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Benjamin M. Gallop

Born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1976 and raised in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.  Mr. Gallop is an avid surfer, hunter and photographer.  He resides in Dare County with his wife and children.

Bar Admissions:
North Carolina State Bar, 2005
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina, 2005
United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2012
Supreme Court of the United States, 2017

Education:

North Carolina State University (B.S., Computer Engineering, 2000);
Campbell University (J.D., cum laude, 2005).
          Order of Old Kivett, Member
          Campbell University Law Review,
          Staff Member (2003-2005) and Comments Editor (2004-2005).
          National Moot Court Competition, Competitor (2004)
          Susie Sharp Inn of Court, Student Member
          Institutional and Joseph Donald Floyd II Scholarships,  Recipient
          National Dean's List, Nominee

NCDRC Certified Superior Court Mediator

Memberships:
North Carolina State Bar
          State Bar Ethics Committee, Advisory Member (2012-Present)
American Bar Association, Member
North Carolina Bar Association
          Technology Committee (2006-Present)
                     Chairman (2010-12)
                     Member/Chair of various subcommittees
           Nominations Committee, Member (2014-15)
           Legal Education Reform/Unmet Legal Needs Committee (2014-15)
           Zoning, Planning & Land Use Section, Member
           Government & Public Sector Section, Member
           Litigation Section, Member
First Judicial District Bar, Secretary/Treasurer (2013-Present)
Dare County Bar Association, Member
North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, Member

Local Government Clients:
Town Attorney, Town of Southern Shores, (2008-Present)
Town Attorney, Town of Hertford, (2008-Present)
Board Attorney, Currituck County Board of Adjustment, (2008-Present)

Civic:
Mount Olivet United Methodist Church;
Manteo Rotary Club, President (2012-13);
Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce,
          Board of Directors (2010-13), Member
                      Legislative/Government Affairs Committee, Member/Chair
                                Environmental Affairs Subcommittee, Member/Chair

Accolades:   
North Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Stars 2010
NCBA Leadership Academy, Invitee (inaugural class) 2011

Reported Cases:  

Five C'S, Inc. v. County of Pasquotank, 195 N.C. App. 410 , 672 S.E.2d 737 (2009).  

Town of Nags Head v. Cherry, Inc., ____ N.C. App. ____,  723 S.E.2d 156 (2012).

Fisher v. Town of Nags Head, ____ N.C. App. ____, 725 S.E.2d 99 (2012).

Kirkpatrick v. Town of Nags Head, 213 N.C. App. 132, 713 S.E.2d 151 (2011).

Sansotta v. Town of Nags Head, 724 F.3d 533 (4th Cir. 2013).

Sansotta v. Town of Nags Head, 863 F. Supp. 2d 495 (E.D.N.C. 2012).

Osborne v. Town of Nags Head, ____ N.C. App. ____, 760 S.E.2d 766, 767 (2014).


Primary Practice Areas:
Civil Litigation; Local Government Law; Municipal Law; Land Use and Zoning Law; Condemnation, Eminent Domain, and Takings Law; Coastal Issues, Mediation.

 

     
                   



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Contact Information

Office Address Phone & Fax  
2502 South Croatan Highway

Nags Head, NC 27959
Phone: (252) 441-0871
Fax: (252) 441-8822
Email: Benjamin M. Gallop
Driving Directions

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Practice Areas

Civil Litigation Condemnation Local Government/Municipal Matters
Litigation Community, Homeowners and Condominium Associations Zoning & Land Use
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