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Adam is a Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate law, and a Certified Public Accountant in both North Carolina and South Carolina. His experience as a CPA in private practice and then as a lawyer gives Adam a practical perspective that compliments his strong technical expertise. His practice includes advising his clients regarding estate planning, trust and estate administration, and business and tax planning for the formation, acquisition, sale, transfer and succession of closely-held businesses.


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  1. Business: 20%
  2. Trusts: 20%
  3. Tax: 20%
  4. Real Estate: 20%
  5. Estate Planning: 20%

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Contact Info

422 S Main Street
Hendersonville, NC, 28792



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Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
North CarolinaCertified Public AccountantN/A
Super LawyersNorth Carolina Super LawyersN/A
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
Board Certified SpecialistEstate Planning and Probate LawN/A
AV Peer-Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerThe Van Winkle Law Firm1996 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
North Carolina Bar Association, Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law SectionN/AN/A
29th District Judicial BarN/AN/A
28th District Judicial BarN/AN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of GeorgiaLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
College of CharlestonN/AN/A1991
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
2011 Estate Planning UpdateEstate Planning Changes2011