Steven E. Black


Legal Assistant(s):
Dennis Bullman; Lakeisha Massey

Charlotte NC Office
1927 South Tryon Street
Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28203

(704) 970-1593

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AV Rating


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 associations and is licensed in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Board Certified in Residential Real Estate. There are fewer than twenty attorneys in the Carolinas with this level of designation and certification.

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).


  • 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.


  • 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
  • Mecklenburg County 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

Professionalism at all levels is our hallmark.