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Amy Smith Klass

Amy Smith Klass


T (336) 378-5344
F (336) 433-7450

Amy Klass assists clients in drafting and executing comprehensive estate plans, with specific emphasis on estate tax, gift tax and charitable gift planning.  She also assists fiduciaries, such as executors and trustees, on matters involving estate and trust administration.  Amy has substantial experience in estate planning for families with disabled children and the drafting of special needs trusts.

Amy is married and the mother of three daughters.  She is an avid tennis player and enjoys hiking and camping.

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America® (Woodward/White, Inc.), Trusts and Estates Law (2017, 2018)
  • Business North Carolina's Legal Elite, Tax and Estate Planning (2014)
  • Martindale-Hubbell's top ("AV") Peer Review Rating *

* 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.

Thought Leadership


Published Works

  • Past Member, Board of Directors, Greensboro Children's Museum and Development Committee Member
  • Former Sunday School teacher and Treasurer of ECW, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
  • University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1987
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S., Business Administration, 1984
  • North Carolina, 1987
  • Current Member, Greensboro Bar Association Board of Directors and Foundation Board
  • Past Officer and Board Member, Greensboro Estate Planning Council
Academic Honors
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Order of the Coif
  • North Carolina Law Review

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