Christian Perrin

Christian Perrin: Attorney with Hickmon & Perrin, PC AV stamp icon
  • Shareholder at Hickmon & Perrin, PC (3 Attorneys)
  • 5605 Carnegie Blvd., Suite 175, Charlotte, NC 28210
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    4.6/5.0 (18)
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Christian focuses on building long-term relationships with clients through his advocacy, responsiveness and candor. Christian has received a rating of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell through Christian’s fellow lawyers ranking him at the highest level of professional excellence.

Estate and Trust Litigation

Christian represents beneficiaries and fiduciaries in trust and estate related disputes, including breach of fiduciary duty claims, matters of will and trust construction, will caveats, actions for removal of trustees and executors, and actions for trust modification and termination. Christian is one of only two lawyers in the State of North Carolina chosen for the 2015 Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars List in the field of Estate and Trust Litigation. Christian is also a Certified Superior Court Mediator who focuses on resolving fiduciary disputes.

Estate Planning & Administration

Christian has substantial experience advising individuals and institutions on estate planning, succession planning, asset protection, tax, and estate administration and probate law issues. Christian’s experience in litigating trust and estate disputes adds value to this practice area by helping him anticipate potentially troublesome language or situations that can arise when clients are planning their estate or establishing trusts. Christian was selected by his fellow North Carolina attorneys as one of Business North Carolina Magazine’s “Legal Elite” Tax and Estate Planning Attorneys in 2015 and Young Guns Attorneys (best attorneys under the age of 40) in 2013 and 2015.

Corporate Counsel

Christian serves as counsel to entrepreneurs and companies in all matters relating to the on-going operation of their businesses, including negotiating and closing commercial transactions and advising on legal issues relating to the operations, governance, taxation and ownership of a business.

Service, Publications & Licensure

Christian is a member of the Fiduciary Litigation Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Section on Estate Planning & Fiduciary Law. He is the former Chair of the Estate Planning & Probate Section of the Mecklenburg County Bar Association. Christian has authored several articles for Probate & Property, a legal magazine published by the American Bar Association. Christian often speaks on legal issues at conferences and seminars for attorneys, accountants and wealth advisors. Christian is licensed to practice law in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.


Christian grew up in southern Louisiana and misses the crawfish étouffée. When not practicing law, Christian enjoys playing disc golf at Charlotte’s Renaissance Park, visiting craft breweries and attending concerts. Christian and his wife, Katie, enjoy sharing meals with friends and visiting their families. Christian and Katie are members of Hope Community Church on Scaleybark Road.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Estate Planning
  • Estate and Probate Administration
  • Probate & Fiduciary Disputes
  • Business Formation & Governance
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Business Transactions
  • Corporate Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
980-228-9574  Phone
980-939-0266  Phone
University Attended:
Louisiana State University, B.S., 2001
Law School Attended:
University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 2006
Year of First Admission:
2007, Georgia; 2007, North Carolina; 2008, South Carolina
( North Carolina Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning & Probate Law )

Peer Reviews

4.6/5.0 (18 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 09/12/14 in Estate Planning

    I worked with Christian on a matter requiring local counsel. I found Christian to be knowledgeable and very responsive.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 09/12/14 in Fiduciary Law

    Great analytical skills and ability to manage client relationships.

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Charlotte, North Carolina

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