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Christopher P. Gelwicks


Attorney Christopher P. Gelwicks uses his litigation experience to help clients solve current problems and anticipate new ones, thereby avoiding costly circumstances later. Chris has been practicing for over 20 years and brings a wide range of experience as a former prosecutor, and defense attorney for insurers and those charged with crimes. He is licensed in North and South Carolina and in Maryland. He focuses his practice on the representation of community associates in all areas: formation and operation, collections, and litigation. As a member of the Community Associations Institute (CAI), Chris speaks regularly at CAI Law Day and annual conferences. He has appeared on WSOC and WCNC as an expert in community association law in Davidson, and has been published in Common Ground Magazine, a CAI publication. Chris resides in Denver, is married with two kids, enjoys yard work, golf, and loves learning about American history. 

Areas of Practice:

  • Community Association Law
  • Collections
  • General Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions:

  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Maryland
  • United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina
  • United States District Court, District of Maryland

Professional Associations:

  • Community Associations Institute
  • South Carolina Community Association Law Committee
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association


  • Regent University School of Law, J.D. Graduate School
  • Towson State University, B.S. College
  • New Court of Appeals Ruling: Certain Community Association Restrictive Covenants May Be Unenforceable … but Don’t Panic! On May 18, 2021, the North Carolina Court of Appeals issued an opinion in the case of C Investments 2, LLC v. Auger et al., 2021-NCCOA-209. This case has been anticipated for months as it deals with the North Carolina Marketable Title Act and its effect on older covenants and neighborhoods.
  • New Court of Appeals Case on Townhome Maintenance We are happy to discuss the new court of appeals case on townhome maintenance with you. Contact The McIntosh Firm today. 2020
  • North Carolina COVID-19 Pools Everybody Into the Pool … Safely North Carolina COVID-19 Pools Everybody Into the Pool … Safely 2021
  • CAI Law Day Presentation – March 12, 2021 Post-Covid Topics: What now? Meetings, communications and planning. 2021
  • CAMS Ask the Experts – Hosted by McIntosh Law Firm Attorney CAMS Ask the Experts – Hosted by McIntosh Law Firm Attorney 2021
Community Involvement
  • Member: Community Associations Institute
  • Member: Grace Covenant Church
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