As a personable advocate for her clients and an aggressive problem-solver, Beth Trahos focuses her practice on commercial real estate development, land use, government regulation and wealth transfer planning. Using her natural abilities for building consensus, she regularly represents developers, builders, property owners, and local governments in land use and municipal law matters. She frequently appears before City Councils, Planning Commissions and Boards of Adjustment representing clients seeking or opposing rezonings, special and conditional use permits, subdivisions, annexations, variances, text amendments, and code interpretations in North Carolina and Virginia.
Beth is at the forefront of the solar boom in the southeast, assisting in the land use permitting of more than two hundred (200) utility-scale solar farms representing more than a Gigawatt of new energy production for the states of North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
In what may be a unique complement to her real estate development focus, Beth also has helps clients through the complicated legal considerations of estate planning. Beth works to ensure that a will or trust integrates smoothly with life insurance policies, retirement-plans, and co-tenancy assets with an eye toward minimizing transfer tax burdens Beth serves estate planning clients throughout North Carolina and Virginia.