Clint D. Routson - Ward and Smith, P.A.

Clint D. Routson

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

With over twenty-five years of experience in real estate law, Mr. Routson has been involved in thousands of real estate transactions.  Mr. Routson's work with residential developers has involved all aspects of residential development, including land planning, zoning, subdivision, and sales.  Mr. Routson has experience with the federal Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act and the North Carolina Condominium Act. 


The majority of Mr. Routson's current practice involves assisting clients in the acquisition, development, leasing, and sale of commercial properties throughout North Carolina and the United States.  Mr. Routson's commercial experience includes the purchase and sale of multi-story and multi-tenant high rise office buildings, hotels, shopping centers, business parks, and commercial business facilities and the negotiation and preparation of contracts with architects and builders in multi-million dollar construction projects. 


Mr. Routson has extensive experience in commercial leasing - from both a landlord perspective and a tenant perspective.  Mr. Routson's experience has included drafting and negotiating commercial ground leases and commercial space leases in single tenant and multi-tenant facilities.  Mr. Routson also assists clients in interpreting leases, modifying leases, and resolving lease conflicts.


From the preparation of a single deed to the oversight and management of complex multi-state multi-million dollar transactions, Clint Routson has the knowledge and experience to assist you.

Centre CollegeBS 1980Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William & MaryJ.D. 1983
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Office Location

1001 College Court
P.O. Box 867
New Bern, NC 28563-0867
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2011 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law of the Wilmington-NC Metro Area
Clint D. Routson has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law (Commercial, Condominiums, Construction, Contract, Development, Environmental, Finance, Land Use, Leasing, Secured Transactions, Tax Certiorari, Transactions)

Other Information

Gender: Male