Anthony D. Nicholson

Member of the Firm

Tony grew up in Mt. Gilead, Ohio and graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1991 with a Bachelors of Urban Planning. He earned his law degree from the University of North Carolina in 1998 and has practiced in the Durham-Chapel Hill area since then. He focuses his practice on estate and trust planning and administration, as well as the related areas of special needs planning, elder law, taxation law, and business law. Tony is a Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the North Carolina State Board of Legal Specialization, as well as a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation. He is also an Accredited Attorney for Veterans Benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Tony is a member of many committees and organizations related to estate planning and elder law including the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, North Carolina Bar Association (Sections on Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law; Elder Law; Pro Bono Committee) and the American Bar Association (Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law). Tony serves as the Vice-President of Chapel Hill and Durham Elder Care Resources, and he is a member of the Section Council of the Elder Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. In addition, Tony is a member of the Durham Orange Estate Planning Council and serves on the Human Rights Committee of the ARC of Orange County, North Carolina.