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She has two decades of experience in trusts and estates, tax and probate law. Kim frequently speaks on trusts and estates issues and is a Certified Financial Planner, as well as a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.
Kim Stogner, the leader of Womble Carlyle’s Trusts and Estates Team, is an experienced trust and estates attorney, having assisted hundreds of clients with comprehensive estate planning and wealth preservation as well as trust administration, tax and probate law issues. She works with clients to resolve trust and estate disputes and address issues related to multi-generational estate and business succession plans.
Kim has extensive experience in trust modifications and terminations. She also advises executors and trustees on matters involving estate and trust administration.
She is a frequent author and presenter on trust and estate topics. Kim is a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and a Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law with the North Carolina State Bar.
In addition to her extensive experience in trust and estates law, Kim also brings a business background to her practice. Before attending law school, she worked as a personal trust officer for two national banking corporations. She also has earned the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation.
Kim was recently selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the fields of Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Tax Law and Trusts and Estates. Kim has been listed in this publication for more than eight years. Kim was awarded the “Lawyer of the Year” designation for 2012 and 2014 in the areas of Litigation, Trusts and Estates in the Greensboro region. In 2013, she was awarded the “Lawyer of the Year” designation for Trusts & Estates. Kim is also among Business North Carolina’s “North Carolina Legal Elite.” Law and Politics magazine has named her a “Super Lawyer” every year since 2006 and Law and Politics also has named her one of North Carolina’s top 50 female lawyers in 2007-2015.
Kim is active in the North Carolina Bar Association and a number of charities and civic organizations in Forsyth County.
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