Our Law Firm Proudly Serves Clients Across the Carolinas

Sellers, Ayers, Dortch & Lyons, P.A. is an AV* rated civil practice firm serving the diverse legal needs of its clients across the Carolinas from offices in Charlotte. Those clients include individuals, community associations, financial institutions and businesses, both large and small. We take our clients’ trust and confidence very seriously and strive daily to earn and maintain it.

We work hard to get to know our clients and to understand their unique situations and objectives. This positions us to provide advice and counsel that is both effective and efficient. If litigation is the best tool for achieving the client’s objective, our litigation attorneys are proven, forceful and effective advocates in the state and federal courts and in arbitration and mediation.

“Robert Whitlow was awesome. He made sure he was totally prepared and also that we were prepared. Because of his knowledge and professionalism our case went through without a hitch. His assistant Alicia Smith was also extremely thorough and knowledgeable and always had the answers to our questions. Thank you so much for your help.”

Brandi P. • Client

Lawyers like Mr. Brett Dressler are truly and exceptionally rare. My particular case was a long journey involving complex business matters. There were many unexpected twists and turns that required turn on a dime legal strategy and Brett always delivered “spot on” legal and personal counsel. As the plaintiff against “multiple” defendants counsels one might’ve thought that the decks were stacked against us, but I could not have asked for a steadier hand and legal representation.”

Steven D. • Client

Homeowners Association (HOA) Law

Whether you are a large or small HOA, a developer with a vision for a new project or a seasoned property manager serving many different communities, our firm can help.

Business, Corporate, Intellectual Property and Employment Law

Whether your business is new, growing or ready to be sold, it is important to you. We understand that. Let our dedicated team of business lawyers help you.

Personal Injury, Worker’s Compensation and Disability

Take steps to ensure that your rights are fully protected and that you have the best chance of securing the compensation and/or benefits that you are entitled to.

Estate Planning and Probate

Our approach is client-centered and personal. Every client’s situation is unique. We take into account your needs and goals and we help you to achieve both.

Family Law, Child Custody, Divorce, & Related Matters

Our attorneys experienced at navigating complex and emotional family law issues including divorce, child custody, and other related matters.

Civil Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Law

Our litigators are experienced in arbitration matters and alternative dispute resolution as well as representation of clients in all state and federal courts and before state commissions and local boards.


Our attorneys work to provide our clients with trustworthy advice, dedicated service, and quality representation.