Carl W. Hibbert
Retired Partner

4208 Six Forks Road Suite 1400, Raleigh, NC USA 27609


Carl Hibbert has assisted individuals, business owners, and families in the area of estate planning, estate administration, and taxation matters for over thirty years. He is a North Carolina board certified specialist in the area of estate planning and probate law.

He has been listed as a North Carolina "Super Lawyer" in the areas of Estate Planning & Probate and Tax by Super Lawyers magazine every year since 2006. He was recognized in Best Lawyers in America® for Trusts and Estates in 2019 and each of the 18 years preceding. Mr. Hibbert is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*

*CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.


Assisted landscape company owners with development of complex business transition plan involving multiple businesses to next generation.

Represented individual in drafting of a family settlement agreement involving multiple parties after extensive negotiations to resolve conflicts and avoid a will caveat.

Tax planning and preparation of trust for disabled client upon receipt of a personal injury settlement. 

Represented the world's largest privately held software company on a real estate acquisition that included advice related to tax and asset protection issues.


Wake Forest University J.D. (1972)

Wake Forest University B.A. (1970)


North Carolina (1972)

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina

U.S. Supreme Court

Professional & Community Activities

American Arbitration Association (AAA) Panel of Arbitrators, Member 

The Wake County Estate Planning Council, Past President

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow

North Carolina Certified Mediator (inactive)

Wake Forest Law Review, Past Editor

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