ATTORNEYS & STAFF
THE SHARON THOMPSON LAW GROUP
THOMPSON founded the practice that became the Sharon
Thompson Law Group in 1976. She is a seasoned family lawyer and
accomplished practitioner in all aspects of estate
planning and probate administration, including elder law. She
has also taught at both the UNC-CH and North Carolina Central
Schools of Law.
A respected problem-solver and negotiator, Sharon was
voted 16th most effective during her two terms as a
legislator in the North Carolina House of Representatives
She was the recipient of the North Carolina Association
of Women Attorneys Annual Award in 1987, the Planned Parenthood
of Raleigh Margaret Sanger Award in 1990, North Carolina
AFL-CIO Legislative Award in 1992 and the ACLU-North Carolina
Frank Porter Graham Award in 2007. Sharon was a co-founder of
the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys and has served
as counsel for various non-profit organizations.
Her practice includes estate planning and probate
administration and many areas of family law.
is a long-time resident of Durham and a North Carolina native.
She worked fourteen years for Duke University Medical Center
before joining Sharon Thompson Law Group in 2005.