Attorney Profiles

Steven E. Black
Steven E. Black
Phone: 336-378-1899
Fax: 336-378-1850
Email: sblack@lawfirmcarolinas.com
Secretary: Jasmine McCarton
Steven E. Black

Biography:

Steve Black represents homeowner and condominium associations as well as cooperatives in both North Carolina and South Carolina on most all issues, including providing legal advice and litigating cases. In addition, he heads up the firm's assessment collection practice. Steve regularly speaks on community association topics and is one of only seven attorneys who is licensed in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Board Certified in Residential Real Estate.  

In addition to his legal experience, Steve brings a perspective to the community association world that few other attorneys can—in the past 20 years he has served as President, Vice President, and Secretary of the associations for his own neighborhoods!

Areas of Practice:

Real Estate Law, Community Association Law (Homeowner, Condominium, and Townhouse Associations).

Education:

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, B.S., 1995.
Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 1999.
Honors: Cum Laude
Fead Class Distinguished Student Award
Law Review - John D. Voelker Award; Editor - Law Review.

Experience:
Admitted to the North Carolina State Bar
Admitted to the South Carolina State Bar
"AV" rated by Martindale Hubbell.
Representation of residential and commercial associations.
Governing document interpretation, enforcement of governing documents, collection of unpaid assessments, board and membership meeting procedure, and compliance with State and Federal law, including the Fair Housing Act, Americans With Disabilities Act, and Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
Experience with District and Superior Court bench and jury trials, Superior Court Mediation, and Fair Housing Conciliation.
Professional Affiliations:

North Carolina Bar Association
Greensboro Bar Association
2012 Recipient of the Greensboro Bar Association Pro-Bono Award
Community Association Institute (CAI) Member
North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Residential Real Estate