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PROFESSIONAL
RECOGNITION

Steve M. Pharr

Member, Partner

Phone (336) 734-1000 | Email spharr@pharrlaw.com

After working as a partner in a large, national law firm, Mr. Pharr founded the firm of Pharr Law, PLLC, in January 2000. He has handled general commercial litigation, construction law, real estate litigation, professional liability and products liability. He has taken dozens of cases to jury and successfully resolved hundreds of construction matter.

Mr. Pharr was admitted to the North Carolina bar in 1985, following his graduation from the University of Virginia School of Law. He was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2008. Mr. Pharr has also been admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of North Carolina, the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First and Fourth Circuits and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Pharr is also a Certified Superior Court Mediator.

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1985
  • Duke University Graduate School of Religion, 1980-1981
  • Union Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., 1979; Th.M., 1980
  • University of Montpellier, France, 1976
  • Davidson College, A.B., Cum Laude, 1975

Organizations

  • North Carolina State Bar, admitted 1985
  • South Carolina Bar, admitted 2008
    • Construction Law Section
  • American Bar Association
    • Forum on the Construction Industry
  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Construction Law Section: Chair, 2004-2005
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  • Forsyth County Bar Association
  • American Institute of Architects
    • Allied Individual Member

Awards

  • Business North Carolina Magazine – Legal Elite in Construction Law, 2013-2021
  • North Carolina Super Lawyer in Construction Law, 2012-present
  • Best Lawyers in America in Construction Law and Litigation, 2013-present
  • Martindale-Hubbell Rating: AV Preeminent **, 2000-present

Community Involvement

  • Member, Salem Presbytery, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
  • Past Director, Piedmont Players Theatre, Inc.
  • Past Director, Massanetta Springs Camp and Conference Center
  • Past President, Davie County Arts Council
  • Past Director, Family Services, Inc.
  • Past Director, Piedmont Opera Theatre, Inc.

**An AV Rating shows that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence. He or she has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity. CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure’s standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review process that rates lawyers. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Stave_M_PharrIMG21

Steve M. Pharr

Member, Partner

Phone (336) 734-1000 | Email spharr@pharrlaw.com

After working as a partner in a large, national law firm, Mr. Pharr founded the firm of Pharr Law, PLLC, in January 2000. He has handled general commercial litigation, construction law, real estate litigation, professional liability and products liability. He has taken dozens of cases to jury and successfully resolved hundreds of construction matter.

Mr. Pharr was admitted to the North Carolina bar in 1985, following his graduation from the University of Virginia School of Law. He was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2008. Mr. Pharr has also been admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of North Carolina, the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First and Fourth Circuits and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Pharr is also a Certified Superior Court Mediator.

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1985
  • Duke University Graduate School of Religion, 1980-1981
  • Union Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., 1979; Th.M., 1980
  • University of Montpellier, France, 1976
  • Davidson College, A.B., Cum Laude, 1975

Organizations

  • North Carolina State Bar, admitted 1985
  • South Carolina Bar, admitted 2008
    • Construction Law Section
  • American Bar Association
    • Forum on the Construction Industry
  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Construction Law Section: Chair, 2004-2005
    •  
  • Forsyth County Bar Association
  • American Institute of Architects
    • Allied Individual Member

Awards

  • Business North Carolina Magazine – Legal Elite in Construction Law, 2013-2021
  • North Carolina Super Lawyer in Construction Law, 2012-present
  • Best Lawyers in America in Construction Law and Litigation, 2013-present
  • Martindale-Hubbell Rating: AV Preeminent **, 2000-present

Community Involvement

  • Member, Salem Presbytery, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
  • Past Director, Piedmont Players Theatre, Inc.
  • Past Director, Massanetta Springs Camp and Conference Center
  • Past President, Davie County Arts Council
  • Past Director, Family Services, Inc.
  • Past Director, Piedmont Opera Theatre, Inc.

**An AV Rating shows that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence. He or she has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity. CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure’s standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review process that rates lawyers. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

PROFESSIONAL
RECOGNITION

410 W. 4th Street

Suite 200

Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Phone: 336.721.2400 | Fax: 336.721.0039

410 W. 4th Street

Suite 200

Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Phone: 336.721.2400

Fax: 336.721.0039