Joseph B. (Josh) Henninger, Jr.

Joseph B. (Josh) Henninger, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Charlotte, NC

Joseph B. Henninger, PLLC
 | 4500 Cameron Valley Parkway, Suite 370
Charlotte, NC 28211
Phone: 704-954-8682
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (70%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (20%),
  • Elder Law (10%)
Attorney Profile
  • Advising individuals, business owners, lawyers, CPA’s, executives and other professionals regarding estate planning, special needs planning, elder law planning, income and gift tax planning, trusts and estate administrations.
  • Represents elderly and individuals with disabilities, including Medicaid, guardianship and long term care issues.

Certificates and Credentials

About Joseph Henninger, Jr.

Admitted: 1979, North Carolina

Professional Webpage:


  • Woodward/White's The Best Lawyers in America® in Trusts and Estates, 2011
  • First-tier Ranking in the areas of Trusts & Estates Law by U. S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms", 2011
  • Selected for inclusion in North Carolina Super Lawyers in the practice area of Estate Planning and Probate,  2006, through 2018
  • Maintains an AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell (the highest peer review competence and ethical rating possible)
  • Morehead Scholarship Recipient

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Admitted to United States Tax Court
  • Admitted to North Carolina Bar in 1979
  • North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Past Co-Chair of March of Dimes, Charlotte
  • United Way Volunteer, Charlotte
  • Past President, Charlotte South Rotary Club
  • Harris YMCA Board of Directors
  • Charlotte South Community Foundation Board

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • “Asset Protection Planning”, 2017
  • “Gifts from Guardianship”
  • “Health Care for Elderly 2012”, FPA
  • “Medicaid Estate Recovery Affecting Title to Real Property”, 2009
  • “N.C. Estate Administration”, CLE 2009
  • Key Issues in Estate Planning and Probate Law, 2010, NBI
  • “Financing of Long Term Care”, 2010, Sterling Publications


  • 1st Pary Special Needs Trusts, working with personal injury settlements; onjoing average of 30 estate administrations cases at any one time; special proceedings to sell real property of incompetents, minors and decedents estates; family settlement agreements; various real estate matters involved with estates.  

Educational Background:

  • Juris Doctor, 1978
  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (B.A. in Economics, ), 1972
Office Location for Joseph B. (Josh) Henninger, Jr.

4500 Cameron Valley Parkway
Suite 370
Charlotte, NC 28211


Joseph B. (Josh) Henninger, Jr.:

Last Updated: 10/4/2018

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