Bluestein, Natalie Parker
Natalie Parker Bluestein
- Family Law
- Collaborative Law
- Cooperative Law
Natalie Parker Bluestein grew up in Charleston and graduated from the College of Charleston with a BA in English. She has a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of South Carolina and graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law. She has practiced Family Law at Bluestein & Douglas since 1999.
Mrs. Bluestein has been on numerous non-profit Boards of Directors, and has chaired volunteer committees for a number of non-profit organizations, including the Junior League of Charleston, Inc., Charleston Stage Company, the Jewish Community Center of Charleston, SC Women Lawyers Association (former President), Charleston County Bar Association (former President), Family Recovery Court of Charleston (former Chair), Charleston County Cooperative Law Association, Battery Gadsden Cultural Center, Gibbes Museum of Art (Women’s Council), The Footlight Players Board of Directors, and Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary (current Vice-President).
Mrs. Bluestein has received the Women of Distinction award from the Girl Scouts of America, The Compleat Lawyer (Gold) award from the University of South Carolina School of Law, is the former President of the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association and the former president of the Charleston County Bar Association. She is the Ninth Circuit Chair for the South Carolina Bar Association’s Resolution of Fee Disputes Board and is also a Regional Chair for the organization, positions she has held since 2005 and 2009, respectively. She is AV-rated in Martindale-Hubbell by her legal peers.
In 2017, she and several like-minded Family Law attorneys created the Charleston County Cooperative Law Association. Like all members of the Association, she believes that negotiating fair custody and property settlement agreements without unnecessary drama and expense is a better and more dignified process for parties and their families when going through separation and divorce. Mr. Bluestein has been a certified Family Court mediator since 2000.
Natalie and her husband have two English Springer Spaniels, four cats who run the house, and lots of fish. They enjoy working out together, competing in classic car shows, attending plays, musicals, and concerts, and going to as many sporting events as possible!
- University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
- Charleston, College of Charleston, SC
- University of South Carolina
- Master of Public Administration
- South Carolina, 1994
- United States Supreme Court
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
- Richland County, Public Defender
- Harry Connick, Sr., Assistant District Attorney
- Kronsberg and Bluestein, L.L.P., 1998
- Certified Family Court Mediator, 2000
- Certified in Collaborative Law, 2004