Jeannette A. Parrott

Trusts and Estates Attorney
Ward and Smith, P.A.
252.672.5499 Fax 252.672.5477
Post Office Box 867, New Bern, NC 28563-0867

Jeannette's practice experience encompasses estate planning and estate administration for all types of clients.  Prior to joining the firm, she served as law clerk to Judge Robert F. Orr of the North Carolina Court of Appeals.  Jeannette instructed at Lenoir Community College and has practiced law for a firm in Kinston, North Carolina.


  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1990
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Duke University, 1983

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association — Section: Estate Planning & Fiduciary Law

Admitted to Practice

  • North Carolina, 1990
  • All state courts in North Carolina

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  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Legal Elite Business North Carolina 2024
  • Super Lawyers 2021
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers 2023
  • U.S. News Best Lawyers 20234

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