Carroll & Carroll, P.L.L.C.
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Scott is the managing member of  Carroll & Carroll, P.L.L.C. in the Charlotte, North Carolina office. For the past 26 years, Scott has specialized in all aspects of shopping center legal representation including anchor/ground lease negotiations, operation, development and easement agreements, acquisitions, dispositions, management and leasing for clients and shopping centers throughout the country.


    ●B.A., Political Science and Psychology; Otterbein College; Westerville, Ohio – 1981 
    ●J.D., Southwestern University School of Law; Los Angeles, California – 1985

Professional Memberships

    ●California State Bar | December, 1985 
    ●North Carolina State Bar | April, 1997 
    ●Mecklenburg County Bar Association 
    ●North Carolina Bar Association


    ●1995 to present | Attorney, Carroll & Carroll, P.L.L.C.
    ●1989-1995 | General Counsel, Schurgin Development Companies/Festival Management Corp; Los Angeles, California 
    ●1987-1989 | Real Estate Attorney, Taco Bell Corporation; Irvine, California 
    ●1985-1986 | Real Estate and Construction Attorney, Sears, Roebuck and Co.; California

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Karen represents developers, landlords and various creditors primarily in tenant bankruptcy cases, lease negotiations and lender transactions as well as negotiate rent reductions, lease provision modifications and disposition of tenant leases in Chapter 11 reorganizations. In addition, Karen also prepares and files pleadings in various Section 365 and 363 disputes, including rejection and assumption of leases, determination of cure amounts, adequate assurance of future performance and administrative priority issues.


    ●B.A., Economics; UCLA; Los Angeles, California–1982
    ●J.D., UCLA School of Law; Los Angeles, California–1985
    ●Order of the Coif and member of UCLA Law Review; Extern for the Honorable Shirley Wohl Kram, USDC, SDNY

Professional Memberships

    ●California State Bar | December, 1985 
    ●North Carolina State Bar | September, 2009 
    ●Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court of California and the Central District of the California


    ●1996 to present | Attorney, Carroll & Carroll, P.L.L.C. 
    ●1995-1996 | Attorney, Hennigan, Mercer & Bennett; Los Angeles, California 
    ●1987-1995 | Attorney, Levene & Eisenberg; Los Angeles, California 
    ●1985-1987 | Attorney, Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp; Los Angeles, California

Published Works 

    ●Co-Author, Avoiding Malpractice for Lender Liability Claims, Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice, September/October 1995, Volume 4, No. 6. v

Seminars and Presentations

Lectured extensively on a variety of Bankruptcy, litigation and commercial law matters including: 

    ● “Section 365, A Primer for Developers, Landlords and Brokers” – Festival Management Companies; a 12-hour continuing series seminar “Litigating Preference Actions” – Women Litigators’ Forum 
    ●Speaker, Bankruptcy Law for Real Estate Professionals Seminar 
    ●Speaker, Century City Bar Association – Round Table Discussion – “Serial Bankruptcy Filing and the Ethics of Using Bankruptcy as a Tool for Solvent Debtors” 
    ●Speaker, Family Law Conference Seminar – “Bankruptcy and its Impact on Property Settlements in Divorce Court”

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David is Of Counsel to Carroll & Carroll, P.L.L.C. and his office is located in Arroyo Grande, California. David is an experienced attorney, advocate and negotiator, bringing 32 years of experience and dedication to his practice.


    ●B.A., Political Science; California State University Fullerton – 1975; Dean's List 
    ●J.D., Western State University College of Law, Honors graduate, top 2% of class and member of Law Review – June 1978

Professional Memberships

    ●California State Bar | 1979 
    ●San Luis Obispo County Bar 
    ●Los Angeles County Bar 
    ●Served as Judge Pro Tempore for Los Angeles County court system 
    ●Admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Central, Northern and Eastern Districts of California


    ●1999 to present | Of Counsel, Carroll & Carroll, P.L.L.C. 
    ●April, 1984 to November, 1999 | Partner of law firm, Smith & Warren 
    ●February 1979 to April 1984 | Attorney with Sears, Roebuck and Co.

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831 East Morehead Street | The Addison Building, Suite 440 | Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
704.332.5654 MAIN   |    704.332.6238 FAX

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