Mark J. Hale Jr.

Mark J. Hale Jr.

Goldsboro, North Carolina

Mark graduated from North Carolina State University with a B.A. in Chemistry in 2004. He received his J.D. from Campbell University School of Law in 2008. Following law school, Mark spent a year in Miami, Florida, where he earned his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Miami School of Law.

Mark was born in Goldsboro and grew up in Kinston. He concentrates his practice in estate planning & probate, wills & trusts, guardianships, elder law, corporate and business matters, and taxation.

Mark is a Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning & Probate
  • Wills & Trusts
  • Guardianships
  • Elder Law
  • Business & Commercial
  • Taxation
  • Estate Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Estate Planning and Probate Law Specialist, North Carolina State Bar, Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2008


  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • LL.M. - 2009
    • Major: Taxation
  • Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Buies Creek, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 2008
  • North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 2004
    • Major: Chemistry

Published Works

  • Editor, The Will & The Way Newsletter

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Newsletter Committee, Estate Planning & Fiduciary Law Section, Chair
  • Wayne County Bar Association, Executive Board Member, 2013 - 2014
  • 8th Judicial District Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Wayne Memorial Hospital, Ethics Committee , 2011 - Present
  • Wayne County Boys & Girls Club, Executive Committee