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Collier R. Marsh

Associate
Raleigh | 919.835.4663
Fax | 919.834.4564
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Collier Marsh focuses his practice in the areas of construction, land use, state and local property tax, and commercial litigation. His clients include real estate developers, commercial property owners, homebuilders, homeowners associations, and manufacturers. He represents his clients through numerous stages of construction and development, from the initial zoning and entitlement to the ultimate resolution of disputes.

In his land use and property tax practices, Collier represents his clients before state and local boards and commissions throughout North Carolina. He also litigates on behalf of his clients in the Superior Courts of North Carolina, the federal district courts of North Carolina, the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Collier has also represented clients before the North Carolina Industrial Commission and the American Arbitration Association.

Prior to joining Parker Poe, Collier served as a law clerk for the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Kentucky and the Office of the Attorney General of Kentucky.

While at the University of Kentucky College of Law, Collier served as the editor-in-chief of the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Law and was a member of the Trial Advocacy Board. He also worked at the University of Kentucky Legal Clinic, where he provided pro bono legal services for the local community.

Representative Experience

Land Use & Property Tax

  • Represented homeowners, developers, and commercial property owners in the City of Raleigh, Wake County, and Durham County in the obtainment of variances, special use permits, and other land use permits.
  • Currently representing commercial property owners and developers on rezonings related to mixed-use and commercial developments in the City of Raleigh and the Town of Knightdale.
  • Represented dozens of owners of commercial, office, industrial, mixed-use, and multifamily properties throughout North Carolina on property tax matters before local boards and the North Carolina Property Tax Commission.

Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Prosecuted claims on behalf of a national power company related to defective work on a hydroelectric generator unit.
  • Represented a national homebuilder in a wide range of matters from home construction claims to contractor disputes.
  • Obtained summary judgment in federal district court on product liability and unfair and deceptive trade practices claims on behalf of medical device distributor.
  • Obtained summary judgment in federal district court on state and federal claims for six of seven municipal defendants and partial summary judgment for the seventh municipal defendant in a civil rights case.

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Honors & Awards

  • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: Environmental Law, Tax, Litigation Skills, Land Use Planning, University of Kentucky Legal Clinic
  • Order of the Coif
  • William K. Bodell Scholarship, University of Kentucky College of Law
  • National Merit Scholar, University of Virginia