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Estate Planning and Probate

The following directory lists the names, addresses, and phone numbers of the lawyers certified as legal specialists in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as of January of this year. The specialty of estate planning and probate law is the practice of law dealing with planning for the conservation and disposition of estates, including consideration of federal and state tax consequences; the preparation of legal instruments to effectuate estate plans; and the probate of wills and administration of estates, including federal and state tax matters. For your convenience, each specialist is listed alphabetically under the city in which he or she practices.

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Aberdeen, NC

910 Sandhills Blvd. N.
Aberdeen, NC 28315
910-944-9555
910-944-7641
Originally Certified: 1987
Last Certified: 2013

Army Post Office,

501st Signal Company
Unit 15216 Box 1456
Army Post Office, 96271
919-753-8339
Originally Certified: 2005
Last Certified: 2011

Asheville, NC

PO Box 7647
Asheville, NC 28802
828-252-6600
Originally Certified: 2017
Last Certified: 2017
11 N. Market St.
Asheville, NC 28801
828-258-2991
Originally Certified: 2001
Last Certified: 2017
PO Box 3180
Asheville, NC 28802
828-254-8800
Originally Certified: 1998
Last Certified: 2014
PO Box 2020
Asheville, NC 28802
828-348-6038
828-348-6077
Originally Certified: 2012
Last Certified: 2012
PO Box 3180
Asheville, NC 28802
828-254-8800
Originally Certified: 2002
Last Certified: 2013
PO Box 3180
Asheville, NC 28802
828-254-8800
Originally Certified: 1988
Last Certified: 2014
Strauss Attorneys, PLLC
77 Central Ave. Ste. F
Asheville, NC 28801
828-258-0994
828-252-4921
Originally Certified: 2000
Last Certified: 2016

Black Mountain, NC

207 East State Street
Black Mountain, NC 28711
828-357-5506
Originally Certified: 1993
Last Certified: 2014

Burlington, NC

PO Drawer 59
Burlington, NC 27216
336-227-7461
336-227-9716
Originally Certified: 1997
Last Certified: 2013
2855 S. Church St.
Burlington, NC 27215
336-447-8056
888-418-3918
Originally Certified: 2004
Last Certified: 2015

Carrboro, NC

605 W. Main St. Ste. 104
Carrboro, NC 27510
919-932-7445
888-846-7130
Originally Certified: 2010
Last Certified: 2016

Cary, NC

200 Towne Village Dr.
Cary, NC 27513
919-467-4100
919-467-8840
Originally Certified: 2007
Last Certified: 2013

Chapel Hill, NC

1295 Environ Way
Brown Advisory
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
919-913-3808
Originally Certified: 1995
Last Certified: 2016
1414 Raleigh Rd. Ste. 320
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
919-968-4717
Originally Certified: 1988
Last Certified: 2014
205 Providence Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-493-6351
919-493-6355
Originally Certified: 1997
Last Certified: 2013
501 Eastowne Dr. Ste. 130
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-402-1740
919- 240-7040
Originally Certified: 2008
Last Certified: 2014
641 Rock Creek Rd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-942-5192
Originally Certified: 1993
Last Certified: 2014
501 Eastowne Dr. Ste. 130
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-402-1740
919-240-7040
Originally Certified: 2008
Last Certified: 2014
501 Eastowne Dr., Ste. 130
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-402-1740
919-240-7040
Originally Certified: 2016
Last Certified: 2016

Charlotte, NC

4401 Barclay Downs Dr. Ste. 200
Charlotte, NC 28209
704-973-5343
704-414-2658
Originally Certified: 1992
Last Certified: 2013
101 N. Tryon St. Ste. 1300
Charlotte, NC 28246
704-384-2610
704-384-2902
Originally Certified: 2003
Last Certified: 2014
101 N. Tryon St. Ste. 1240
Charlotte, NC 28246
704-332-0203
Originally Certified: 2005
Last Certified: 2016
4401 Barclay Downs Dr. Ste. 200
Charlotte, NC 28209
704-973-5349
Originally Certified: 1992
Last Certified: 2013
15720 Brixham Hill Ave. Ste. 203
Charlotte, NC 28277
704-295-1001
Originally Certified: 2006
Last Certified: 2017
4201 Congress St., Ste. 110
Charlotte, NC 28209
704-556-9600
Originally Certified: 2000
Last Certified: 2016
200 Providence Rd. Ste. 206
Charlotte, NC 28207
704-375-0600
704-375-0669
Originally Certified: 1990
Last Certified: 2016
PO Box 470146
Charlotte, NC 28247-0146
704-552-1110
866-438-7806
Originally Certified: 1994
Last Certified: 2015
101 North Tryon St. Ste. 1900
Charlotte, NC 28246
704-377-8108
704-339-3408
Originally Certified: 1992
Last Certified: 2013
6135 Park South Dr. Ste. 510
Charlotte, NC 28210
704-944-4286
803-329-8121
Originally Certified: 2004
Last Certified: 2015
101 N. Tryon St. Ste. 1900
Charlotte, NC 28246
704-377-8110
704-339-3410
Originally Certified: 2014
Last Certified: 2014
4401 Barclay Downs Dr. Ste. 200
Charlotte, NC 28209
704-372-6322
704-414-2665
Originally Certified: 1996
Last Certified: 2017
4500 Cameron Valley Pky
Ste 370
Charlotte, NC 28211
704-626-2526
Originally Certified: 1992
Last Certified: 2013
5605 Carnegie Blvd. Ste. 175
Charlotte, NC 28209
980-939-0262
Originally Certified: 2015
Last Certified: 2015
101 N. Tryon St. Ste. 1900
Charlotte, NC 28246
704-377-2536
704-378-4000
Originally Certified: 1987
Last Certified: 2013
100 N. Tryon St. FL 47
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003
704-331-3540
704-339-5840
Originally Certified: 2004
Last Certified: 2015
100 N. Tryon St. Ste. 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-331-1181
Originally Certified: 2017
Last Certified: 2017
100 N. Tryon St. Ste. 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-331-3507
704-339-5907
Originally Certified: 2008
Last Certified: 2014
Moore & Van Allen PLLC
100 North Tryon St., Ste. 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202
704-331-3614
Originally Certified: 2017
Last Certified: 2017
4401 Barclay Downs Dr. Ste. 200
Charlotte, NC 28209
704-973-5337
Originally Certified: 2005
Last Certified: 2016
6000 Fairview Rd. Ste. 1200
Charlotte, NC 28210
704-343-5633
Originally Certified: 2009
Last Certified: 2015
PO Box 11815
Charlotte, NC 28220
704-371-1112
704-372-0133
Originally Certified: 1993
Last Certified: 2014
100 N. Tryon St. FL 47
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003
704-331-1094
Originally Certified: 1987
Last Certified: 2013
PO Box 31247
Charlotte, NC 28231
704-343-2046
704-343-2300
Originally Certified: 1992
Last Certified: 2013
1820 Cumberland Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28203
704-412-3230
Originally Certified: 2008
Last Certified: 2014
1065 E. Morehead St.
Charlotte, NC 28204
704-332-1181
704-376-1628
Originally Certified: 2007
Last Certified: 2013
4201 Congress St. Ste. 110
Charlotte, NC 28209
704-556-9600
704-556-9601
Originally Certified: 1987
Last Certified: 2013
5605 Carnegie Blvd. Ste. 175
Charlotte, NC 28209
704-315-7480
Originally Certified: 2015
Last Certified: 2015
4401 Barclay Downs Dr. Ste. 200
Charlotte, NC 28209
704-372-6322
Originally Certified: 2001
Last Certified: 2017
Foster Royal, P.A.
200 Providence Rd., Ste. 206
Charlotte, NC 28207
704-375-0600
Originally Certified: 2010
Last Certified: 2016
1065 E. Morehead St.
Charlotte, NC 28204
704-332-1181
704-376-1628
Originally Certified: 2015
Last Certified: 2015
909 East Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28203
704-552-5160
704-552-5230
Originally Certified: 2008
Last Certified: 2014
13850 Ballantyne Corporate Pl. Ste. 500
Charlotte, NC 28277
704-942-1400
Originally Certified: 2008
Last Certified: 2014

Concord, NC

900 Branchview Drive NE Ste. 125
PO Box 2067
Concord, NC 28025
704-707-3708
Originally Certified: 2010
Last Certified: 2016

Davidson, NC

PO Box 2037
Davidson, NC 28036
704-892-7623
704 626-3077
Originally Certified: 2001
Last Certified: 2017

Durham, NC

4011 University Dr. Ste. 300
Durham, NC 27705
919-490-0500
Originally Certified: 2005
Last Certified: 2016
3211 Shannon Rd., Ste. 620
Durham, NC 27707
919-493-0584
Originally Certified: 1994
Last Certified: 2015
3211 Shannon Rd. Ste. 620
Durham, NC 27707
919-493-0584
919-493-0856
Originally Certified: 2007
Last Certified: 2013
3211 Shannon Rd. Ste. 620
Durham, NC 27707
919-493-0584
Originally Certified: 1995
Last Certified: 2016
Box 90600
Durham, NC 27708
919-668-7469
919-684-9692
Originally Certified: 1996
Last Certified: 2017
PO Box 51549
Durham, NC 27717-1549
919-493-8411
Originally Certified: 1990
Last Certified: 2016
3211 Shannon Rd. Ste. 620
Durham, NC 27707
919-493-0584
919-493-0856
Originally Certified: 2016
Last Certified: 2016

Elizabeth City, NC

301 E. Main St.
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
252-335-0871
Originally Certified: 1997
Last Certified: 2013

Fayetteville, NC

345 Hay St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301
910-483-2101
910-483-1199
Originally Certified: 1987
Last Certified: 2013

Fuquay-Varina, NC

PO Box 446
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
919-552-4707
919-552-1032
Originally Certified: 2007
Last Certified: 2013

Gastonia, NC

516 S. New Hope Rd.
PO Box 2636
Gastonia, NC 28053
704-865-4400
704-866-8010
Originally Certified: 1993
Last Certified: 2014
516 S. New Hope Rd.
Gastonia, NC 28054
704-865-4400
704-866-8010
Originally Certified: 2001
Last Certified: 2017
301 South York Street (zip: 28052)
PO Box 488
Gastonia, NC 28053
704-864-6751
Originally Certified: 2016
Last Certified: 2016

Goldsboro, NC

P.O. Box 916
Goldsboro, NC 27533-0916
919-735-7275
Originally Certified: 2015
Last Certified: 2015
PO Box 916
Goldsboro, NC 27533
919-735-7275
Originally Certified: 1987
Last Certified: 2013

Greensboro, NC

PO Box 21847
Greensboro, NC 27420
336-370-8833
336-370-8830
Originally Certified: 1987
Last Certified: 2013
7-B Corporate Center Ct.
Greensboro, NC 27408
336-297-0530
866-583-8168
Originally Certified: 1987
Last Certified: 2013
100 N. Greene St. Ste. 600
Greensboro, NC 27402
336-271-5223
Originally Certified: 1994
Last Certified: 2015
440 W Market St. Ste. 300
Greensboro, NC 27401
336-574-9720
336-574-9734
Originally Certified: 1987
Last Certified: 2013
PO Box 21847
Greensboro, NC 27420
336-370-8800
336-370-8830
Originally Certified: 2010
Last Certified: 2016
PO Box 21847
Greensboro, NC 27420
336-370-8813
336-370-8830
Originally Certified: 2003
Last Certified: 2014
PO Box 21847
Greensboro, NC 27455
336-370-8800
336-370-8830
Originally Certified: 1987
Last Certified: 2013
701 Green Valley Rd. Ste. 300
Greensboro, NC 27408
336-574-8662
Originally Certified: 2000
Last Certified: 2016
301 N. Elm St., Ste. 800
Greensboro, NC 27420-0570
336-273-1600
336-274-4650
Originally Certified: 1994
Last Certified: 2015
440 W Market St Ste 300
Greensboro, NC 27401
336-574-9720
Originally Certified: 1991
Last Certified: 2017
Brooks Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey, et al.,
PO Box 26000
Greensboro, NC 27420
336-271-3166
Originally Certified: 2017
Last Certified: 2017
The Elderlaw Firm
403 W. Fisher Ave.
Greensboro, NC 27401
336-378-1122
336-217-5070
Originally Certified: 1997
Last Certified: 2013
PO Box 540
Greensboro, NC 27402
336-379-8651
Originally Certified: 2003
Last Certified: 2014
PO Box 540
Greensboro, NC 27402
336-478-1185
Originally Certified: 1999
Last Certified: 2015

Greenville, NC

1698 E Arlington Blvd.
Greenville, NC 27858
252-321-2020
Originally Certified: 1987
Last Certified: 2013

Hendersonville, NC

Lebensburger & Gilreath, PLLC
211 N. Main St.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-692-4333
Originally Certified: 2010
Last Certified: 2016
422 S Main St.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-697-6196
Originally Certified: 1987
Last Certified: 2013
104 1st Ave. E. Ste. C
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-697-6285
828-697-6287
Originally Certified: 1995
Last Certified: 2016
422 S. Main St.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-697-6196
Originally Certified: 2001
Last Certified: 2017
422 s. Main St.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-697-6196
Originally Certified: 2017
Last Certified: 2017

Hickory, NC

PO Box 218
Hickory, NC 28603
828-322-7741
Originally Certified: 2015
Last Certified: 2015

High Point, NC

PO Drawer 2086
High Point, NC 27261
336-884-4444
Originally Certified: 2000
Last Certified: 2016

Hillsborough, NC

PO Box 850
Hillsborough, NC 27278
919-451-5441
Originally Certified: 2001
Last Certified: 2017

Kinston, NC

106 S. McLewean St.
Kinston, NC 28502
252-527-8000
252-527-8128
Originally Certified: 2013
Last Certified: 2013
PO Box 3169
Kinston, NC 28502-3169
252-527-8000
252-527-8128
Originally Certified: 1987
Last Certified: 2013

Mebane, NC

105 S. Fourth St.
Mebane, NC 27302
919-619-3184
Originally Certified: 2003
Last Certified: 2014

Mount Airy, NC

PO Box 1463
Mount Airy, NC 27030
336-786-1181
336-789-0144
Originally Certified: 2001
Last Certified: 2017

New Bern, NC

PO Box 1654
New Bern, NC 28563
252-633-2700
252-633-9600
Originally Certified: 2011
Last Certified: 2017
PO Box 867
Ward and Smith, P.A.
New Bern, NC 28562
252-672-5432
Originally Certified: 2001
Last Certified: 2017
3230 Country Club Rd.
New Bern, NC 28562
252-633-3800
Originally Certified: 2011
Last Certified: 2017

Oriental, NC

1117 Yardarm Drive
Oriental, NC 28571
252-672-5466
Originally Certified: 1987
Last Certified: 2013

Pisgah Forest, NC

233 Mine Mountain Dr.
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
828-384-3700
Originally Certified: 2009
Last Certified: 2015

Raleigh, NC

3101 Glenwood Ave. #200
Raleigh, NC 27612
919-782-6860
919-782-6753
Originally Certified: 2006
Last Certified: 2017
227 W. Martin St.
Raleigh, NC 27601
919-832-3915
919-832-3918
Originally Certified: 1987
Last Certified: 2013
4141 Park Lake Ave. Ste. 130
Raleigh, NC 27612
919-782-3500
Originally Certified: 1994
Last Certified: 2015
4101 Lake Boone Tr. Ste. 300
Raleigh, NC 27607
919-781-4000
919-781-4865
Originally Certified: 1994
Last Certified: 2015
4101 Lake Boone Tr. Ste. 300
Raleigh, NC 27607
919-781-4000
Originally Certified: 2010
Last Certified: 2016
PO Box 20389
Raleigh, NC 27619
919-787-8880
Originally Certified: 1994
Last Certified: 2016
434 Fayetteville Ste. 2600
Raleigh, NC 27601
919-755-6684
Originally Certified: 1989
Last Certified: 2015
PO Box 20389
Raleigh, NC 27619
919-787-8880
919-325-4606
Originally Certified: 1999
Last Certified: 2015
Wyrick, Robbins, Yates & Ponton
4101 Lake Boone Trl. Ste. 300
Raleigh, NC 27607
919-781-4000
Originally Certified: 2013
Last Certified: 2013
3714 Benson Drive
P.O. Box 19766
Raleigh, NC 27609
919-848-0420
919-846-3619
Originally Certified: 2014
Last Certified: 2014
4208 Six Forks Rd. Ste. 1400
Raleigh, NC 27609
919-420-1730
Originally Certified: 1989
Last Certified: 2015
PO Box 20389
Raleigh, NC 27619
919-787-8880
Originally Certified: 1996
Last Certified: 2017
8304 Society Place
Raleigh, NC 27615
919-302-5652
Originally Certified: 1996
Last Certified: 2017
3733 National Dr. Ste. 215
Raleigh, NC 27612
919-783-0236
Originally Certified: 1996
Last Certified: 2017
PO Box 21090
Raleigh, NC 27619
919-786-2515
800-806-2979
Originally Certified: 2009
Last Certified: 2015
Kratt Dedmond & Associates PLLC
5623-111 Duraleigh Road Ste. 111
Raleigh, NC 27612
919-582-6100
919-582-6105
Originally Certified: 1995
Last Certified: 2016
PO Box 30515
Raleigh, NC 27622
919-571-3332
Originally Certified: 1997
Last Certified: 2013
PO Box 31627
Raleigh, NC 27622
919-782-6860
Originally Certified: 2015
Last Certified: 2015
150 Fayetteville St. Ste. 2300
Raleigh, NC 27601
919-821-6689
979-821-6800
Originally Certified: 2012
Last Certified: 2012
4101 Lake Boone Trail
Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27607
919-706-4211
Originally Certified: 2000
Last Certified: 2016
PO Box 31627
Raleigh, NC 27622
919-782-6860
Originally Certified: 1996
Last Certified: 2017

Rocky Mount, NC

PO Drawer 8228
Rocky Mount, NC 27804-1228
252-977-6450
Originally Certified: 1995
Last Certified: 2016

Sanford, NC

115 Chatham Street, Suite 302
Sanford, NC 27330
919-842-5007
Originally Certified: 1995
Last Certified: 2016

Smithfield, NC

PO Box 1567
Smithfield, NC 27577
919-934-6021
Originally Certified: 1987
Last Certified: 2013

Southern Pines, NC

PO Box 371
Southern Pines, NC 28388
910-692-6866
910-695-3036
Originally Certified: 1994
Last Certified: 2015
Pamela K. Silverman, PLLC
9 Camelia Way
Southern Pines, NC 28387
704-576-1603
Originally Certified: 2011
Last Certified: 2017
325 W. Pennsylvania Ave. Ste. E
Southern Pines, NC 28387
910-692-2244
Originally Certified: 1994
Last Certified: 2015

Sylva, NC

PO Box 300
Sylva, NC 28779
828-586-1013
Originally Certified: 1987
Last Certified: 2013

Weddington, NC

1940 Weddington Rd
Weddington, NC 28104
704-288-4700
Originally Certified: 2017
Last Certified: 2017

Wilmington, NC

PO Box 7068
Wilmington, NC 28406-7068
910-794-4830
Originally Certified: 2009
Last Certified: 2015
5700 Oleander Dr.
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-790-9944
Originally Certified: 2003
Last Certified: 2014
101 N. Third St., Ste. 400
Wilmington, NC 28401
910-815-7128
Originally Certified: 2008
Last Certified: 2014
5900-B Oleander Dr.
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-256-3364
910-256-3301
Originally Certified: 2000
Last Certified: 2016
PO Box 7068
Wilmington, NC 28406
910-794-4800
Originally Certified: 2002
Last Certified: 2013
PO Box 7068
Wilmington, NC 28406
910-794-4837
910-794-4877
Originally Certified: 2011
Last Certified: 2017

Winston Salem, NC

Craige Brawley Liipfert & Walker LLP
110 Oakwood Drive, Suite 300
Winston Salem, NC 27103
336-725-2900
Originally Certified: 2017
Last Certified: 2017

Winston-Salem, NC

185 Kimel Park Dr. Ste. 200
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
336-760-2000
336-760-4574
Originally Certified: 1991
Last Certified: 2017
110 Oakwood Drive, Suite 300
Craige Jenkins Liipfert & Walker LLP
Winston-Salem, NC 27107
336-714-2570
336-725-876
Originally Certified: 1996
Last Certified: 2017
Craige Jenkins Liipfert & Walker LLP
110 Oakwood Dr. Ste. 300
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
336-725-0583
Originally Certified: 2000
Last Certified: 2016
Craige Jenkins Liipfert & Walker LLP
110 Oakwood Dr. Ste. 300
Winston-Salem, NC 27103-1958
336-917-3230
Originally Certified: 1988
Last Certified: 2014
1001 W. Fourth St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336-607-7384
336-760-1625
Originally Certified: 2003
Last Certified: 2014
PO Box 5129
Winston-Salem, NC 27113
336-631-1443
336-721-0414
Originally Certified: 1988
Last Certified: 2014
One W. Fourth St.
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336-721-3622
336-726-8070
Originally Certified: 2005
Last Certified: 2016
3400 Healy Dr. Ste. 100
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
336-768-3200
336-768-7755
Originally Certified: 1996
Last Certified: 2012