William P. Pinna

William P. Pinna: Attorney with Pinna Johnston & Burwell, P.A.
Attorney Awards


Phi Eta Sigma; Beta Alpha Psi; Phi Alpha Delta. Author: "Partnerships, Their Formation and Taxation," September, 1978; "Incorporation of Farm Business," October, 1971 and "Estate Planning for North Carolina Families," June, 1977, both published through Economics Information Report for North Carolina State University; "Fee Collections," Legal Economics, March/April, 1979; "The Use of Credit Cards in the Law Firm," Legal Economics, July/August, 1980. Recipient, Outstanding Teacher Award, North Carolina State University, 1969-1970; 1975-1976. Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University, 1968-1981. Adjunct Associate Professor, Corporate and Partnership Planning and Drafting and Business Planning, Duke University School of Law, 1978-1987; Chairman, North Carolina Property Tax Commission, 1988-1992; Board of Directors, WakeMed Health and Hospitals, 1996-2001, 2003-2009.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Taxation Law
  • Estate Planning Law
  • Corporation Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
984-221-8024  Phone
919-782-0452  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 31788, Raleigh, NC 27622
University Attended:
DePaul University, B.S.C., magna cum laude, 1966
Law School Attended:
Duke University, J.D., 1968
Year of First Admission:
1970, North Carolina; 1978, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina; 1968, Illinois; 1970, U.S. Tax Court
Chicago, Wake County, North Carolina, Illinois State and American (Member, Committee on Accounting Problems, Agricultural Tax Laws, Section of Taxation, 1968-1985; Chairman, Committees on: Accounts Receivable and Billing; Personal Computers; Money Management and Investments, Economics of Law Practice Section, 1978; Section 2032A, 1983-1985) Bar Associations; North Carolina State Bar; National Association of Accountants; American Association of Accountants.
Birth Information:
Chicago, Illinois, August 11, 1943
Reported Cases:
United States of America v. A-A-A- Electricical Co., Inc. et al, 788 F. 2d 242; Fernie C. Laughinghouse and Margarette S. Laughinghouse v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, 80 TC No. 16 (U.S. Tax Court 1983).
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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