Lisa M. Valdez

 Partner

Location:  Statesville, North Carolina
Phone:      704-873-2131
Fax:          (704) 872-7629
Email:       Lisa Valdez

Lisa practices primarily in the areas of business, land use, real estate, estate planning/ administration and local government. Prior to attending law school, Lisa had a ten-year career in the land use and real estate development field working for both the public and private sectors.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Land Use
  • Real Estate
  • Estate Planning/ Administration
  • Local Government

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2012
  • Western District of North Carolina, US District Court

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    J.D. – 2012
  • University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
    M.S. – 1998
  • University of North Carolina, Asheville, North Carolina
    B.S. – 1996

Published Works

  • “Examining the Legality of Adequate Public Facilities Ordinances in North Carolina,” North Carolina Bar Association, Land Use Law Quarterly, Page 8-9, Vol.5, No.3, April 2010
  • “At the End of the Road to Nowhere: An Analysis of the North Shore Road Conflict in Swain County, NC” ©1998

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Iredell County Bar Association, Member, 2012 – Present
  • North Carolina State Bar, Member, 2012 – Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member, 2009 – Present
  • Iredell County Farmland Preservation Advisory Board, Member, 2013 – 2017
  • American Institute of Certified Planners, Member, 2000 – 2012
  • American Planning Association, Member, 1997 – 2012
  • N.C. American Planning Association, Member, 1998 – 2012
  • Urban Land Institute, Young Leader, Member, 2006 – 2010
  • Town of Cornelius Parks, Art, Recreation & Culture Commission, Member, 2007 – 2009
  • Our Towns Habitat for Humanity volunteer, Member, 2007 – 2009
  • City of Belmont Board of Adjustment Member, 2004 – 2006
  • City of Belmont Planning Board Member, 2002 – 2004