W. Thomas McCuiston, JD, CPA

W. Thomas McCuistonTom McCuiston is the Managing Partner at McCuiston Law Offices, PLLC.  As both an attorney and CPA, Tom utilizes his prior work experience with an international accounting firm to help individuals with their long term estate planning goals.  McCuiston Law Offices, PLLC, has been serving clients since 2001 with offices in both Cary and Raleigh, North Carolina

Tom earned both his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration (Phi Beta Kappa) and his Masters of Accounting degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He began his professional career in the Los Angeles office of the international accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche, focusing on tax planning, tax compliance and IRS representation. A Wake County native, Tom returned to North Carolina to pursue his J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While in law school, he was elected to the Student Bar Association and authored a Note which was published in the Banking Institute, while also serving as the onsite manager at his apartment complex. After receiving his law degree Tom worked for a private firm in Cary before establishing McCuiston Law Offices in 2001. He enjoys working with small business owners and individuals to simplify their lives.

Tom is a National Tax Practice Institute (NTPI) Fellow, a Board Certified Estate Planning Specialist and frequent lecturer on business law, estate planning and tax issues, to such organizations as the NCACPA, NC Society of Enrolled Agents (NCSEA), Mecklenburg Bar Association, and North Carolina Bar Association. He previously served on the board of directors for the Cary Community Foundation as well as the Apex Chamber of Commerce, NCSEA and the NCACPA Foundation.  Most recently, Tom has been recognized by his peers as a member of the Legal Elite in Tax/Estate Planning.

When Tom is not working hard for his clients, he is spending time with his wife, Elizabeth, son Will, and daughter, Catherine.  Before getting married, Tom traveled extensively and has lived in Kyoto, Tokyo and Moscow.  Tom enjoys a good laugh, meeting with friends, and is an active member of his church community.  His “To Do List” includes skydiving, bungee cord jumping, running a marathon, and learning to play the guitar.

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