Education & Admissions

  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 1987
  • B.S., Business Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1984
  • North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit


  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar
  • Community Associations Institute (CAI)

Resources is the blog for our Community Association Practice Group. It includes all of the “Association Answers” columns we have published in the Charlotte Observer and the Raleigh News & Observer since 2012. Also included are guest columns written by other attorneys and HOA professionals, industry announcements, updates on important legislation and case law developments, and lots of other information useful for HOA boards, managers, and homeowners. There’s even a humorous War Stories section. By subscribing to the blog, you will receive an email whenever we post something new to the blog, which is typically no more than twice per month. Your email address will not be sold or shared.



Association Answers: Renewed Executive Order on Virtual HOA Meetings

North Carolina Governor Cooper Extends Executive Order Allowing Virtual Meetings for HOAs and other Nonprofits North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper…

Ask the Experts: Credit Reporting

More than a quarter of the owners in our 143-home association are delinquent paying their assessments. Is it possible to report these delinquent debts to a credit bureau?—North Carolina

Association Answers: Don’t Rain on My Parade

Increasing Events of Extreme Rainfall and Flooding Cause Headaches for HOA’s And Homeowners   A townhome community in Salisbury suffered…