Greg Herman-Giddens is a problem solver and relishes the daily challenge to identify legal solutions for his clients. No matter what service he is providing, his top priority is always the best interests of the client. Greg offers a full array of estate planning and related services, including the creation of irrevocable trusts, estate, gift, fiduciary and individual income tax planning and compliance, asset protection planning, estate and trust administration, trust modification and decanting, and trust protector services. He also serves as an expert witness in trust and estate lawsuits.
Greg is a Certified Financial Planner™ and uses that knowledge to better serve his clients and those for whom he acts as a fiduciary. He’s also a regular speaker at continuing education programs for lawyers, accountants, and financial planners. Greg is a Registered Trust and Estate Practitioner (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and a Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law (North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization).
Over his 30+ year career, Greg has received much recognition, including being honored as a Florida Super Lawyer in Estate Planning and Probate Law (2021), a North Carolina Super Lawyer in Estate Planning and Probate Law (2007, 2011, and 2017-2020) and named a “Top Lawyer” by Naples Illustrated magazine in 2020. He was also named one of North Carolina’s Legal Elite in Tax and Estate Planning (2007, 2011) and a Triangle Impact Financial Leader (Triangle Business Leader Magazine, 2008). He is a member of the 2018 North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society, is a recipient of the Pro Bono Publico Award from the New Hanover County Bar Association and Legal Aid of North Carolina Wilmington, and received the President’s Volunteer Service Award in 2018. Greg was named to the 2020 North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society for donating over fifty hours of legal services during the year. Greg is passionate about providing no cost legal services to those in need, particularly for the disabled.