Michael S. Hunter
Mike Hunter s practice focuses on community and condominium association law. He represents more than 700 associations across North Carolina. Mike chairs Horack Talley’s community associations practice group.
Mike s background includes real estate and litigation, with a concentration in the area of creditors rights including debt collection, bankruptcy, foreclosure, lien enforcement and collateral recovery.
From 1995 to 2006, Mike served as assistant attorney for the Mecklenburg County Sheriff s Office, primarily in the areas of civil process and judgment enforcement.
The best community association meetings are those that look effortless, but aren’t.
Updated regulations related to the Fair Housing Act were released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ( HUD ) were released Sept. 13, and the final rule is effective October 14, 2016.
Community association lawyers Chris Gelwicks, Mike Hunter and Cynthia Jones will represent Horack Talley at the CAI-NC 2016 Annual Conference Expo April 7-8 in Greensboro, NC.
Horack Talley Community Associations practice group leader Mike Hunter is a panelist for Ask the HOA Experts: Q A on Legal Issues affecting Community Associations organized by the NC Chapter of the Community Associations Institute on Wednesday, May 13.
Mike Hunter and Cynthia Jones will represent Horack Talley at the 2015 Annual Conference Expo of the North Carolina Chapter of Community Associations Institute April 16-17 in Concord, NC.
Horack Talley will be well represented at the fifth annual Law Day presented by the North Carolina chapter of the CAI and the CAI Legislative Action Committee. Mike Hunter will speak about the basics of bankruptcy for HOA boards and managers, and Cynthia Jones will talk about collections and delinquencies.
Mike Hunter will participate in the WFAE Public Conversation “Your HOA and You: Who Rules the Neighborhood?” as a panelist on Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 7:00 to 8:30pm at Davidson Day School.
American Bar Association
North Carolina Bar Association
Mecklenburg County Bar
Community Associations Institute (CAI)
“Credit Reporting,” Common Grounds. November/December 2015
In addition to his HOA-themed blog, Carolina Common Elements, Mike writes a semi-weekly column for The Charlotte Observer answering reader questions on HOA-related topics. He is frequently quoted by reporters locally and nationally, including in HOAleader.com, a leading publication for community associations nationwide.
Mike is the co-author of “How to Get Results in the Collection of Delinquent Debts in North Carolina” (National Business Institute, Inc. 1996), and has written numerous manuscripts for various presentations and seminars on community association law.
Boy Scouts of America, troop, district and council levels, 1992 to present
Myers Park Presbyterian Church, Celebrate Band, rhythm guitar, 2009 to present
Dilworth Little League, board of directors, 2006-2008
Myers Park Baptist Church, Through-the-Week School, board of directors, 2000-2003
9th Annual HOA Legal Seminar
“Hot Topics in Community Association Law”
Henderson Properties, May 2016
Michael S. Hunter
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J.D. Wake Forest University School of Law. 1987
B.S. Business Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1984
North Carolina. 1987
U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
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