The Van Winkle Law Firm announced today that attorney Samuel “BJ” Kilgore has joined the firm’s Trusts and Estates team. Kilgore will practice estate planning as well as trust and estate administration, and resolution of disputes and controversies.
Kilgore completed his undergraduate degree at Appalachian State University and earned his law degree from the Law School at Campbell University. Following law school, he developed a trusts and estates practice at a small firm in Raleigh. He is an avid sports fan, and enjoys the outdoors and the mountains. He serves as a North Carolina Wills for Heroes Committee volunteer and previously served on the Wake County Bar Association Athletics Committee. Originally from Banner Elk, N.C., Kilgore currently resides in Asheville with his wife and daughter.
“We are pleased to welcome BJ Kilgore to The Van Winkle Law Firm,” said Caroline Knox, president of The Van Winkle Law Firm. “BJ’s experience in trusts and estates law, as well as his dedication to his clients and the community, makes him a great addition to our team.”
The Van Winkle Law Firm’s Trusts, Estates and Elder Law team includes three fellows of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), three board-certified specialists in estate planning and probate law, one board-certified elder law attorney, two certified public accountants (CPAs), and two attorneys with Master of Laws in Taxation degrees.
For more than 100 years, the attorneys at The Van Winkle Law Firm have provided a premier level of strategic legal counsel and services to meet clients’ personal, estate planning, commercial, business and litigation needs. With offices in Asheville, Hendersonville and Charlotte, the firm is one of the largest in the state. The Van Winkle Law Firm specializes in health care law, real estate and construction law, and trusts and estates. For additional information, please visit www.vwlawfirm.com.