Author Archives: Gregory L. Shelton

About Gregory L. Shelton

Gregory L. Shelton is licensed to practice in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida. He is a South Carolina circuit court mediator and North Carolina superior court mediator. Greg is the Managing Editor of the North Carolina Construction Law Deskbook, the definitive treatise on construction law in the state. He is also Florida board certified as a construction law specialist. He practices at Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A. Phone: (704) 377-2500 Fax: (704) 716-0905 Email: GShelton@horacktalley.com.

Construction Law Blogger Located

  Construction Law Blogger Released after Being Held by Space Aliens   From the OP Wire Chauncey Gardner, Salbris, France After nearly four months of captivity, we have learned that Greg Shelton has been released in a wheat field just outside … Continue reading

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One-Sided Construction Contracts and their Limitations

    One-Sided Construction Contracts and their Limitations By:  Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A. (704) 377-2500     I. Introduction We attorneys often hammer home the importance of reviewing and negotiating solid construction contracts. Standard industry contracts … Continue reading

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A Chat with Jeff Humbert, Outgoing Chairman of ABC of the Carolinas

  Jeff Humbert Reflects on His Tenure as Chairman of ABC of the Carolinas By: Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, PA gshelton@horacktalley.com Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas’ annual conference took place in Wilmington earlier this … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A Basic Guide to Contractor Bonding

  Continuing the tradition of  Guest Posts here at Construction Law Carolinas, I am pleased to welcome Danielle Rodabaugh, the chief editor at SuretyBonds.com, a leading surety provider. As a part of the company’s educational outreach program, Danielle writes to help construction … Continue reading

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North Carolina’s Future Lien Law in Red, White, and Blue

Out with the Old, In With the New A Look at North Carolina’s Future Lien Law in Red, White, and Blue   By: Gregory L. Shelton GShelton@HorackTalley.com   S42 and H1052 were signed into law on July 2, 2012. Most revisions will not take … Continue reading

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NC Lien Law Update: The Rules Are About to Change

  North Carolina General Assembly Ratifies Senate Bill 42 (Hidden Liens) and House Bill 1052 (Lien Law Revisions)   By: Gregory L. Shelton Horack Talley GShelton@HorackTalley.com   Every Thanksgiving, people line up for hours outside of stores waiting for Black Friday … Continue reading

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Lien Law Update: You Want a Lien? Call My Agent!

The “Lien Agent”: A New Proposal to Address Hidden Liens   By: Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A. gshelton@horacktalley.com (704) 377-2500   Dear Diary: Wednesday was a whirlwind of a day. I woke up hours before dawn and drove … Continue reading

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North Carolina Lien Law Update: Introducing Senate Bill 864!

  North Carolina Senate Chamber Sen. Brunstetter Introduces Senate Bill 864 to Revise North Carolina’s Lien Law   By: Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A.     I’ve been keeping you apprised of the continuing effort to overhaul … Continue reading

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SC Supreme Court Holds LLC Member Personally Liable for Construction Defects

      South Carolina Supreme Court Holds Member of LLC Personally Liable for Negligent Construction   By: Gregory L. Shelton  Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A.   It’s Monday. Time for another pop quiz. The Facts: A developer hires … Continue reading

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North Carolina Lien Law Update: Lien Law Study Committee Issues Report and Recommendations

Lien Law Update: Lien Law Committee Issues Its Report and Recommendations By: Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A. The lien law. To understand where we are, let’s recall from whence we came. When the economy tanked in 2008, … Continue reading

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