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Samuel Rea Kilgore III

Samuel Rea Kilgore III

also known as BJ Kilgore

About me

I am a licensed North Carolina attorney practicing in the areas of Estate Planning, Family Law and related issues on appeal.


I work with clients to determine their planning goals and strive to develop customized estate plans tailored to fit each client's needs. This planning by using the following estate planning "tools":


      - Wills

      - Revocable ("Living") Trusts

      - Irrevocable Trusts

      - Health Care Power Attorney

      - General Power of Attorney

      - Living Wills


I also practice in the area of Family Law, where I handle Child Custody, Child Legitimation, Child Support, Spousal Support including Post Separation Support and Alimony, Equitable Distribution, Adoptions, Prenuptial Agreements, Modifications of Existing Orders and all other Family Law and Divorce matters.



Practice areas


  1. Family: 40%
  2. Estate Planning: 40%
  3. Appeals: 20%



Hourly ($95-295/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Samuel. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Andrea Elaine Matt

    I endorse this lawyer's work. B.J. provides top quality legal representation in family law and estate planning matters. He is knowledgeable, hard-working and dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for his clients.


    Andrea Matt Business Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Marshall & Taylor, P.C.

221 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC, 27613


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Book Award- Franchising lawCampbell University2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMarshall & Taylor, P.C.2012 - Present
Clerk (externship)North Carolina Court Of Appeals2011 - 2012
Pro Bono ExternEverett Gaskins Hancock, LLP2011 - 2011
Summer AssociateBaddour Parker & HIne, P.C.2011 - 2011
Summer AssociateNorth Carolina Department of Justice2010 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
North Carolina Bar Association, Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law SectionN/A2012 - Present
North Carolina Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionN/A2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
North Carolina Bar Association, Appellate divisionN/A2012 - Present
Wake County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Wake County Bar Association, Athletics CommitteeN/A2012 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Campbell Law ReviewCampbell Law Review Volume 342012
Campbell University Law School Law ReviewCampbell Law Review Volume 332011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Appalachian State UniversityBusiness ManagementBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Fundamentals of Estate Planning SeminarFundamentals of Estate PlanningN/A