Charlotte, North Carolina’s law office of Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, PA, specializes in commercial and residential real estate, tax planning and wealth building, litigation, creditor’s rights, employment law, homeowners’ association law, family law and green law. From its law offices in uptown Charlotte and in Rock Hill, South Carolina, the firm’s attorneys serve clients in North Carolina and South Carolina. Founded in 1932, Horack Talley is one of the oldest firms in the Charlotte region, with more than seventy-five years of service to the state and community that offers a tradition of value and personal service to its clients.
The lawyer professionals handle closings for local and regional homebuilders, national relocation companies, and relocation departments at corporations in the Charlotte region. Their tax planning & wealth building services include Tax-Advantaged Real Estate Wealth Building, Tax-Advantaged Transactions, Asset Preservation, Entity and Estate Planning, Powers of Attorney and Estate and Trust Administration. The Horack Talley Creditors’ Rights practice group handles bankruptcy matters, foreclosures, the filing and enforcement of liens, and residential community associations’ matters involving the collection of unpaid dues or assessments. The Creditors’ Rights legal team offers expertise to creditors seeking to collect a debt, enforce a judgment, or preserve and recover collateral.
Their litigation attorneys are much more than trial lawyers; they are counselors, advisors, negotiators and advocates who take great care to understand the nature of their clients’ legal business in order to more effectively and efficiently bring about the desired result. In today’s litigious society, this legal practice protects the interests of clients with a multi-faceted strategic approach that includes counseling clients in litigation circumvention, developing and utilizing effectual dispute resolution techniques and, when necessary, aggressively pursuing litigation to trial. The law firm develops comprehensive litigation strategies in close consultation with its clients.
- Commercial Real Estate
- Debtor and Creditor
- Government Contracts
- Labor and Employment
- Leases and Leasing
- Real Estate
- Trusts and Estates
- Zoning, Planning and Land Use
The following attorneys and practice group professionals at Horak, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes have received their LEED Certification: Larry L. Ostema, Keith B. Nichols, John T. Maheras, H. David Powell, Cheryl D. Steele, Robert B. McNeill and Christine M. Paxson, Green Research Legal Assistant. LEED AP® means LEED Accredited Professional: The rigorous training required to become a LEED AP covers all aspects of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) program. Sustainable technologies and “clean tech” products must be learned, along with the air quality standards, energy and water efficiencies, and sustainable growth attributes encouraged by LEED.
John Bowers, Tom Cannon, Smithy Curry, Beth Hodges, Gena Morris, Henry N. Pharr, II, David Powell, Cheryl Steele, Tate Sterrett, Bob Turner, and James M. Talley have all been selected as Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.