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Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated Preeminent

Super Lawyers

Business North Carolina's Legal Elite

Listed in Best lawyers

NC Dispute Resolution CommissionCertified Mediator
Superior Court


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.

Read Lee's articles:

Can the State, County, City, Utilities
or Other Entities Take My Property?

Which Estate Planning Documents
do you really need?

The Importance of Choosing the
Appropriate Business Structure

Owners’ Associations = Endless Options

What to Know before Signing a Lease

There's a Trust for Every Reason

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound
of Cure: Residential Construction Contracts

Auley M. Crouch, IIIAuley M. Crouch, III

NC Bar Association Pro Bono Award
Lee Crouch has been selected as the recipient of the NC Bar Association's William Thorp Pro Bono Attorney Award for 2016. Click here to read more about it.

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 named a member of the Legal Elite by Business North Carolina and a Super Lawyer.

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 is currently serving on the Council of the Dispute Resolution 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.


Partner Auley (Lee) Crouch presents history, philosophy and mission of the Law Firm of
Block Crouch Keeter Behm and Sayed.