Robert B. Hobbs, Jr.


Phone: 252-441-0874
Fax: (252) 441-8822
2502 South Croatan Highway, Nags Head, NC 27959


Kristine Rodman (Legal Assistant)

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Robert concentrates his practice in real property and local government law. He is the only attorney in Northeastern North Carolina who is a board certified specialist in both commercial and residential real property law.  Robert’s practice includes representing real estate developers, lenders, nonprofits, business entities, families, and individuals in real estate transactions.  He prepares and negotiates a variety of real estate documents and advises community and condominium associations on bylaw compliance, revisions, and association governance.  In addition to his extensive real estate practice, Robert also provides advice and guidance to local governments, and has served as the Town Attorney for the Town of Duck since 2008 and the Attorney for the Dare County Airport Authority since 1990.


  • Campbell University (J.D., 1986)
    • Campbell Law Review
    • Campbell Law Observer, Case Law Editor
    • Phi Alpha Delta
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.A., 1983)

Honors & Distinctions

  • Board Certified Specialist in Commercial and Residential Real Property, NC State Bar Board of Legal Specialization
  • Martindale-Hubbell “AV” rating


Bar & Affiliations

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
  • United States Supreme Court
  • First Judicial District Bar
  • North Carolina Land Title Association
  • North Carolina Municipal Attorneys’ Association
  • Real Estate Lawyers Association of North Carolina
  • Campbell University Law School Alumni Association, Board of Directors
  • National Conference of Bar Examiners, MBE Real Property Drafting Committee
  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Board of Governors (1993-96)
    • Real Property Section Council (2004-11, Former Chair)
    • Law Practice Management Section Council (1988-93, Former Chair)
    • Strategic Planning and Emerging Trends Committee (2004-08)
    • Membership Recruitment and Retention Committee (1997-98)
  • North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, Real Property Committee (1997-2002)

Personal & Community

  • Roanoke Island Historical Association, Board of Directors and General Counsel (pro bono)
  • North Banks Rotary Club (Former President)
  • St. Andrew’s By-the-Sea Episcopal Church (former Senior Warden and Vestry member)
  • Outer Banks Hotline (former Board of Directors member)