James Edward Hickmon

James Edward Hickmon

Trusts Attorney
Charlotte, NC




No Misconduct



About Me

Jim Hickmon is an wealth transfer, estate planning and employee benefits attorney in Charlotte, NC. Jim assists clients with estate planning, trust, tax and probate law issues. He also works with clients to resolve trust and estate related disputes, including representing beneficiaries and fiduciaries in litigated matters. He is a member of the American Bar Associations Committees on Estate...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

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Recommendation for Guardianships for James Hickmon

Posted by: David over 3 years ago.

My family and I called on Jim 5 years ago to assist us in entering into a Guardianship for our brother, who was deemed medically and legally an...
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Jeremy Todd Canipe
Jeremy Canipe

Charlotte, NC

11 months ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

I strongly endorse Jim Hickmon. I am a business lawyer and we worked together on common clients at a prior law firm. Jim has very strong skills...
Jennifer H. Keaton
Jennifer Keaton

Atlanta, GA

Almost 4 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

When it is complicated and absolutely has to be done right, Jim always comes through. His understanding of business realities and the law makes him...
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2004 License Status: Authorized to practice law for the state of North Carolina.
Last updated by Avvo: 12/11/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2001 – 2003

Williams Mullen


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2001 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Wake Forest University


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2013 Legal Elite - Tax and Estate Planning

Business North Carolina Magazine


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2001- present Member: Estate Planning & Employee Benefits Committees

American Bar Association

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Showing 2 of 5 publications

2012 The Unauthorized Practice of Law By Nonlawyer Professionals in North Carolina

The Will and the Way (NCBA)

2012 Claims, Liens & Judgments Against Estates

The Will and the Way (NCBA)

Speaking Engagements

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2013 Understanding & Mitigating the Federal Fiduciary Income Tax

at Mecklenburg County Bar

2012 Understanding & Mitigating the Federal Fiduciary Income Tax

at National Advisors Trust CPE/CLE Series

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