Kristopher B Gardner

Kristopher B Gardner

Tharrington Smith
  • Business Law
  • North Carolina
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Kris Gardner's practice focuses primarily in local government law, litigation and alcoholic beverage control law. He serves as general counsel to the North Carolina Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association and the North Carolina Nurses Association. He is also the town attorney for Enfield in Halifax County. Kris represents creditors in debt collection matters, assists small business owners, and represents professionals before licensing boards such as the North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners and the North Carolina Medical Board. Kris is also certified by the NC Dispute Resolution Commission as a mediator in Superior Court matters. A native of Charlotte, Kris graduated cum laude from the North Carolina Central University School of Law, where he was a senior editor of the law journal. He attended North Carolina State University before graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1998. Kris is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in North Carolina, the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the American Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, Wake County Bar Association, and N.C. Professional Lobbyists Association. He is also a member of the NCBA's Lawyer Referral Service Committee. Kris serves as an at-large member on the Morrisville town council and sits on the Board of Directors for the Morrisville Community Fund. Kris was recognized as a "Rising Star" by North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine, 2009-2014. His hobbies include hunting and saltwater fishing.

Practice Area
  • Business Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Litigation
  • Alcoholic Beverage Control
  • Governmental And Regulatory Law
  • Local Government
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English
Education
North Carolina Central University School of Law
J.D. (2002)
Honors: cum laude
Activities: senior editor of the law journal
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
B.A. (1998) | Political Science
Awards
Rising Star
North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine
Rising Star
North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine
Rising Star
North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine
Rising Star
North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine
Rising Star
North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine
AV Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell
Apple Gavel Award
North Carolina Bar Association, Law Related Education Advisory Committee
Professional Associations
North Carolina Bar Association YLD Committee
Member
Current
N.C. Professional Lobbyists Association
Member
- Current
North Carolina State Bar # 28532
Member
- Current
Wake County Bar Association
Member
- Current
North Carolina Bar Association
Member
- Current
NCBA's Lawyer Referral Service Committee
Member
-
NCBA’s Law Related Education Advisory Committee
Member
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Certifications
Certified Superior Court Mediator
NC Dispute Resolution Commission
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Tharrington Smith LLP
150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27602
USA
Telephone: (919) 821-4711