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Allen Starrett

Allen Starrett


UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law
J.D., 2005

UNC-Chapel Hill
B.A., Economics, 2000

Bar Admissions

North Carolina


Member, Charlotte Estate Planning Council

Member, NAELA

Member, Charlotte Chamber

Member, Mecklenburg Co. Bar

Member, NC Bar Assn.

Member, American Bar Assn.


2nd Vice Chair, Charlotte Chamber (Ballantyne Chapter), 2012-present

Chairman, Charlotte Chamber Power Up Challenge (Ballantyne Chapter), 2013-present

Co-Founder, Ballantyne Briefings, 2013-present

Steering Committee, Ballantyne Festival, 2013-present

Steering Committee, NC NAELA UnProgram, 2013-present

NC Liaison, National Healthcare Decisions Day, 2011–2012

Chairman, Minter Community, 2009–2011

Allen founded Starrett Law Firm to pursue intimate and lifelong relationships as trusted legal counsel to families and business owners in Ballantyne and throughout the greater Charlotte area. He focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, probate, and business law.

After meeting in Chapel Hill in 2002, Allen married his wife, Hillary, in August 2004. Hillary also serves as the firm’s Client Services Director. Allen and Hillary have two daughters, Madelyn and Riley. They live in Ballantyne.

In his free time, Allen enjoys traveling, cooking, photography, and rooting for UNC. He and his family attend Transformation Church.

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    I want to express my gratitude for your warmth, sensitivity, speed, alacrity, skill and expertise working with me as a client. My daughter and husband, both professionals, visiting from Atlanta felt the same during their visit to Starrett Law Firm. [more]

    Russ K.   |   Charlotte

    Thank you for all of your thoroughness in helping Julie and me with our estate planning. It was well over due but we’ve been very pleased with everything you’ve done for us. I’m certain we’ll continue to engage in your [more]

    Julie & Lee S.   |   Waxhaw

    My husband and I were thoroughly satisfied with our experience with Starrett Law Firm. Allen guided us through the process of creating our wills, powers of attorney and living wills, letting us know exactly what we needed to make informed [more]

    Kim & Wade T.   |   Matthews

    In addition to being knowledgeable, efficient, and professional, Allen is incredibly personable, and we thoroughly enjoyed working with him. I have to admit I didn’t expect to find the planning process to be quite so pleasant, but I found myself [more]

    Dana & Trevor B.   |   Charlotte

    We recently worked with Allen to establish our estate plan. In our initial meeting, he was extremely prepared and guided us through the material in a way that made it easy to understand. He was thorough, covering all areas needed, [more]

    Alisa & Brad M.   |   Charlotte

    My wife and I contacted Allen because we did not have a will or general estate plan and were not sure where to start. In a word, Allen was phenomenal. He educated us and recommended a sensible strategy to use. [more]

    Alicia & Mike S.   |   Charlotte

    Thank you so much for your valuable services. We are so glad that we chose you to prepare our will, trust and other papers. It is obvious that you are well informed and we will keep your card at our [more]

    Mary Ann & Jim M.   |   Waxhaw

    I recently moved to Charlotte, NC from Michigan and was looking for an attorney to help me set up my real estate company. I found that Allen was very organized, kept me informed and handled my incorporation in a timely [more]

    Bob B.   |   Charlotte

    You have been great throughout this [estate planning] process. Proactively doing things like sending me the links to more information last Friday and including directions like below will help you win and maintain many clients, I’m sure!

    Jen & Jeff D.   |   Charlotte

    I am very pleased to have found Allen Starrett as my estate planning lawyer! He is knowledgeable, personable, accessible, and excellent at what he does. I found him extremely easy to talk to, he did a great job of explaining [more]

    Patti F.   |   Charlotte