Arey W. Grady, III

252.633.3131 x: 234
252.635.4934 fax

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Arey W. Grady, III



  • Commercial and Residential Real Estate Acquisition, Sale and Financing

  • Economic Development

  • Hospital and Health Care Transactions, including hospital, health care system and private practice mergers and acquisitions

  • Subdivision, Zoning and Land Use

  • Subdivision and Planned Community formation and management

  • Corporations and Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), including formation, restructuring and management

  • Business and Corporate Transactions

  • Solid Waste Management and Regional Solid Waste Management Authorities

  • Estate Planning and Estate Administration/Probate

  • Trust Administration

  • Elder Law

  • Guardianship

  • Fiduciary Services, including executorships and trusteeships

  • City, County and other local governments and local agencies



  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School of Law, J.D., 1998, with distinction

  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, B.A., 1995, with distinction, majoring in industrial relations with a minor in business administration



  • North Carolina State Courts

  • United States District Court for the Eastern District



  • North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star; (2011 & 2012)

  • Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite (2009 & 2013)

  • New Bern Sun Journal’s Reader’s Choice Best Attorney listing (2007 & 2009)

  • Real Estate Lawyers Association of North Carolina (2011-present)

  • Eagle Scout Award, Boy Scouts of America

  • Garber United Methodist Church Cub Scout Pack 132 Den Leader and Assistant Pack Master (2008-present)

  • Chairman of the North Carolina Bar Association Estate Planning Council’s Pro Bono Committee (2003-2005)

  • New Bern Breakfast Rotary Club (2002 to present; Program Chairman from 2002-2003; Secretary from 2003-2004 and President from 2004-2005)

  • Neuse River Region Association of Realtors (1999 to present; Mediation Committee Co-Chair 2005-present)

  • Board of Directors of the UNC School of Law Alumni Association (2005-2011)

  • Board of Directors of the N.C. Council of Community Programs (2005-2011)

  • Board of Directors of Craven County Smart Start, Inc. (2005-2011; Board Chairman 2010-2011)

  • North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation (1996-1998)

  • New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Craven Program (2000)

  • Board of Directors for East Carolina Behavioral Health, formerly known as Neuse Center (2001-2011)

  • North Carolina Bar Association (1998-present)

  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity (1991-1995)

  • UNC-CH Undergraduate Honor Court (1993-1995, Vice Chairman 1994-1995)

  • Top 100 Real Estate Lawyer

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