Amy K. Smith

Amy K. Smith (Winston-Salem, North Carolina)

Amy K. Smith

Attorney in Winston-Salem, NC
Amy K. Smith is both an attorney and a certified public accountant. Her practice focuses on estate planning, estate administration and related areas in which she is able to fully utilize her legal, accounting and tax background. She enjoys developing estate plans with clients for the transfer of their wealth to future generations, and implementing those plans by assisting fiduciaries with the administration of wills and trusts. She also regularly advises clients concerning deferral of income tax consequences for qualified retirement plans.

Civic Activities

Winston-Salem Foundation Asset Development Committee (2011- )
Wake Forest University Planned Giving Advisory Council (1997-1999; 2004-2006; 2007-2008; Chair, 2009-2010, 2012- )
The Hospice Foundation (Board Member, 2004-2008)
Winston-Salem Estate Planning Council (Secretary, 1998-1999; Board Member, 2004-2006)
Tax Accountant, Ernst & Young (1988-1989)

Awards / Honors

Business North Carolina magazine Legal Elite (2002, 2006, 2009-2011 ,2013- )
The Best Lawyers In America in Trusts and Estates and Tax Law (2007- )
The Best Lawyers In America - Lawyer of the Year in Elder Law (2014)
The Best Lawyers In America - Lawyer of the Year in Trusts and Estates (2015)
North Carolina s Super Lawyers (2007-2010)
AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

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Credit Cards Accepted
Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 5.0 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate and Gift Tax
  • Estate Planning
  • Federal and State Tax
  • Gift Planning
  • Guardianship
  • Individual Tax
  • Probate
  • Wills and Trusts

Peer Rating

Peer Rating

Overall Peer Rating

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  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Admission Details
Admitted in 1988, North Carolina
United States District Courts for the Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina
Credit Cards Accepted
Also accepts Other
Additional Payment Information
Fixed Hourly Rates
Fixed Fees Available
Law School Attended
Wake Forest University
Class of 1988
J.D., magna cum laude
Articles Editor, Wake Forest Law Review (1987-88)
University Attended
Western Carolina University
Class of 1984
B.S., summa cum laude
Phi Kappa Phi
Associations & Memberships

Certified Public Accountant, State of North Carolina (1990- )
Forsyth County Bar Association
North Carolina Bar Association (Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section)

Community Contributions

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Bell, Davis & Pitt, P.A.
Century Plaza, Suite 600, 100 North Cherry Street,
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
336.714.4128 Call now
(336) 714-4101
Office Information
Office Information
Amy K. Smith
Bell, Davis & Pitt, P.A.
Century Plaza, Suite 600, 100 North Cherry Street,
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Bell, Davis & Pitt, P.A. (Winston-Salem, North Carolina)