William Alexander

William Alexander

Estate Planning, Elder Law, and Asset Protection
  • Estate Planning, Elder Law, Business Law
  • North Carolina
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Summary

Bill Alexander has practiced law for over 43 years in North Carolina and maintains the highest attorney ratings possible— ‘A-V Preeminent’ peer rating by Martindale-Hubbell and a “10-Superb Attorney” Avvo rating. He now manages an asset protection, estate and eldercare planning law practice as the founding attorney of W.G. Alexander & Associates, PLLC.

His law practice was heavily influenced by life circumstances; his older brother was severely injured, unconscious for two months and survived with traumatic brain injury. Hence Bill learned how to deal with special needs; eventually, he became his brother’s care manager and Trustee. He also managed the care and finances for an elderly family friend with severe dementia. When his Mother became frail, he managed her needs from independent living through two years of nursing facility care. Hence over time his estate planning and tax practice added elder law and special needs law. As a Veteran, he became a VA accredited advisor to help war period veterans and their families with long term care benefits.

Bill was named the Elder Law Attorney of the Year in 2011, 2016, and in 2018 by the NC Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). He was awarded the Legion of Merit, the Distinguished Service Medal, and the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, the highest award given by the State of North Carolina; he is a 32º Scottish Rite Mason.

He is sought after as a speaker and provides advanced continuing education for Attorney’s, CPA’s, financial advisers, insurance agents, and health care professionals. He serves on the Roanoke Island Historical Association Endowment Board and manages the Percy W. & Elizabeth G. Meekins Charitable Trust, a foundation for the arts and education in Dare County, NC.

Bill hosts the radio show “Asset Protection Today” at 11am each Saturday morning on WPTF 680 AM.

Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning
  • Elder Law
  • Business Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
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  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Most fees are flat fees.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
W.G. Alexander & Associates
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Bill Alexander is the Owner and Managing Attorney of his law firm, W.G. Alexander & Associates. He opened the firm in 2008 in Raleigh, NC. He also hosts a weekly radio show titled "Asset Protection Today." Bill maintains affiliation with the estate planning and elder law sections of the North Carolina Bar Association as well as the North Carolina Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law
J.D. (1976) | Law
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Davidson College
B.A. (1973) | English
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Awards
Elder Law Attorney of the Year
NC NAELA
Elder Law Attorney of the Year
NC NAELA
Elder Law Attorney of the Year
NC NAELA
Order of the Long Leaf Pine
State of North Carolina
Legion of Merit
United States of America
Professional Associations
North Carolina State Bar
Member
Current
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NC NAELA
Member
Current
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Certifications
Av-Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell
10-Superb
AVVO
Websites & Blogs
Website
W.G. Alexander & Associates
Contact & Map
W.G. Alexander & Associates
3717 Benson Dr
Raleigh, NC 27609
USA
Telephone: (919) 256-7000