Colin Shive received his undergraduate degree Magna Cum Laude from Clemson University in 2006 and his law degree, with High Honors, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011. While in law school, Mr. Shive participated in the Community Development Law Clinic and was a research assistant for the Center on Law, Environment, Adaptation, and Resources. Mr. Shive was also a staff member and editor of the North Carolina Law Review. Prior to joining Tharrington Smith, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable William L. Osteen, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.
In 2016 and 2018, Mr. Shive was selected to North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Stars by Super Lawyers North Carolina Magazine. From 2016-2017, Mr. Shive worked as an associate attorney at the Southern Environmental Law Center. He returned to Tharrington Smith in 2017. Mr. Shive practices Education Law.
Mr. Shive is a public school board lawyer.