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John N. Hutson, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Raleigh, NC

Young Moore and Henderson, P.A.
3101 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27612
Phone: 919-782-6860
Fax: 919-782-6753
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2022
Licensed in North Carolina Since: 1981
Practice Areas: Estate & Trust Litigation (80%), Business Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

With over forty years of experience in litigation, John’s primary focus is on helping individuals and families who need his experience to navigate estate, trust or guardianship issues. He also works with businesses in evaluating contracts and handling commercial disputes. John’s experience representing individuals and families includes helping them navigate the difficult issues relating to the death of a family member, disputes arising out of an estate plan or will contest, and issues relating to the guardianship or care of a parent or child. He has successfully assisted the children of elderly parents who are dealing with the effects of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. He has also helped families deal with the damaging impact that the breach of a fiduciary duty can cause. John’s quiet demeanor and respect for all makes him perfectly suited for this type of work.

John’s clients benefit from his innate ability to resolve difficult contract disputes in an efficient, effective manner. Whether it is a breach of contract problem or a dispute between business partners, he has the ability to negotiate wisely, keeping the client’s best interest in mind. In cases where negotiation fails or becomes impossible, John is an aggressive litigator who represents his clients with zeal. His courtroom presence and knowledge of procedure provide him with the skills necessary to defend his clients thoroughly.

John is co-author of North Carolina Contract Law released in 2001 and North Carolina Contract Law, Second Edition, released in 2021. Published by LexisNexis and annually updated by its authors, this authoritative treatise analyzes more than two centuries of contract law and serves as an indispensable guide and resource for lawyers, judges, and law students.

John is an elected Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and recognized in The Best Lawyers in America©North Carolina Super Lawyers®, and Business North Carolina Legal Elite.

About John N. Hutson, Jr.

First Admitted: 1981, North Carolina

Professional Webpage: http://www.youngmoorelaw.com/h/our-people/lawyers/john-n-hut...

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Represented parties in disputes involving numerous types of contracts, including international contracts.
  • Represented the creditor in numerous Chapter 11 proceedings in which the creditor was owed more than $3,000,000, including one case in which the creditor was owed over $30,000,000.
  • Represented the landowner, the commercial tenant, and the municipality in condemnation cases.
  • Obtained a $24,184,059.00 judgment for a real estate developer against a mortgage loan broker.
  • Represented parties in will contests, trust disputes, guardianships and other estate related litigation.
  • Represented parties in disputes arising out of closely held corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • This now authoritatively analyzes the law of contracts, both under North Carolina’s common law and its Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Frequently quoted and cited by North Carolina’s appellate courts, North Carolina Contract Law analyzes in detail more than two centuries of contract law, and is updated annually., Co-author, North Carolina Contract Law, Published by LexisNexis, Legal, 2001
  • This two-volume treatise, now in its second edition, authoritatively analyzes the law of contracts, both under North Carolina’s common law and its Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Frequently quoted and cited by North Carolina’s appellate courts, North Carolina Contract Law analyzes in detail more than two centuries of contract law, and is updated annually., Co-author, North Carolina Contract Law, Second Edition, Published by LexisNexis, Legal, 2021

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Industry Groups

  • Banking
  • Real Estate
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Office Location for John N. Hutson, Jr.

3101 Glenwood Avenue
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27612

Last Updated: 9/11/2021

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