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Rolly Chambers

Rolly Chambers

Smith Currie & Hancock LLP
  • Arbitration & Mediation, Business Law, Construction Law
  • North Carolina
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Summary

I'm an experienced mediator and attorney. I've been practicing construction law in Charlotte for over 25 years, including:

Successful representation of owners, contractors, subcontractors, sureties,and design professionals:

- in mediating, arbitrating, and litigating construction claims;

- in evaluating construction claims; and

- in negotiating and drafting construction contracts.

North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission Certified Mediator - Superior Court, Estates and Guardianship.

Successful representation of owners, contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, and sureties in mediation, arbitration, litigation and resolution of multiple party and multi-million dollar construction claims and disputes involving office buildings, high rise towers, schools, hotels, laboratories, waste treatment facilities, shopping centers, health care, and multi-family residential projects.

As a volunteer attorney for the Council for Children's Rights, I've served as a guardian ad litem for children in contested custody cases. As a NCDRC certified mediator for estates and guardianship matters, I'm familiar with issues involving care for the elderly.

Practice Areas
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Business Law
  • Construction Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Design Professional Malpractice
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Retainer requested for new matters for new clients. Rates - negotiable; maximum ($275/hour)
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
Professional Experience
Partner
Smith Currie & Hancock LLP
- Current
Partner
Penry Riemann PLLC
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Partner
Smith Currie & Hancock LLP
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Partner
Smith, Helms, Mulliss & Moore
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Education
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
J.D. (1984)
Activities: William & Mary Law Review Executive Editor for Student Contributions
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
B.A. / English (with honors); Psychology (1975)
Honors: John Motley Morehead Scholar
Awards
Construction/Surety, Construction Litigation
North Carolina Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Forum on the Construction Industry, Litigation Section, ABA representative to Organization for the Advancement of Structure Information Standards (Oasis) and to Oasis LegalXML Steering Committee.
North Carolina Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Construction Law, Litigation Section, Technology Advisory Committee.
Mecklenburg County Bar
Member
Current
Council for Children's Rights
Volunteer
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Online Banking and Cybertheft - Who Bears the Loss?, Common Sense Contract Law
Skip the Site Visit - Lose a Differing Site Conditions Claim, Common Sense Contract Law
North Carolina: No Damages for Delay, Common Sense Contract Law
Alternative Clauses to Standard Construction Contracts, "Contractors' Amending AGC Document No. 650-1998"
Aspen Publishers, 3rd Ed.
AIA Contract Documents
Lorman Education Services
Contruction Claims in North Carolina
Lorman Education Services
Contruction Law Update Seminar - University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Design Build for Every Size Contractor
Carolinas AGC
North Carolina Law for Design Professionals, 7th Ed.
Lorman Educational Services, Inc.
"Hidden Contract Pitfalls, Part 1: Implied Contractural Obligations"
CFMA Building Profits Magazine
"OASIS LegalXML Court Document 1.1 Proposed Specification"
Oasis LegalXML Court Filing Technical Committee
"Standards for Electronic Filing Processes (Technical and Business Approaches)"
Electronic Filing Standards Subcommittee of the National consortium for State Court Automation Standards
"NC Legislation Brings New Flexibility"
Construction Magazine
Handbook of North Carolina Construction Law
Carolinas AGC
Speaking Engagements
Labor Laws in Federal Government Contracting
North Carolina Construction Law Update
HR Considerations and Labor Laws in Federal Contacting, Fayetteville, NC
Certifications
Certified Mediator - Superior Court, Estates & Guardianship
NC Dispute Resolution Commission
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
5701 Westpark Drive
Suite 204
Charlotte, NC 28217
USA
Telephone: (704) 334-3459
Fax: (704) 334-7850