Samuel Kilgore III (“BJ”)
Samuel Kilgore III (“BJ”), is a North Carolina native, born in Banner Elk, NC. BJ’s practice is focused primarily on estate planning, family law matters and other related issues.
After graduating from Avery County High School, in Newland, North Carolina, BJ earned his undergraduate degree in Business Management from Appalachian State University in 2007. BJ then attended the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University, where he received his law degree.
During his time at Campbell University, BJ served as a member and as Co-Articles Editor of the Law Review. While in Law School at Campbell, BJ served as a clerk for the Honorable Cheri Beasley at the North Carolina Court of Appeals. BJ also gained valuable practical legal experience by working in a variety of legal settings, including for the North Carolina Department of Justice, and at multiple private practice law firms. Additionally, BJ was a member of the Men’s Legal Caucus and Moot Court competition participant.
BJ also has extensive Pro Bono experience, serving as a pro bono extern at Everett Gaskins Hancock, LLP, during his time in Law School, where he worked on referrals from Legal Aid, and appellate matters for the Guardian Ad Litem program.
BJ is a member of the Wake County Bar Association, where he has been appointed the Athletics Committee. BJ is also a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, American Bar Association and the North Carolina State Bar. As a member of the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association, BJ is a member of the “Wills for Heroes” committee.
When not practicing law BJ enjoys spending time with his wife Jackie, and is an avid sports fan, and particularly enjoys following college football.