Shive, Colin

150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800P.O. Box 1151Raleigh, NC 27602

Updated: 05/23/2017


Colin Shive received his undergraduate degree Magna Cum Laude from Clemson University in 2006 and his law degree, with High Honors, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011. While in law school, Mr. Shive participated in the Community Development Law Clinic and was a research assistant for the Center on Law, Environment, Adaptation, and Resources. Mr. Shive was also a staff member and editor of the North Carolina Law Review. Prior to joining Tharrington Smith, he served...


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Practice Areas

  • Education Law

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney


Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina

Other Affiliations

  • Wake County Bar Association (Member)
  • 10th Judicial District Bar (Member)
  • North Carolina Bar Association Constitutional Rights & Responsibilities Section Council, 2016 - Present (Member)
  • Ask A Lawyer Day Durham, February 1, 2014 - 2016 (Coordinator)
  • "The Constitutionalist", Quarterly Newsletter of the Constitutional Rights & Responsibilities Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, August 1, 2016 - Present (Editor)
  • NCBA Constitutional Rights & Responsibilities Section, 2011 - Present (Member)
  • Ask A Lawyer Day, 2011 (Volunteer)


  • SuperLawyers Rising Star, - 2017

Past Positions

  • Honorable William L. Osteen, Jr., United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, Law Clerk, 2011 - 2012


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 2011
    Honors: With High Honors
    Law Review: North Carolina Law Review, Staff Member and Editor
  • Clemson University, 2006
    Honors: magna cum laude



  • SuperLawyers Rising Star, - 2017

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150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800P.O. Box 1151Raleigh, NC 27602


  • 919-829-1583


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150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800P.O. Box 1151Raleigh, NC 27602