About the Sanford Law Group

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Founded in 1953, Sanford Law Group (formerly known as Harrington, Gilleland, Winstead, Feindel & Lucas, LLP), is one of the oldest law firms in Lee County. Our members have over 100 years of combined experience providing quality legal services to Sanford, Broadway, and Lee County. We also serve the surrounding areas of Chatham, Harnett, and Moore Counties through active participation in community organizations, charities, non-profit groups, and local government. Like most of our clients, we live and work in Lee County. It’s our home, and we are your hometown attorneys.

At Sanford Law Group, we hold ourselves to the highest standards of personal integrity and professional service. We strive to create authentic relationships with our clients that will last a lifetime. We do this by providing prompt service, vigorous representation, and thoughtful, caring advice at a reasonable cost, always with honesty and integrity.

We offer a wide range of legal services, including:

Focused Practice Areas

The purchase, sale, and financing of real estate is a document-driven process that many, including experienced business people, find overwhelming. We advise clients in all types of transactions relating to commercial and residential real estate. Read More…

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Properly prepared estate planning documents create enforceable legal instructions for your family, doctors, and beneficiaries. Effective estate planning can reduce the possibility of confusion and legal challenges following the incapacity or death of a loved one. Read More…

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We have helped Lee County business owners for over 50 years. Our experienced business planning lawyers provide effective legal guidance from the inception of your commercial enterprise to the dissolution or sale of your company. If you are starting a business or are considering a reorganization Read More…

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Sanford Law Group’s Attorney Susan Feindel understands the financial and emotional impact divorce may have on you, especially when child custody and support or equitable distribution of assets is involved.  She knows that your case is unique, and strives to give you the individual attention that you deserve Read More…

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Additional Practice Areas

Our Lawyers

Drew Lucas

Drew Lucas

Manly Andrew Lucas (“Drew”) was born and raised in Sanford, North Carolina by parents Manly and Emily Lucas. He graduated from Lee Senior High School in 1998 and received degrees in Economics and Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2002. Learn more about Drew here
Eddie Winstead

Eddie Winstead

Eddie was born and raised in Washington, North Carolina. He graduated from Washington High School in 1972. He then attended North Carolina State University, graduating in 1976 with a degree in Politics. Learn More about Eddie here
Robert Gilleland

Robert Gilleland

A native of Statesville, North Carolina, Robert grew up working in his parents’ grocery store, Gilleland’s Grocery. He attended UNC-Chapel Hill as a Morehead Scholar, graduating with a Journalism degree in 1972, after being inducted into Phi Beta Kappa … Learn more about Robert here
Susan Feindel

Susan Feindel

Susan was born and raised in Rutherford County, North Carolina. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Education degree in 1977. For the next four years, Susan was employed … Learn more about Susan here

Remembering our Founder – J. Allen Harrington

The Lawyers and Staff of Sanford Law Group (formerly Harrington, Gilleland, & Winstead, LLP) would like to share some information with you about our founder J. Allen Harrington.

While Mr. Harrington is no longer with us, his character is still what defines our practice. Just as he treated every client and case with integrity and honesty, each of the attorneys currently part of the Sanford Law Group strives to carry on his legacy.

We invite to learn more about Mr. Harrington in his own words.

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Regardless of your legal matter, we are available for a consultation to set you on the best path