Firm Hires Andrew Olsen to Lead Practice Group

Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (Cranfill Sumner) today announced that it has added an Elder Law Practice Group to its list of practice areas.  The firm has hired Andrew Olsen to Chair the new practice group.

The Elder Law Practice Group will offer legal counsel including estate planning, probate, guardianship, alternative dispute resolution, estate and trust litigation, special needs planning and veteran’s benefits.

“I am excited to join Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog and help serve the firm’s clients in Elder Law matters.  Whether it is estate planning, long term care issues or even family conflicts, my team and I look forward to working with Cranfill Sumner’s clients to help meet their needs,” said Andrew Olsen, Chair of the firm’s Elder Law Practice Group.

Andrew Olsen joined Cranfill Sumner after operating an elder law practice in the Wilmington area. He received his bachelor’s degree from Pomona College and his law degree from Georgetown University. He is a member of the North Carolina State Bar Association, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is a Board member of the Elder Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. He is a North Carolina Board certified specialist in Elder Law and a Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation.

“Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP works to meet all of the legal needs of our client,s and we saw a real need for the kind of services that Andy Olsen and his team provide.  Andy is an excellent lawyer and a true expert in his field.  We are excited to welcome him and his team to our firm, and to have the opportunity to introduce him to our clients,” said F. Marshall Wall, Cranfill Sumner Managing Partner.