Trusts and Estates | Tax-Exempt Organizations
Amy Kincaid is an experienced trusts and estates attorney who focuses on tax planning and asset protection planning. Amy structures and implements comprehensive estate plans to achieve each client’s objectives with regard to the client’s family and business, while maximizing creditor protection and minimizing or eliminating income, estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer taxes. She counsels clients on a wide variety of estate planning and tax issues, including simple and complex charitable giving techniques, multigenerational planning, formation and use of family limited liability companies, modification and termination of irrevocable trusts, asset protection planning, power of attorney matters, and estate and income taxation of estates and trusts.
Amy has extensive experience in advising individual and corporate fiduciaries, such as executors and trustees, with regard to probate, estate administration, and trust administration. She routinely assists in resolution of estate and trust disputes.
Amy presents frequently on trusts and estates topics and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Amy and her husband, John, have two daughters. Among other things, they enjoy hiking together.
Clemson University, B.S., 1992
University of North Carolina, J.D., with high honors, 1998 Order of the Coif North Carolina Law Review
Certified Public Accountant
Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the North Carolina State Board of Legal Specialization
Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Greensboro Estate Planning Council, past President
North Carolina Bar Association, past Women in the Profession Committee
North Carolina Bar Association, Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section, past Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Council member; Pro Bono Committee, past Chair; Estate Administration Manual, past Vice Chair
North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
Member of the North Carolina State Bar Specialization Committee for Estate Planning and Probate Law
Women’s Professional Forum
Woodward/White, Inc., The Best Lawyers in America, Greensboro Trusts and Estates Law "Lawyer of the Year", 2016
Woodward/White, Inc., The Best Lawyers in America, Tax/Estate Planning, 2015-2023
North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2019-2022
Business North Carolina, Legal Elite, tax/estate planning, 2007, 2014, 2016-2022
Business Leader Media 2008 Pro Bono Impact Award
Co-Editor, "North Carolina Estate Administration Manual, Supplemented Seventh Edition", North Carolina Bar Association, 2010-2012
Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated