Carole W. Bruce

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Carole Bruce has extensive experience with matters relating to individual income tax, estate and inheritance tax, estate administration, charitable organizations, and other tax planning matters. 


  • J.D., cum laude, Wake Forest University School of Law, 1980
  • M.B.A., Auburn University, 1968


  • North Carolina, 1980


  • North Carolina Bar Association Citizen Lawyer Award, 2009
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America® (Woodward/White, Inc.), Trusts and Estates (2009-2015)
  • Martindale-Hubbell's top ("AV") Peer Review Rating *
  • Triad Business Journal's Most Influential People in the Triad
  • Triad Business Leader's Women Extraordinaire, 2007 and 2011 
  • Greensboro Partnership 2007 Thomas Z. Osborne Distinguished Citizen Award
  • Auburn University, College of Business 40 of 40 Award recognizing Outstanding Alumni, 2008
  • National Conference for Community and Justice, Piedmont Triad Region 2003 Brotherhood Sisterhood Citation
  • Guilford College 2002 Distinguished Service Award
  • Triad Business Journal's Top Women in Business, 2002
  • Business North Carolina's Legal Elite, Tax/Estate Planning, 2003-2007, 2009-2011
  • Selected by Law & Politics Magazine for inclusion in North Carolina Super Lawyers, Tax, 2007

* CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.

Civic and Community Service

  • President, Rotary Club of Greensboro
  • Treasurer, Sit-In Movement, Inc., International Civil Rights Museum and Center
  • Trustee, Guilford College
  • Director, Board of The Joseph M. Bryan Foundation
  • Director, Board of The Stanley and Dorothy Frank Family Foundation
  • Director, Greensboro Partnership