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    Welcome to McGrath & Spielberger

    McGrath & Spielberger, PLLC was founded by enterprising attorneys whose goal is to always provide high quality yet affordable legal services and representation to citizens and businesses in both North Carolina and South Carolina, and in Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee. Together, the attorneys of McGrath & Spielberger have over fifty years of legal experience to draw upon when providing lawyer services and representation to their clients.

    The team at McGrath & Spielberger can also promise dedication and a “get it done” attitude, whether it be while assisting small business ownersanalyzing or creating contracts, negotiating or litigating disputes, helping to close a real estate deal or lease matter, handling a foreclosure case or other mortgage loan dispute, or providing a prenuptial agreement. We care and have the experience and knowledge needed to successfully handle the clients and cases we take on in a wide variety of practice areas. We are also skilled at providing debt negotiation services, appealing a property tax assessment and will or estate planning.

    Business & Contract Law

    Business law can be a very complex and detailed area of law, so it helps to have the assistance of an experienced business attorney who can guide you through the maze of regulatory, financial, contractual and personnel issues that constantly arise. McGrath & Spielberger business attorneys have both legal and real-world experience to not only guide our clients through these issues but to also help them be proactive in anticipating what lies ahead. We take on clients looking to settle business and partnership disputes as well as issues with shareholder agreements, lease negotiations, mergers & acquisitions, debt collection, business entity selection and business formation (corporation, LLC, etc.), buy-sell agreements, demand letters, marketing agreements, employment issues, and more.

    Mortgage & Foreclosure

    When homeowners are facing mortgage problems or foreclosure issues, they can turn to McGrath & Spielberger for help. Many times, there are far more options to save their than homeowners realize. However, if your lender nevertheless pushes forward trying to take your home through a foreclosure action our attorneys are available in many areas to fight or delay the foreclosure in order to keep your options open and even save your home in many circumstances.

    Real Estate Transactions & Closings

    There are a lot of issues that can arise when it comes to real estate transactions. The McGrath & Spielberger team of attorneys can step in and help negotiate real estate deals, draft real estate contracts, help with financing and mortgage matters, and even address real estate disputes. We are also there to assist when it comes to real estate closings, whether it be residential or commercial reals estate, sales, refinances, or purchases. We can even help with some issues that may come up during construction or with a contractor.

    Commercial, Business & Real Estate Disputes & Lawsuits

    In addition to helping facilitate business transactions and other deals through negotiation, contract drafting and other means, McGrath & Spielberger can also help when a deal goes wrong. We represent both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of disputes involving businesses or properties. Whether it be full-fledged litigation, arbitration or negotiated business dispute resolution, we can help you in many adversarial and contentious matters by providing tough but resolution-minded representation.

    Other Practice Areas

    The above legal practice areas are just some of the types of matters that McGrath & Spielberger can assist you with. We also help our clients with tax and IRS matters, prenuptial agreements, civil litigation, non-disclosure agreements, non-compete agreements, severance agreements, asset sales and purchases, limited-scope representation, and much, much more. We pride ourselves on being well-rounded, friendly, and informed attorneys who can represent our clients in a multitude of legal matters – whether those matters involve business issues, personal issues, or both.

    Please contact our office today so we can evaluate your matter or tell you more about our law firm. McGrath & Spielberger can meet with you over the phone, via video conference or just about any way that provides you with a feeling of comfort, safety, and convenience. Our experienced attorneys are standing by waiting to assist you!

    We have had an easy time working with this firm for the past 5 years. They have been helpful and prompt and have been efficient with our time and theirs. We are pleased to be clients of theirs.

    Tiffany Herring

    Trent was very knowledgeable and easy to speak with. He provided great insight.

    E.S.

    Great communication, fairly easy to sign up for an appointment online, and Kelly made the conversation feel easier than I had expected it to be. She’s been a great resource so far!

    M.B.B

    Jason McGrath was well-informed and offered clear communication on the subject being discussed. Additionally, he was patient with our highly detailed questions, as well as thorough in his replies. The consultation was incredibly helpful in guiding our next steps.

    Elizabeth Loredo

    He was very knowledgeable about the subject

    William Jones

    Mr Grissom gave us a clear and comprehensive assessment of our current situation. He also described what actions might be appropriate if the problem re-occurs.

    M.Z.

    Atty Brown was very clear and concise in her explanation about my options for moving forward.

    N.R.

    Knowledgeable, cordial, friendly and professional.

    W.L.

    He gave great facts and options for us to see through.

    N.B.

    I just wanted to give the McGrath/Spielberger Law Firm a big shout out. These guys were completely professional and really helped me out. I highly recommend them.

    Chris Anstatt

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    Meet Our Attorneys

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    Jason A. McGrath

    Licensed in Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee, & Federal Court. He’s a problem solver, a transactional attorney, a litigator, & draws on his roots as a (former) Assist...

      Jason A. McGrath
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    Jim Spielberger

    Licensed in Georgia & South Carolina. As an entrepreneur who has owned multiple businesses, including as a restauranteur, a master franchisor/franchisee...

      Jim Spielberger
    Kelly Brown

    Kelly J. Brown

    Licensed in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee & Tax Court. She has a Master’s in both Tax Law & Business Administration. Her attention to detail, diligence, & motivati...

      Kelly J. Brown
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    Todd E. Gonyer

    Licensed in North Carolina, Ohio, & Federal Court (with voluntarily inactive licenses in KS & MO). He uses his courtroom experience & broad background in various areas of law...

      Todd E. Gonyer
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    Trent Grissom

    Licensed to practice law in North Carolina & South Carolina. He has also been admitted to the federal courts in the District of South Carolina and the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina....

      Trent Grissom