Attorney Kirk Sanders is a lifelong citizen of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He graduated from North Carolina State University (B.A., 1992) and Wake Forest University School of Law (J.D. 1995). He is licensed to practice law in North Carolina as well as the Middle District Federal Court & Middle District Bankruptcy Court.
Mr. Sanders employs his experience to guide clients through the litigation process and provide them with a forecast of what that client’s litigation will entail.
Fiduciary Litigation (Trust, Will & Estate Disputes):
Mr. Sanders focuses on litigation of estate and trust disputes. He is a fiduciary litigation attorney. This includes:
Will Caveat cases (contesting a last will and testament), whether representing the caveators (challengers) or the propounders (defenders);
Trust lawsuits/disputes and trust modifications;
Estate & Probate lawsuits;
and Power of Attorney Abuse Cases.
He litigated numerous cases in excess of a million dollars.
Commercial: Since 1995 he’s represented clients in commercial litigation cases, arbitration hearings, construction litigation, and collection cases. Mr. Sanders represents businesses with their corporation & LLC formations, contracts, collection, advice, and litigation needs.
Mr. Sanders also represents personal injury clients with severe injuries or wrongful death cases and bicycle wrecks. He has tried a number of personal injury cases and litigated medical malpractice cases.
Admitted to Practice
- North Carolina Courts
- United States District Court – Middle District of North Carolina
Kirk has served the community and North Carolina, including:
Winston-Salem Rotary Club, past president 2010-2011 and board member http://rotaryclubofwinstonsalem.com/ ;
Moravian Theological Seminary, Trustee, 2020- and on the joint finance committee for Moravian University https://www.moravian.edu/
Wachovia Historical Society, Secretary, 2012-2020 http://www.wachoviahistoricalsociety.org/ ;
New Winston Museum (now MUSE Winston-Salem), Past Chairman, where he presided over the opening of the new museum, the museum’s first couple of exhibits, and the hiring of its first executive director https://musews.org/ ;
North Carolina Bar Association in the roles of 1) Past President of the General Practice, Small Firm & Solo, 2) Chair of the Hall of Fame Committee, and 3) Coordinator of three Continuing Legal Education seminars.
Moravian Archives of the Southern Province, Commission member, Chair 2020-, major re-structuring process of the Archives commenced in 2020. https://moravianarchives.org/
Westwood Swim & Tennis Club, board 2015-2021, two term president, part of the Paddle Tennis Court installation team. https://www.westwoodclub.org/
He’s a member of the Home Moravian Church and Salem Congregation Easter Band. He gardens. He enjoys driving classic cars including a 1967 Austin-Healey 3000 & Porsche 914, and writing screenplays. He wrote one novel (it was terrible). When not in Winston, he can be found stomping around or four wheeling with his family in the hills along Big Reed Island Creek in Carroll County.
Call Kirk Sanders at 336-723-7200 to discuss your legal matter.