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Austin A. Backus


(704) 900-2215 ext. 116

Caitlin Gosselin

(704) 900-2215 ext. 127


Austin is a civil litigation attorney who focuses his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, construction matters, and HOA disputes. He holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from the University of Alabama and is a licensed member of the North Carolina State Bar.  

Raised in a long line of construction workers, Austin grew up around the industry and became a lawyer to represent the hard-working people who build our communities from the ground up.  Austin serves his community as a member of the Board of Directors for the Mecklenburg Bar Foundation, Chair of the Mecklenburg County Bar Young Lawyers’ Division Education Committee and is a member of the Mecklenburg County Bar CLE Committee. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Austin worked with the Justice Access Initiative to assist North Carolina courts create a comprehensive plan to resume jury trials.
Austin is an Eagle Scout and a member of the NC Lawyers Weekly Rising Stars Class of 2021, a program that recognizes lawyers who have been out of law school 10 years or less and have made a strong impact in the legal community.
When he is not fighting for his clients, Austin enjoys watching college football (Roll Tide!) and spending time with his golden retrievers.

Professional Data
Professional Data


  • University of Alabama (BA, 2015)

  • University of North Carolina (JD, 2018)


Bar Admissions:

  • North Carolina State Bar

Court Admissions

  • All State Courts in North Carolina

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina


Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Construction Law

  • HOA Law

  • Cryptocurrency Law


Professional Associations

  • Mecklenburg County Bar

  • North Carolina State Bar

  • Mecklenburg Bar Foundation – Board of Directors

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