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North Carolina native Ryan D. Stump is an accomplished Estate Planning lawyer with over 12 years of experience in the legal profession and a passion for helping clients achieve peace of mind knowing their family, wealth, and assets are protected for the future.

Ryan handles a wide range of Estate Planning matters, from Wills and Trusts to Powers of Attorney and estate tax planning. Whether you want to create a comprehensive Estate plan, draft a Will to ensure your assets are disbursed per your wishes, establish a Trust for your loved ones, or ensure your affairs will be properly managed in the future through the use of Powers of Attorney, Ryan can guide you as you prepare for the future. Ryan emphasizes a tailored, personal approach to estate planning and believes working as a team is the best way to meet client goals — not some cookie-cutter solution.


Ryan received his bachelor’s degree from Campbell University, majoring in Trust and Investment Management and minoring in Financial Planning. After beginning his career as a Trust Officer with Regions Morgan Keegan, he returned to school and received a law degree from Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law.

Real-World Experience

Mr. Stump’s real-world experience sets him apart as an Estate Planning attorney in Charlotte. His educational background prepared him to implement and develop sophisticated tax, financial, and Estate Planning strategies. As a Trust Officer, he provided hands-on guidance to clients regarding trust and estate matters.

Ryan has personally dealt with the fallout from family members who failed to properly plan while they were alive. He understands the common pitfalls of poor planning and knows how Estate Planning documents are administered from a practical perspective. This experience and know-how fuel Mr. Stump’s enthusiasm for helping others provide for their loved ones and protect their assets while navigating the complex area of Estate Planning.

Outside the office, Ryan likes to play golf, scuba dive, travel, and spend time with family and friends.

Estate Planning Services


  • J.D., Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law
  • B.A. cum laude, Campbell University

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina

Honors & Awards

  • North Carolina Legal Elite
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Super Lawyers