Jon P. Carroll


Jon is a civil litigator who primarily practices in the areas of complex business litigation, construction litigation, lien disputes, and disputes between developers, design professionals, general contractors, and subcontractors. He represents a variety of local contractors and subcontractors in drafting and reviewing construction contracts, advising on risk management, liability, and employment-related issues, and litigating disputes. Jon has significant experience litigating cases to verdict in North Carolina state and federal courts, and arbitrating cases through the American Arbitration Association (AAA), including business disputes, contract disputes, shareholder disputes, disputes involving restrictive covenants and homeowners’ associations, and employment issues, including covenants not to compete. Jon values dedication, determination, and integrity, and exemplifies those ideals to every client he represents.
  • Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, J.D., 2005
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 2001
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of North Carolina
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Leadership Institute (“BLI”) Committee
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Fee Dispute Resolution Committee
  • Mecklenburg County Superior Civil Court Committee
Community Involvement
Hope Haven Inc:
  • Member, Board of Directors May 2009 – Present
  • Executive Committee, At-Large Member July 2009 - June 2010
  • Executive Committee, Secretary July 2011 - June 2012
  • Executive Committee, Vice Chair July 2012 - June 2013
  • Executive Committee, Chair July 2013 – July 2015
  • Executive Committee, At-Large Member, July 2015 - Present
Awards and More
North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star: 2012 – 2019
North Carolina Super Lawyers: 2024


When clients bring Jon complicated issues, he listens first. He believes everyone needs to be heard and understood, and every case is unique. Then, he develops and communicates strategies to resolve the issue while being honest and direct. Early in his career, he found ardent preparation was vital to successful representation, so he diligently prepares for the next steps. Finally, Jon implements the strategy and works hard but efficiently to achieve his client’s goals.

Making a Difference

While Jon is a formidable legal opponent in the courtroom, he cares deeply about helping others and has served on Hope Haven's board of directors for many years. Hope Haven is a local nonprofit that provides substance abuse treatment and recovery services for Charlotte’s homeless population. Jon advocates for the rights of the homeless and chemically dependent individuals and families. He believes they are often the most vulnerable and deserve a second chance at life. In addition, when people reunite with loved ones through recovery, it transforms lives.

More about JON

Married to his high school and college sweetheart, Emily, they have two wonderful daughters, Hannah and Sophie, and two (sometimes) wonderful Goldendoodles, Izzy and Oskar.

You might not know that Jon was a competitive gymnast for 11 years, a high school wrestler, and a collegiate cheerleader. Today, he enjoys brewing specialized Indian pale ales and spending time with his family.

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