Auley M. Crouch, III is the
Addison Hewlett, Jr. award recipient for 2011 and 2014
Addison “Mr. Ad” Hewlett, Jr. – a popular NC State Representative – served as Speaker of the House from 1959-61. Mr. Ad also served as a trustee for Wake Forest University and also for Campbell College. The Addison Hewlett, Jr., award is presented to a local attorney who has exemplified Mr. Hewlett’s pro bono and community service work.
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Auley M. Crouch, III
AREAS OF PRACTICE: Federal and State Civil Litigation; Construction Litigation; Mediation and Arbitration. The types of cases he has litigated over the years include annexation, civil rights, condemnation/eminent domain, environmental, commercial contract and business disputes, insurance coverage, nursing and hospital malpractice, lender liability, personal injury, products liability, real estate, trade practices, land use and zoning disputes. Since 1995 he has emphasized construction-related litigation and was previously named a member of the Legal Elite by Business North Carolina and a Super Lawyer in 2012 and 2013.
PROFESSIONAL: North Carolina Bar Association; North Carolina State Bar; North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers. Lee has been certified as a mediator since 1993 and was a member of the Duke Private Adjudication Center panel of mediators for five years. Mr. Crouch has an active mediation practice, he regularly participates in mediation training programs and is an arbitrator with The Arbitration Group. He has been active in local and state bar organizations, having served as president of the Fifth Judicial District Bar in 1995, and currently serving as secretary of the Construction Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association.
Born Wilmington, North Carolina, November 4, 1944; admitted to Bar, 1976, North Carolina.
EDUCATION: The Citadel (B.S., 1966); John Marshall Law School (J.D., with distinction, 1976). Associate Editor, The John Marshall Journal, 1975-1976. President, Fifth District Bar, 1995. Certified Mediator, and Arbitrator.