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LOCKHART, pllc (formerly,Lockhart Hornby, PLLC and The Business Law Advisors), Charlotte, North Carolina
Partner, May 2005 - present
Business Journal Coverage (see third item)

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, Charlotte, North Carolina
Of Counsel, January 2002 - April 2005
Business Journal coverage

Lockhart + Hoffman, Charlotte, North Carolina
Partner, January 2000 – January 2002
Business Journal coverage

The Sanford Holshouser Law Firm, Raleigh, North Carolina
Associate, June 1998 – December 1999

Chief Justice Burley B. Mitchell, Jr., Supreme Court of North Carolina
Judicial Clerk, July 1997 – June 1998

Rawls and Dickinson, Charlotte, North Carolina
Summer Associate, May 1996 – August 1996

Chief Justice Burley B. Mitchell, Jr., Supreme Court of North Carolina
Summer Intern, May 1995 – August 1995

United Carolina Bank (now BB&T), Charlotte, North Carolina
Assistant Vice President  / Loan Officer, November 1992 – May 1994

Republic Bank & Trust (acquired by CCB, now SunTrust), Charlotte, North Carolina
Loan Officer / Branch Manager, February 1992 – November 1992

First Union National Bank (later known as Wachovia, now Wells Fargo), Charlotte, North Carolina
Management Training Program, Charlotte, NC, 1989 – 1990
Loan Officer / Branch Manager, Greenville, SC, 1990 – 1992

New York Life Insurance Company, Charlotte, North Carolina
Field Underwriter, May 1988 – April 1989

Smith Helms Mulliss & Moore (merged with McGuireWoods) Charlotte, North Carolina
Legal Assistant, September 1986 – April 1988



Small Business & Technology Development Center
Charlotte Regional Advisory Board

North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology (JOLT)
Board of Advisors

Business Innovation & Growth Council (BIG Council)
Board of Directors
Interim Executive Director
Chairman, Programs Committee
Capital Access Committee
Strategic Planning Committee

Business Plan Review Committee

American Institute of Graphic Arts
Board of Directors, Charlotte Chapter

Society for the Leadership of Change
Board of Directors

North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA)
Forum ’99

Charlotte Chamber of Commerce
Information Technolgies Council


Charlotte Convergence

UNC School of Law
Guest Lecturer, Cyberspace Law Seminar, Fall 1998, Spring & Fall 2001, Spring 2003

Mecklenburg County Bar
Chairman, Information Technology Committee
Publications Committee
CLE Committee (Online CLE)

North Carolina State Bar
Lawyers Assistance Program (PALS)  1995 - present
          Website Developer and Webmaster

American Bar Association

North Carolina Bar Association

North Carolina Drug Treatment Court
Advisory Committee, September 1995 – October 1998



North Carolina State Bar
September, 1997



University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law
Juris Doctor, May 1997

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Bachelor of Arts in History / Minor in International Studies, May 1988



United States Army, February 1982 – June 1986
Spanish Linguist / Intelligence Operator / Paratrooper

Crazy Horse – Honduras, Central America, 1984 – 1986
Intelligence operations and aviation reconnaissance

Urgent Fury – Invasion of Grenada, October/November, 1983
Intelligence operations and electronic warfare

82nd Airborne Division – Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 1983 –1984
Intelligence operations
313th Military Intelligence Battalion

Defense Language Institute – Presidio of Monterey, California, 1982 – 1983
Spanish language training

Decorations – Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (2), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Parachutist Wings, Aircraft Crewmember Wings, Combat Service Patch and Expert Rifleman Badge



Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Team Leader, 1994

Christ Episcopal Church, Charlotte, NC
Parish Life Commission, 1994

United Way
Company Chairman, 1993

Christ Episcopal Church, Greenville, SC
Committee on Addictive Disease, 1992

Interests – Fitness training, sports cars, computers, theater and arts

The common denominator of success --- the secret of success of every man who has ever been successful --- lies in the fact that he formed the habit of doing things that failures don't like to do.


- Albert E.N. Gray

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