As we grow older, we experience changes in our own lives and in the ongoing needs of our loved ones.  We may be raising a family, with children that depend on our support.  Or we may be called upon to help a parent or a spouse in declining health. In each case, securing the well-being of those who need us most is a high priority.

Our law practice is dedicated to protecting the interests of our clients through all of life’s seasons. As a small, local firm it is in our nature to provide a level of service and attention to detail that is unmatched by larger corporate entities or generic software products. We are also committed to staying on the cutting edge of our field through our membership in ElderCounsel – a national support organization that keeps us armed with the latest tools and research that produce successful asset protection strategies.

Principal Attorney, Colin K. Austin

After graduating from Duke University School of Law in 1992, Colin spent over twenty years working with government agencies and nonprofit organizations to increase financial stability for individuals and families. Now Colin is applying this knowledge and experience to the practice of law, seeking to protect family resources and create greater hope and opportunity for future generations.

Duke University School of Law


Master of Regional Planning, 1994
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

JD, 1992
Duke University School of Law

B.A. in Spanish, 1989
Brigham Young University

Current memberships:

North Carolina Bar Association – Estate Planning and Elder Law Sections
Orange County Bar Association
Charter Member – Orange County Dementia Friendly Businesses
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys