Morningstar Law Group – Raleigh Law Firm – Durham NC Attorneys

Keenan Conder is a land use and commercial real estate lawyer in our Durham and Raleigh offices who advises clients on a variety of issues, including special use permits, property rezoning, variances, and legislative and quasi-judicial hearings. He is equally adept at building relationships and tracking down details, allowing Keenan to effectively help his clients achieve their goals.

A graduate of the UNC School of Law, Keenan gained knowledge and insight into the judicial process while working for members of the state and federal judicial branches. His experience includes working with Judge Lucy Inman (North Carolina Court of Appeals) and U.S. District Court Judge William Osteen Jr. (Middle District of North Carolina). He also gained experience working in government and government relations as an intern for NC Senate Minority Whip Senator Jay Chaudhuri of Wake County, NC Governor Roy Cooper’s Office of General Counsel, NC Solicitor General Ryan Park, and the National Restaurant Association.

Keenan’s passions extend beyond the law. He is an avid fan of soccer, the Tar Heels, and Ancient and Early Modern European history.


What's the best piece of advice you have ever received?
“Always endeavor to put yourself in the shoes of others and be open-minded.”

Accolades

  • Adam Lischer Memorial Scholarship (2021)
    Awarded by the Durham County Bar Association

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D. (2022)
    NC Journal of Law and Technology, Notes Editor
    Julius L. Chambers Civil Rights Moot Court Team, Competing Member
    Certificate of Merit, Legislative Advocacy
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., History and Political Science (2017) with Honors

Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar (2022)

Professional

  • Democracy North Carolina: Attorney Hotline Volunteer
  • Innocence Project: Pro Bono Case Manager