The Van Winkle Law Firm Welcomes Attorney Nicholas J. D’Auria to Trusts, Estates, and Elder Law Practice

The Van Winkle Law Firm is pleased to welcome attorney Nicholas J. D’ Auria to its trusts, estates, and elder law practice group. D’ Auria joins the firm’s Hendersonville office, helping clients find creative avenues for financing health care through public benefits, while preserving their assets. He helps clients control their affairs and decision making through incapacity and estate planning.

Before joining the firm, D’ Auria worked for one of the nation’s largest banks in the areas of trust administration, alternative vesting, and estate administration.  He received his bachelor’s degree in trust and wealth management from Campbell University in 2012 and went on to earn his law degree at Wake Forest University School of Law in 2016. D’ Auria is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the North Carolina State Bar Association in the Elder & Special Needs section, as well as the Estate Planning & Fiduciary section. 

“We are pleased to welcome Nick to our trusts, estates, and elder law practice,” said Dale Curriden, president of The Van Winkle Law Firm. “With his expertise and consideration of each client’s unique needs, he makes a wonderful addition to the team.”

A dedicated and experienced team, The Van Winkle Law Firm’s trusts, estates, and elder law attorneys work closely with clients throughout both personal and business life stages to create customized and innovative solutions for estate-planning needs, trust and estate administration, and dispute resolution. 

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