Eric J. Remington

Eric J. Remington

Ward and Smith, P.A.

Recognized since 2020

New Bern, North Carolina

Practice Areas

Land Use and Zoning Law

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Eric's practice experience encompasses various areas of civil litigation, including real property, business, and commercial litigation; zoning and land use issues; disputes involving community associations; and insurance coverage disputes. He is a member of the Zoning, Planning and Land Use Section Council of the North Carolina State Bar Association and leads the firm's Eminent Domain practice.

Eric has handled numerous cases in State and Federal court from the investigation stage through appeals. He has represented clients in complex cases involving breach of contract, real estate development, scope and location of easements/boundaries, covenant interpretation and enforcement, interpretation of commercial general, property casualty and directors and officers liability policies, and many other areas. He works diligently with clients in an effort to achieve the most favorable results possible, whether that involves pre-litigation negotiation, mediation, arbitration, or taking a case through trials and subsequent appeals.

Before joining the firm, Eric served our country as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. During his ten years on active duty, he served as a Communications Officer, Defense Counsel, Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, and Prosecutor. Eric currently serves his local community as a Board Member and Vice Chairman for the CarolinaEast Foundation.

Contact & Links
  • 1001 College Court
    P.O. Box 867
    New Bern, NC 28563-0867
  • Creighton University, J.D., graduated 1993
  • Iowa State University, B.S., graduated 1986
Bar Admissions
  • North Carolina, 1999
  • Virginia, 1993
  • North Carolina Bar Association - Member - Sections: Litigation; Real Property; Zoning, Planning and Land Use (council member)
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys - Member
  • Home Builders Association of Craven and Pamlico Counties - Member
  • Eastern North Carolina Inn of Court - Member
  • Defense Research Institute - Member
  • Community Associations Institute - Member
  • CarolinaEast Foundation - Board Member and Vice Chairman
  • American Bar Association - Member-Section: Litigation
Court Admissions
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina
  • All state courts in Virginia
  • All state courts in North Carolina
  • Virginia, 1993
  • North Carolina, 1999

Ward and Smith, P.A.
Headquarters: New Bern, North Carolina

44 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

7 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
Special Focus:
  • COVID-19
  • "Go-To Thought Leader," National Law Review, 2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers®, 2020 -2024
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Commercial Litigation

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