C. Penn Craver Jr.

Retired Partner


  • Profile

Penn Craver focuses his practice in the areas of taxation and estate planning, with particular emphasis on transferring wealth by high net worth individuals and business owners to a lower generation with less tax and administration costs.  Mr. Craver is a lecturer and writer on taxation, estates and trusts.  He has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America┬« for Trust and Estates Law since 2006 as well as included in North Carolina Super Lawyers. Mr. Craver is AV┬« rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*

* 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.

Professional & Community Activities

North Carolina Bar Association, Tax & Estate/Trust Sections, Member

Forsyth County Bar Association, Member

Winston-Salem Estate Planning Council, Member

UNC School of Law Tax Institute, Member

Wake Forest Planned Giving Council, Member


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D. (1966)
    with honors
  • Davidson College, A.B. (1963)

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina (1966)

Who We Are

1001 West Fourth Street
Winston-Salem, NC, 27101-2400
t +1 336.607.7310
f +1 336.734.2607