Harold Craig Spears
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Areas Of Practice

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law & Litigation
  • Insurance Law & Litigation
  • Closely Held Business Representation
  • Contracts
  • Real Estate & Title Dispute Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1979
  • South Carolina, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of North Carolina, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1986

Education

  • Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1979
    • Honors: With Honors
  • Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 1976
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Management Sciences

Representative Cases

  • Keistler v. Keistler, 522 S.E.2d 338, 1999, N.C. App.
  • North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company v. Weaver, 517 S.E. 2d 381, 1999, N.C. App
  • Capitol Funds, Inc. v. Royal Indem. Com, 458 S.E.2d 741, 1995, N.C. App, 1987069290
  • Welling v. Walker, 451 S.E.2d 329, 1994, N.C. App
  • Meachum v. Faw, 436 S.E.2d 141, 1993, N.C. App
  • Iverson v. Tm One, Inc., 92 N.C. App. 161, 1988, N.C. App.
  • Robinson v. North Carolina Farm Bureau Insurance Company, 86 N.C. App. 44, 1987, N.C. App.

Representative Clients

  • Eastwood Construction Co., Inc.
  • Starboard, Inc.
  • Citadel Homes, Inc.
  • Re Max Elite, Inc.
  • Capital Funds, Inc.
  • Peter Stokkebye International, Ltd.
  • CEMEX
  • United Subcontractors, Inc.
  • North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company
  • Employers Mutual Insurance Company

References

  • Rick Judson, Cidadel Homes, Inc.
  • Joe Stewart, Eastwood Construction
  • Doug Blackwell, Metromont Materials Corp., Spartanburg, SC
  • Charles Allen, North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co, Raleigh, NC
  • Judy Funderburk, EMC, Charlotte, NC

Classes/Seminars

  • Discovery in Civil Litigation, Mecklenburg County Bar Association, 1999 to 2000

Honors and Awards

  • North Carolina Super Lawyers
  • 2014 Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite (Construction)

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association, Member, 1979 – Present
North Carolina State Bar Association, Member, 1979 – Present
South Carolina State Bar Association, Member, 1998 – Present
North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, Member, 1999 – Present
Defense Research Institute, Member, 1995 – Present