law and Civil Litigation.

Jennifer Moore

Jennifer Paternostro Moore


Board Certified in Family LawJennifer practices in the areas of Family and Collaborative Law, providing her clients with an experienced advocate and strong support system.

Andria Marquez

Andria D. Marquez

Associate Attorney

As the youngest of a blended family of five children, Andria understands the difficulties related to the separation and combining of families.

Clay A. Campbell

Clay A. Campbell

Associate Attorney

Clay practices exclusively in civil litigation, representing individuals and businesses in a variety of areas, ranging from construction defects and commercial disputes to employment, personal injury, and premises liability matters.

Tara Harrawood

Tara A. Harrawood

Associate Attorney

Tara is and always has been passionate about serving people and being a voice for her clients. She is thrilled to be back home in North Carolina pursuing a career serving the community she loves. Coming from a blended family, Tara knows first-hand the importance of a solid, sincere family law practice.

Hannah Auckland

Hannah Auckland

Associate Attorney

Hannah recently returned to North Carolina to focus on employment law and employee benefits. Hannah enjoys working with individuals and families to resolve legal issues expeditiously and fairly so that everyone can move forward in their lives.

Deb Dilman

Of Counsel

Deborah was determined to learn everything she could to not only be a good attorney but to learn to really listen to clients and to understand their needs and concerns. Upon graduation, Deborah began her new career with Legal Aid of North Carolina in Winston-Salem.

Our Staff


Jenessa Piotrowski


Originally from Madison, Wisconsin, Jenessa has worked exclusively in family law, becoming a North Carolina Certified Paralegal in 2016. She understands every family has a story and is always willing to take the time to listen to her clients. Jenessa’s clients and colleagues consistently comment on her work ethic, positive attitude, and kindness.


Caroline Moussa

Office & Accounts Manager

Caroline is our Office and Accounts Manager where she handles all matters of the firm’s operations and client accounts. Born in Brazil, she is fluent in 4 different languages. She is a strong administrative professional with a BA focused in Translation and Interpretation. Caroline has many years of experience in office administration, along with a tremendous work ethic to which she puts towards making sure our clients are happy and that office runs smoothly.

Debaratee "Debbie" Banerjee

Debaratee “Debbie” Banerjee


Debaratee is our Paralegal working in the area of Family law, Business law and Civil Litigation. Graduate from University of North Carolina – Greensboro, she earned a BA focused in Sociology-Criminology. Debaratee is from India and is fluent in 3 languages. Debaratee has 8 years in Family Law experience and previously worked for Guilford County Child Support Enforcement. While working for the county government, she strongly represented the interest of children and actively advocated on their behalf amidst court proceedings and trials. Debaratee continues to use her experience to assist our clients, manage deadlines and provide detailed support to our attorneys.

Oriana Navarro

Oriana Navarro

Office Administrator

Oriana Navarro is our Office Administrator. She has extensive experience in client service relationships and office administrative support within the legal field. Oriana graduated with a BS in Paralegal Studies from Everest University South Orlando. She grew up in NYC and is fluent in Spanish. Oriana creates a personal relationship for our clients during their legal representation and her goal is to make our clients feel as comfortable as possible during their time with us. Whether it be family law, disability, or business and employment matters, she focuses on client satisfaction, which our firm recognizes is more than just providing legal assistance.

The Marcellino & Tyson Process

At Marcellino & Tyson, PLLC, we understand the legal process can be confusing. It is our job to make things as stress-free as possible. Not familiar with the steps of legal service? We’ve got you covered.

The Intake:

We want to hear from you! It is our job to provide the best legal advice to potential clients seeking insight on Family law, Business and Employment, ERISA and Civil Litigation matters. We have an amazing group of support staff on standby to listen and learn about your situation. Based on the case details provided, we’ll either schedule you with a consult with one of our attorneys or refer you to one of our contacts who may be able to better assist with your case.

Our general intake barely scrapes the surface when it comes to the details of your matter. More important information comes to light when meeting with your attorney. During your one-hour consult, you will be able to share the details of your case, review documents, and discuss your options. Our goal is to take the information given and generate a solid action plan that meets the needs of the client. Our attorneys work diligently for the best possible outcome, while allowing our clients to live a normal life.

The Consult:

Retaining our Firm:

When searching for an attorney, it’s important to hire someone you can trust. At Marcellino & Tyson, we understand that no two cases are the same. We offer several rate options, including hourly, flat fee and contingency. Our attorneys understand that legal issues can take a toll on your personal life and on your pocket. With that being said, we are open to discussing alternative payment options to get you the legal representation you seek.

At Marcellino & Tyson, each client is assigned a team of professionals who are thoroughly involved with their cases. Upon calling the office, you will be greeted by our Client Relations Coordinator, who will then direct you to the proper contact based on your present needs. Any member on your assigned team can provide case updates, answer questions, and otherwise, move your case along when your attorney is unavailable. We understand that sometimes other factors arise that can make things a bit challenging. Our attorneys and staff work with you to better understand your case, and if necessary, can generate a new action plan to help better your results. It is our goal to make sure we exceed our clients’ expectations and are protecting what’s theirs!

We’re Engaged!:


Our goal is to work towards the best possible outcome for our clients. Once your case has closed, we take the time to look back on where your case started and reflect on the results produced. Our hope is that every client who walks through the doors of Marcellino & Tyson leaves satisfied and in a better place.

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