Norm is a partner with Vandeventer Black and concentrates his law practice in condemnation, land use and property rights litigation matters.
Norm is a Board Certified Specialist in Real Property Law - Business, Commercial, and Industrial Transactions. He is seasoned in Condemnation, Land Use and Property Rights law and has done considerable work for various electric cooperatives and municipalities. Norm represents both landowners and condemnors.
Norm received a B.S. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law, where he served as Research Editor of the Wake Forest Law Review.
He is a member of the American (Section on Litigation, Committee on Condemnation, Zoning and Land Use), North Carolina and First Judicial District Bar Associations, the Dare County Bar Association, the North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation’s Counsel Association and the Electric Cooperative Bar Association.
Norm is also dedicated to the community and has played roles in several highly visible causes, serving as a member of the Dare County Board of Education; Founding Director and Chairman of Friends of Nags Head Woods (which received The Nature Conservancy National Stewardship Award); Director of Roanoke Island Historical Association; Director, Officer and Legal Counsel of the Outer Banks Community Foundation; and Chairman of Dare County Board of Education High School Facilities Task Force.
Norm has served as general counsel for Cape Hatteras Electric Membership Corporation since 1972. He is a frequent speaker at seminars on land use, eminent domain and property rights. He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell Law Directory, which is the highest quality and ethics rating possible for attorneys.
Law Firm in Raleigh, NC
434 Fayetteville Street, Suite 2000
P.O. Box 2599 (27602)
Raleigh, NC 27601
Law Firm in Kitty Hawk, NC
8 Juniper Trail
P.O. Box 2 (27949)
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
You must read and accept these terms in order to send us email.
Use of this website for communication does not constitute or create an attorney-client relationship for any legal matter for which we do not already represent you. Please do not send any confidential or privileged information electronically via this website unless we have already agreed to represent you.
If you send us information electronically via this website, you agree that our review of that information, even if you submitted it in a good faith effort to retain us, and, further, even if it is highly confidential, does not preclude us from representing another client directly adverse to you, even in a matter where that information could and will be used against you.