Joseph B. Henninger Jr.

Joseph B. Henninger Jr.

Location:
Charlotte, North Carolina
Phone:
704-954-8609
Email:

Josh graduated Cum Laude from the University of North Carolina with a B.A. in Economics in 1972. He received his Juris Doctor degree from University of Seattle in 1978. Josh is a recipient of the Morehead Scholarship and is admitted to the United States Tax Court. For more than 27 years, Josh has represented employees, stockholder agreements and personal Wills and Trusts for the family. He has represented many families with disabilities and elderly problems, including Medicaid and long term care issues. Among Josh's civic contributions, he has served 10 years with the YMCA, is a past president of Charlotte South Rotary Club, is involved with the hospital projects in South America, Habitate for Humanity volunteer for United Way of Charlotte, is a visible advocate for disabled children and volunteers for guardianship and estate planning for families in need. He is a member of Elder Law and Estates, Trusts, and Probate Sections of the North Carolina Bar Association. Josh is a member of the Board of Advisors for the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, the Charlotte Estate and Probate Council, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and the American Bar Association. He also served on the Board of the Dual Professionalism Committee of Accountants and Attorneys. Josh was chosen by his peers to be recognized as a ""2006 and 2007 North Carolina Super Lawyer"" in the practice area of Estate Planning and Trusts. He is a North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law.

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Estate Planning and Probate Law, Board Certified
  • Veterans Administration Accredited

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1979
  • U.S. Tax Court

Education

  • Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, Washington
    • Juris Doctor - 1978
    • Honors: Moot Court
    • Honors: Writing Award
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • B.A. cum laude - 1972
    • Honors: Morehead Scholarship
    • Major: Economics

Published Works

  • “Financing of Long Term Care”, 2010, Sterling Publications
  • Key Issues in Estate Planning and Probate Law, 2010, NBI
  • “Asset Protection Planning”, 2010
  • “N.C. Estate Administration”, CLE 2009
  • “Medicaid Estate Recovery Affecting Title to Real Property”, 2009
  • “Leaving a Business in Trust,” Charlotte Biz Magazine (2012)

Classes/Seminars

  • "Handling IRS Liens During Estate Administration," CLE (2015)
  • "Estate Planning After ATRA," CE (2014)
  • “Health Care for Elderly," FPA (2012)
  • "Key Issues in Estate Planning and Probate Law," NBI (2010)
  • “Asset Protection Planning,” (2010)
  • “N.C. Estate Administration,” CLE (2009)
  • “Medicaid Estate Recovery Affecting Title to Real Property,” (2009)
  • “Gifts from Guardianship”

Honors and Awards

  • 2011 First-tier Ranking in the areas of Trusts & Estates Law by U. S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms"
  • Woodward/White's The Best Lawyers in America® in Trusts and Estates, 2011-2012
  • Morehead Scholarship Recipient
  • Selected for inclusion in North Carolina Super Lawyers in the practice area of Estate Planning and Trusts, 2006 - 2015
  • Maintains an AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell (the highest peer review competence and ethical rating possible)
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2014 - 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Elder Law & Estates, Trusts and Probate Section
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • Board of Advisors for the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce
  • Charlotte Estate and Probate Council
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • NC State Bar Committee work
  • Board of the Dual Professionalism Committee of Accountants and Attorneys