The Van Winkle Law Firm Congratulates Attorney B.J. Kilgore on Being Voted Distinguished Young Lawyer of 2022 by the Buncombe County Bar

The Van Winkle Law Firm is pleased to announce attorney B.J. Kilgore was voted Distinguished Young Lawyer of 2022 by the Buncombe County Bar. Kilgore is a principal with The Van Winkle Law Firm. He focuses his practice on probate law, trust & estate planning, trust & estate administration, business succession planning, charitable planning, and trust reformations and terminations.

B.J. is a member of the Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, he previously served as co-chair of the Continuing Education Committee. B.J. is a frequent speaker on numerous matters related to estate planning, estate and trust administration, business succession planning, legal ethics, and other related topics. B.J. has been recognized as a North Carolina Super Lawyers “Rising Star.”

In addition, B.J. is active in the local community. B.J. is a graduate of Leadership Asheville 37 and serves on numerous local boards and advisory committees including the Professional Advisory Committee to the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, and Land of Sky Estate Planning Council.

For more than 100 years, the attorneys at The Van Winkle Law Firm have provided a premier level of strategic legal counsel and services to meet clients’ personal, estate planning, commercial, business, and litigation needs. Headquartered in Asheville, Van Winkle is the largest law firm in Western North Carolina. With licensed attorneys serving clients in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia, and Florida, the firm is one of the most respected in the region. For additional information, please visit