Mr. James Keith Stroud

Mr. James Keith Stroud: Attorney with Stroud & Panetti, P.C.
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Keith Stroud is a 25+ year veteran of the practice of law. Keith supports businesses in the Triad, spouses going through a separation and divorce, individuals and couples through estate planning, executors and administrators handling the estate of a loved one, and seniors and their family members in long-term care and asset protection matters. He provides a straightforward and comprehensive approach to legal representation, and offers unique solutions designed to meet the goals of his client.While Keith’s practice is structured to help his clients avoid litigation, he is first and foremost a trial lawyer. His civil and past criminal courtroom experience has uniquely qualified him to consider most every angle, contract loophole, and legal protection available to help his clients avoid the pitfalls that lead to disputes.Keith understands the concern and discomfort his clients have when considering the types of law he practices. Planning for long term illness and death, going through a separation and divorce, avoiding business disputes that lead to loss of revenue, and the trepidation that surrounds costly and time-consuming litigation, can all cause unnatural states of stress. Keith and his partner, Eleanor Panetti, have created a professional and secure environment, with caring, personal service at its foundation.

Areas of Practice (12)

  • Business Law
  • Contracts
  • Elder Law
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Asset Protection
  • Closely Held Business Estate Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Contested Wills
  • Contested Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Litigation
  • Wills
  • Trusts and Estates

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
336-701-1359  Phone
336-724-2600  Phone
336-724-6950  Fax
University Attended:
University of North Carolina, B.A., 1977
Law School Attended:
Wake Forest University, J.D., 1981
Year of First Admission:
1981, North Carolina
Forsyth County Bar Association; North Carolina State Bar (Member, Sections on: Business Law and Family Law); Forsyth County Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers Association; North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers
Birth Information:
Statesville, North Carolina, February 12, 1955
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Other
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

4.4/5.0 (1 review)
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Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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