News

Practice Groups

Health Care
Trust & Estate
Creditors Rights
Litigation
....and more
Business Law
Real Estate
Construction
Financial Services
Employment Law
Johnston Allison & Hord Attorneys
Johnston Allison & Hord Attorneys
Johnston Allison & Hord Attorneys
MERITAS Law Firms Worldwide

Johnston, Allison & Hord
1065 East Morehead Street
Charlotte, NC 28204
704.332.1181    Fax: 704.376.1628
DIRECTIONS
CONTACT US
Professionals
J. Darrell Shealy PARTNER
Tel: 704-998-2335 | Fax: 704-376-1628
Email: dshealy@jahlaw.com
Download vCard | Download Bio

Areas

  • Complex Trust and Estates
  • Privately-Held Business Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate, Partnership, Individual Tax Planning
  • Representation of Taxpayers Before the Internal Revenue Service and State Taxing Authorities

Education

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (J.D., 1982)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (M.B.A.- Business Administration, 1982)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.S. Business Administration, 1977)

Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1983

Representative Transactions

  • Represent numerous high net worth individuals and families with complex estate and gift tax planning strategies and transactions
  • Lead counsel in representation of owners of a regional department store chain in $35 Million acquisition by a public company
  • Assisted lead counsel in representation of owners in $280+ million sale of 60 unit regional convenience store chain and fuel distribution business to public company in sale/leaseback transaction with public REIT.- Represented numerous individuals involved in tax shelter activities before the Internal Revenue Service
  • Represented numerous individuals involved in tax shelter activities before the Internal Revenue Service
  • Secured private letter rulings from the IRS for numerous taxpayers

Honors and Awards

  • Past Member of the Steering Committee on Deferred Giving, UNC Educational Foundation
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers - Estate and Probate (2014-2016)
  • Selected to The Best Lawyers in America Trusts and Estates Law section (2014 - 2017)
  • Business North Carolina Legal Elite - Tax and Estate Planning (2005 and 2012)
  • Recognized as one of Charlotte's top attorneys in Charlotte Business Leader 2008

Publications & Presentations

  • Business Transition Planning, National Association of Hosiery Manufacturers.
  • Instructor of Principles of Estate and Gift Taxation, Ernst & Young, L.L.P., Professional Development Curriculum, 1992-93.
  • Succession Planning, Construction Financial Managers Association.
  • Common Drafting Mistakes with Wills & Trusts, Mecklenburg County Bar

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American, North Carolina and Mecklenburg County Bar Associations

Community Involvement

  • Member, Committee, Foundation for the Carolinas
  • Teacher, Sharon Presbyterian Church
  • Member, Endowment Committee, Sharon Presbyterian Church
  • Youth Coach, Park Sharon Athletic Association
  • Youth Coach, Amateur Athletic Union

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