Jason T. Strickland

Construction Attorney
Ward and Smith, P.A.
Email jtstrickland@wardandsmith.com
919.277.9131 Fax 919.277.9177
Post Office Box 33009, Raleigh, NC 27636-3009

Jason represents and assists contractors, subcontractors, owners, lenders, and design professionals in all areas of the construction and development process.  His goal is to help clients through the building process in the most efficient and cost effective manner.  His practice experience includes preparation and negotiation of construction contracts and development of best practices for construction companies. 

Prior to joining the firm, Jason clerked for Chief Justice Mark D. Martin of the North Carolina Supreme Court. 


  • J.D., cum laude, The University of North Carolina School of Law, 2005. Executive Editor, North Carolina Banking Institute Journal, Gressman-Pollitt Award.
  • B.S., cum laude, North Carolina State University, 1998

Reported Decisions

RL Regi North Carolina, LLC v. Lighthouse Cove, LLC, __ N.C. __, __ S.E.2d __ (2014)
Prop. S. Wake, LLC v. The Fidelity Bank, et. al., No. COA-12-611 (N.C. Ct. App. Dec. 18, 2012) (unpublished)

Honors and Distinctions*

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers®, 2019-2024
  • "Legal Elite," Business North Carolina, Construction, 2016-2017, 2019-2023
  • "Rising Star," North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2012-2015

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Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce (Young Professionals Network)
  • North Carolina Bar Association — Sections: Construction (council member); Intellectual Property Law; Litigation

Admitted to Practice

  • North Carolina, 2005
  • All state courts in North Carolina
  • United States District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of North Carolina

* Please see the following websites for an explanation of the membership standards for the following recognitions: www.bestlawyers.com; businessnc.com/special-sections/legal-elite/; and www.superlawyers.com/north-carolina.

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  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Legal Elite Business North Carolina 2024
  • Super Lawyers 2021
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers 2023
  • U.S. News Best Lawyers 20234
  • 2024 Chambers USA

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