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Joseph B. Henninger Jr. - Charlotte, NC

4500 Cameron Valley Pkwy.Suite 370 Charlotte, NC 28211

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Updated: 03/01/2022

Charlotte Estate Planning Lawyer


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...

About Joseph B. Henninger Jr.

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning
  • Special-Needs Trusts
  • Probate & Estate Administration


Bar Admissions

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

Specialties and Certifications

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

Other Affiliations

  • 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


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

Classes and 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”


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Included on the 2023 North Carolina list

Past Lists

  • 2022 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 North Carolina Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 North Carolina Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Joseph B. Henninger Jr. on Super Lawyers


  • 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

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4500 Cameron Valley Pkwy.Suite 370 Charlotte, NC 28211

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  • “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)

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