Cranfill Sumner Update: North Carolina Lawyer’s Weekly List of Top 25 Verdicts & Settlements of 2013

February 12, 2014 The Land Condemnation & Eminent Domain practice group of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP was featured in North Carolina Lawyer’s Weekly Top 25 Verdicts and Settlements of 2013. The group represented clients in three settlements against the North Carolina Department of Transportation listed in the Top 25. Two of the settlements were listed in the Top 10. … Read More

Lauren AtkinsCranfill Sumner Update: North Carolina Lawyer’s Weekly List of Top 25 Verdicts & Settlements of 2013

Cranfill Sumner Update: George Autry Elected to Owners’ Counsel of America Board of Directors

February 5, 2014 George Autry, an attorney in the Raleigh office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (Cranfill Sumner), was recently elected to serve a three-year term on the board of directors for the Owners’ Counsel of America (OCA), a national network of experienced condemnation attorneys.  George Autry, Stephanie Autry, and Brady Wells, all attorneys in the Raleigh office of … Read More

Lauren AtkinsCranfill Sumner Update: George Autry Elected to Owners’ Counsel of America Board of Directors

Cranfill Sumner Update: George and Stephanie Autry Present at Eminent Domain/Land Condemnation CLE

February 3, 2014 George Autry and Stephanie Autry presented at two continuing legal education seminars in New Orleans on Jan. 23-25. George and Stephanie, attorneys in the Raleigh office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP, presented “Use of First and Second Generation Rents and Just Compensation” at the Eminent Domain and Land Value Litigation Seminar. They co-authored the presentation with … Read More

Lauren AtkinsCranfill Sumner Update: George and Stephanie Autry Present at Eminent Domain/Land Condemnation CLE

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly: After tying up property for two decades, state pays big when it finally moves forward with highway project

More Time, More Money - North Carolina Land Condemnation and Eminent Domain Lawyer

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly December 19, 2011 By Sharon McCloskey William Sanders was not yet 60 years old when the state Department of Transportation first identified his 700 acres as being in the path of the planned Fayetteville outer loop highway. This November, his lawyers, George and Stephanie Autry, finally settled the state’s claim on his property for an unprecedented … Read More

Lauren AtkinsNorth Carolina Lawyers Weekly: After tying up property for two decades, state pays big when it finally moves forward with highway project

Jacksonville NC Daily News: ONWASA Settles Multimillion Dollar Land Lawsuit

ONWASA Settles Multimillion Dollar Land Lawsuit headline

Jacksonville NC Daily News November 25, 2011 By Lindell Kay Backfiring eminent domain plans have cost ONWASA $7.5 million in a recent land dispute settlement, according to court records. Prior property owners who lost their land in condemnation actions by the Onslow Water and Sewer Authority were seeking up to $40 million for potential mineral mining profits they say they … Read More

Lauren AtkinsJacksonville NC Daily News: ONWASA Settles Multimillion Dollar Land Lawsuit

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly: Greensboro Church Collects More Than Double the State’s First Offer in an Eminent Domain Action

When Prayer Alone Doesn’t Work, Hire a Lawyer - North Carolina Land Condemnation and Eminent Domain Lawyer

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly November 14, 2011 By Sharon McCloskey It’s been more than five years since Sedgefield Baptist Church first learned that a six-lane roadway might be passing through its sanctuary. That’s when the North Carolina Department of Transportation first approached the church on High Point Road in Greensboro and told its elders about plans to widen the road. The … Read More

Lauren AtkinsNorth Carolina Lawyers Weekly: Greensboro Church Collects More Than Double the State’s First Offer in an Eminent Domain Action

Jamestown News: Attorney Says DOT Appraiser “Grossly Overestimated Depreciation”

Attorney Says DOT Appraiser “Grossly Overestimated Depreciation” - North Carolina Land Condemnation and Eminent Domain Lawyer

Jamestown News March 16, 2011 By Ogi Overman When the congregation of Sedgefield Baptist Church agreed that it was a fight worth fighting to take on the N.C. Department of Transportation, they realized that it would behoove them to hire an attorney who specialized in eminent domain cases such as theirs. They turned to Raleigh attorney George B. Autry Jr., of the firm … Read More

Lauren AtkinsJamestown News: Attorney Says DOT Appraiser “Grossly Overestimated Depreciation”

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly: Jacksonville Taking Nets $3,545,150 in Compensation from NCDOT

Jacksonville Taking Nets $3,545,150 in Compensation from NCDOT - North Carolina Land Condemnation and Eminent Domain Lawyer

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly January 17, 2011 The Department of Transportation took about 19 acres of a 99-acre vacant tract in Jacksonville. The property had been a family farm, but was located on U.S. Highway 17, near its intersection with Western Boulevard, and adjacent to a large shopping center. The department condemned right of way for the Western Parkway, a … Read More

Lauren AtkinsNorth Carolina Lawyers Weekly: Jacksonville Taking Nets $3,545,150 in Compensation from NCDOT

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly: DOT Pays $1.3M-plus to Landowner for Turnpike Construction

DOT Pays $1.3M-plus to Landowner for Turnpike Construction - North Carolina Land Condemnation and Eminent Domain Lawyer

Lawyers Weekly December 1, 2010 The NCDOT Turnpike Authority obtained a right of entry to construct part of the Western Wake Expressway on a family farm in the Apex ETJ. The property was zoned for low-density residential development, but the Apex long-term plan supported the probability that it could be rezoned for commercial, office and institutional uses. The department’s appraiser … Read More

Lauren AtkinsNorth Carolina Lawyers Weekly: DOT Pays $1.3M-plus to Landowner for Turnpike Construction

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly: Owners Get $2.909M for Farmland Taken for Wake Toll Road

Owners Get $2.909M for Farmland Taken for Wake Toll Road - North Carolina Land Condemnation and Eminent Domain Lawyer

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly November 29, 2010 The N.C. Turnpike Authority took approximately 12.83 acres of a family farm for the construction of the Western Wake Expressway. The parties agreed that the highest and best use of the property before the taking was for residential development, but disagreed as to the value of the property. The department’s appraiser concluded to … Read More

Lauren AtkinsNorth Carolina Lawyers Weekly: Owners Get $2.909M for Farmland Taken for Wake Toll Road