John J. Peck received his undergraduate degree in Business and Economics from Belmont Abbey College in 1972 and his Juris Doctorate from Campbell University School of Law in 1980. He was admitted to practice law in North Carolina in 1981, the United States District Court in 1982, the United States Supreme Court in 1984, and the United States Tax Court in 1987. In addition, John is a VA Accredited Attorney. He is a charter member of Elder Counsel and a founding member of Wealth Counsel’s Advisor’s Forum.
John is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Mid-South Forum of Estate Planning Attorneys, Wealth Counsel, and Leading Lawyers on Estate & Long Term Care Planning, in addition to the North Carolina Bar Association’s Elder Law Section and the Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section.
John has practiced law in eastern North Carolina for over thirty five years and now practices exclusively in the areas of asset protection, estate planning, and elder law. He participates as an instructor at educational workshops and seminars in the areas of estate planning and elder law throughout North Carolina and the southeastern United States and spends six to eight weeks each year in continuing legal education for these areas of practice. John is the author of The North Carolina Consumer’s Guide to Medicaid Planning and Asset Protection, the co-author of Giving, Philanthropy for Everyone, a book on charitable giving, and most recently, Don’t Go Broke in a Nursing Home.