Kitchen, S. Chuck
Address: 6011 Farrington Road Suite 300, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Lawyer Firm: Stark Law Group, PLLC
|Areas of Practice||Municipal Law, Property Tax, Appellate Practice|
Licensed to practice in 1980, Chuck Kitchen joined the Durham County Attorney’s Office as an Assistant County Attorney. He had clerked for the Durham County Attorney’s Office for the two summers while in law school. In 1986, he moved to Alamance County to become the County Attorney. He came back to Durham County as County Attorney in 1996 where he remained until his retirement in 2009. Following retirement , he went into private practice with the Stark Law Group in 2010. He subsequently joined the Turrentine Law Firm in 2012 where he stayed until 2016 when he rejoined the Stark Law Group.
Chuck currently serves on retainer as the General Counsel for the Onslow Water and Sewer Authority in Jacksonville, NC. He also serves on retainer as Town Attorney for the Town of Holly Ridge , NC. Formerly , Chuck served as an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association (AAA) for commercial and construction arbitration.
History: Chuck graduated with honors in 1977 from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He received a B.A. degree in Humanities with a major in Philosophy. Following graduation, he attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he received his Juris Doctor in 1980.
In addition to practicing in the North Carolina State courts, Chuck practices in all three Federal Districts in North Carolina; as well as, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, and the United States Supreme Court. He also has an administrative practice in the Office of Administrative Hearings.