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Doris Loomis brings clients extensive experience in estate planning and probate law as she advises on options available to ensure efficient management of an estate during incapacity and to structure an estate plan which promotes the orderly disposition of the estate at death. She places a particular focus on the reduction or elimination of federal estate taxes through lifetime gifts, credit-shelter trusts and inter vivos or testamentary charitable trusts. In estate and trust administration, she strives to provide supportive and knowledgeable counsel to personal representatives and trustees.


Doris is mayor pro tem of the Town of Biltmore Forest and is a member of the Board of Trustees of UNC-TV. She is Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Asheville Symphony Orchestra and Vice Chairman of the board of Givens Estates. She also serves on the board of MemoryCare.


Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 75%
    34 years
  2. Probate: 25%
    34 years



Hourly ($295-350/hour)

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Contact info

48 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC, 28801-3321


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Specialization in Estate Planning and Probate LawNorth Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
Town of Biltmore ForestMayor pro temN/A
Board of Trustees of Givens Estates, Inc.Vice ChairmanN/A
Asheville SymphonySecretaryN/A
UNC-TVBoard MemberN/A
MemoryCareBoard MemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wake Forest UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Davidson CollegeN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1978