In his role at the Forrest Firm, Mr. Love counsels clients on entity formations, reorganizations, mergers, acquisitions, and other corporate transactions, in addition to providing advice on accounting, tax, and finance-related matters. In addition, he works with clients in developing estate plans and achieving wealth transfer goals, including drafting a wide array of estate planning documents.
John began his legal career in 2004 with the Raleigh law firm of Brady, Nordgren, Klym & Morton, PLLC (now Brady Morton & Cobin, PLLC), where he practiced primarily in the areas of trusts and estates and closely-held business matters. He then joined Williams Overman Pierce, LLP, a regional accounting firm with offices in Raleigh and Greensboro, where he specialized in taxation matters pertaining to pass- through entities. In June of 2007, he returned to the practice of law, joining the Raleigh law firm of Jordan Price Wall Gray Jones & Carlton, PLLC, where he represented clients in corporate transactions, complex mergers and acquisitions, trusts and estates, and general corporate matters.
John Love earned his law degree from Campbell University in 2004, and became a certified public accountant in 2007. He received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 2001 from Clemson University.
Mr. Love is a member of the North Carolina Bar and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. He also serves as director and general counsel for the Phil Ford Foundation.
Education (John D. Love)
♦ J.D., Campbell University School of Law
♦ B.S., Accounting, Clemson University