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                                                                               ggc@mcintoshlawfirm.com           

 

 Areas of Expertise

  • Forty plus years of experience – attorney, mediator, arbitrator, referee, collector, commissioner, or facilitator for civil litigation, estate administration, equitable distribution, and other family law matters

 

  • Twenty–three published appellate decisions that involved issues such as contracts, real estate, personal injury, declaratory judgments and supplemental relief, estates, equitable distribution, or other areas of family law

 

  • Adept ability to collaborate with attorneys and their clients in diverse situational challenges and to provide innovative perspectives that are credible and cost-efficient alternatives to resolve their matters

 

  • Proficient and experienced to facilitate a court ordered meeting of more than 500 individuals

 

  • Effective negotiator and developer of individuals who can achieve when demanding situational challenges exist

 

Education
Wake Forest University, School of Law – Juris Doctorate                                 1973

Wake Forest University, Bachelor of Arts – Economics                                     1975

 

 Rating & Certifications

Martindale- Hubbell Rating – AV® Preeminent

  • Peer rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence and
    the Highest Level of Legal Ability and Integrity

North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission – Certified Mediator

  • Superior Court                          1996 – Present
  • Family Financial                        1999 – Present
  • Clerk                                            2017 – Present

North Carolina State Bar–Board Certified Specialist –

  • Family Law                                 1989 – 2008

 

Bar & Court Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar – All State Courts
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Courts of North Carolina – Eastern, Middle & Western

 

Professional Memberships

  • Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference, Permanent Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association, 1975 – Present
  • North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society, Multiple Years

 

Employment

The McIntosh Law Firm, Davidson, North Carolina                                              2017 – Present

  • Of Counsel – Alternative Dispute Resolution

 

Lowe’s Companies, Inc., Mooresville, North Carolina                                           2008 – 2015

  • Retired as Vice President and Associate General Counsel of Litigation
    for Employment, Commercial and Risk

 

Cunningham & Gray, P.A., Wilkesboro, North Carolina                                       1995 – 2008

  • Principal & Partner – Civil Litigation, Family Law & Estates

 

Ferree, Cunningham & Gray, P.A., Wilkesboro, North Carolina                         1981 – 1995

  • Principal & Partner – Family Law, Estates & Civil Litigation

 

Max F. Ferree, P.A., Wilkesboro, North Carolina                                                   1975 – 1981

  • Associate – General Practice

 

Boards & Commissions

North Carolina Indian Gaming Certification Commission

  • Chairman                                                                                                           2009 – 2012
  • Vice – Chairman                                                                                                1994 – 2009

North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission, Member                                  1999 – 2004

North Carolina Property Tax Commission

  • Chairman                                                                                                           1993 – 1995
  • Vice – Chairman                                                                                                1991 – 1993

Northwestern NC Regional Housing Authority – Commissioner                         1984 – 1990

North Carolina Judicial Selection Study Commission – Member                         1987 – 1989

West Wilkes Sanitary District – Attorney                                                                  1983 – 1987

Wilkes County – Attorney                                                                                           1982 – 1984

Wilkes County Board of Elections – Chairman                                                        1977 – 1982

 

Community Involvement

  • Mediation Training, Coach
  • North Wilkesboro Masonic Lodge #407 F. & A. M., Endowed Member
  • Scottish Rite – Winston-Salem Valley, Endowed Member
  • North Carolina Institute of Political Leadership, Fellow
  • North Carolina 4–H Development Fund, Past President
  • Wilkesboro Business & Professional Club, Past President
  • Knotville Vol. Fire Department, Honorary Board Member
  • Order of the Long Leaf Pine

 

     Of Note

  • Collector & Attorney – R. Kyle Hayes Estate, 94 E 33 – Wilkes

 

  • Chair — N.C. Property Tax Commission —
    In Re: The Appeals of Philip Morris — 90 PTC 426, 92 PTC 31, 990 & 991, 93 PTC 306 & 307
    In Re: The Appeals of Northern Telecom, Inc. — 91 PTC 26, 92 PTC 413, 93 PTC 23

 

  • Successful representation for a client who received a full and unconditional Presidential pardon within twenty-six months following the petition