Michael (Michael) V. Lee (R-07)

State Senator Michael Lee

Michael (Michael) V. Lee (R-07)
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Capitol: 919.715.2525
FAX: 919.715.2880
District: 919.658.3637
North Carolina State Senate
Room 523 Legislative Office Building 300 North Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27603-5925
300 North Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27603-5925
Residence:Wilmington, NC

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Michael Lee Is a husband, father of four, commercial real estate and land use attorney, and former State Senator for District 9. Michael also has served at the County and State level on public board and is a current and former member of numerous nonprofit boards. Highlights of Michael Lee's public service and experience, and the track record of successful legislation that Michael will bring back to the NC Senate, can be found below. FAMILY & WORK Married to Heidi Wooten Lee and together they have four wonderful children; Miles, Sydney, Sam, and Sawyer. Founded Lee | Kaess, PLLC (formerly Lee Law Firm, PLLC) in 2012, after leaving a large southeastern law firm. Lee | Kaess has expanded to include attorneys in Wilmington, Raleigh and Dallas, Texas, working in commercial real estate, trusts and estates, land use and litigation. Selected as 2020 Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" for Commercial Real Estate in Wilmington Elected to Business North Carolina magazine's "Legal Elite"for 2020 Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1997 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A. 1991 Attended University of North Carolina Wilmington Graduate of the Wilmington Leadership Institute Admitted to Bar in NC and SC RECOGNITION Hunt-Kean Institute ​Education Policy Fellow, 2019 Exceptional Education for Exceptional Children from Parents for Educational Freedom in NC, 2019 First in Teaching- Elevating Educators for Student Success from the Education Innovation Lab, 2018 Leadership Award from the College Board, 2018 Legislative Champion from NC Public School Options, 2018 ​ Appointed to Council on Educational Services for Exceptional Children, 2018 Appointed to Education Committee of the Southern Legislative Conference of State Governments, 2017 Nominated to National Conferences of State Legislators "Legislative Institute on School Choice- The Next Chapter" 2017 Education All Star Award from Education Freedom Alliance, 2016 PUBLIC SERVICE North Carolina Port Authority Board of Directors, Chairman North Carolina Department of Transportation, Board Member​ North Carolina Courts Commission, Member B-3 Interagency Counsel Member ​Hunt Institute, Board Member (current) University of North Carolina Wilmington, Board of Trustees (current) Holshauser Legislative Retreat for the Hunt Institute, Co-Chair (current) University of North Carolina Wilmington, Adjunct Professor City of Wilmington, Board of Adjustment Carousel Center for Abused Children, Board of Directors NC State Logistics Strategic Planning Subcommittee, Member National Assembly of Sportmen's Caucuses

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2020    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Heidi   DOB: 11/29/1968
Counties Representing
New Hanover