Brett A. Thompson

Senior Counsel

Direct Phone: 919-278-7453


Practice Areas:

Brett focuses his practice on real estate, estate planning, and elder law.

In addition to residential and commercial real estate transactions, will and trust executions, and probate and trust administrations, Brett has represented clients in matters related to clearing title to real estate, litigating estates and trusts, including will caveats, bringing guardianship proceedings for both minors and adults, and qualifying adults for Medicaid and veterans benefits.

Prior to Becoming a Practicing Attorney

Before earning his Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina School of Law, Brett spent more than a decade working behind the scenes for Time Warner as a news producer from CNN in Washington D.C., Bay News 9 in Tampa, FL, and News 14 Carolina in Raleigh, NC.

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • Georgia


University of North Carolina School of Law, 2011, J.D.

  • Community Development Law Clinic, 2010-2011
  • E.A. Morris Fellowship for Emerging Leaders, 2010

University of South Florida, 1998, B.A.

The Washington Center Internship Program, 1998

Professional Activities

  • Admitted to North Carolina State Bar, 2011
  • Admitted to the Georgia Bar, 2018
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia