Lee C Bentley

  • Partner

North Wilkesboro, North Carolina


Engaged in the practice of Law since 1992 in both private practice and in-house counsel capacity. While in private practice from 1992-1998 Lee engaged in a general practice handling many types of legal matters to include civil, criminal, real estate, Wills & Estates, and litigation. In house counsel from 1998-2007 to Lowe Companies, Inc., North Wilkesboro, N.C. and Mooresville, N.C., and in-house counsel to a commercial real estate developer, SDI Realty, Inc. in Houston, Texas, from 2007-2013. Lee has focused on Corporate and Commercial Real Estate, Commercial Development, Construction, and litigation related to those areas.

Of Counsel to the Vannoy Colvard firm since 2013, Lee's practice involves Commercial and Residential Real Estate, Commercial Development, Construction Law, Wills and Estates, Corporate and business transactions.

Lee is a native of Wilkes County, North Carolina and is married with two children. Lee attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., obtained a B.S. from Appalachian State University and his law degree from Campbell University. Lee is a member of the American Bar Association, the North Carolina State Bar, and the North Carolina Bar Association. In addition to his legal work, Lee has been very active in the local community. He is a member of the North Wilkesboro Rotary Club, the Wilkes Education Foundation, and is serving, or has served, on the Board of Directors of the Yadkin River Greenway Council, the North Wilkesboro Rotary Club, the North Wilkesboro Rotary Club Scholarship Foundation, and the Wilkes Rescue Squad, Wilkes United Way, and the Health Foundation.

Areas of Practice

  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Construction Law
  • Contracts
  • Housing & Construction Defects
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Landlord / Tenant
  • Real Estate Law
  • Traffic Violations
  • Wills

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1992


  • Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Buies Creek, North Carolina
    • J.D.
  • Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina
    • B.S. - 1988
    • Major: Geography, Town Planning

Our attorneys take a hands-on approach to law, working with clients personally to help them achieve their legal goals. We understand that no two legal problems are alike. We will work with you personally to gain a full understanding of your situation, and to help you explore the options available to you.

The choices are yours. We will give you the information you need to make sound, informed choices about your critical legal matters.

Office Location

Vannoy, Colvard, Triplett & Vannoy, P.L.L.C.

P.O. Box 1388
922 C Street
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Office Phone: 336-667-7201
Fax: 336-667-0878
Secondary Fax: 336-838-7250

825 W King St.
Boone, NC 28607

Office Phone: 828-600-7576
Fax: 828-265-0441

John G. "Jay" Vannoy, Jr.
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