Welcome to the Elder Law Practice Group of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP

WHAT SETS US APART IS EXPERIENCE.  We offer advice on many different aspects of elder law and related issues with the benefit of a NC Board Certified Specialist in Elder Law.  We strive to provide informed and reliable legal advice and services set in a compassionate, understanding environment.

Our team proudly provides comprehensive knowledge of the legal issues affecting older adults and people with special needs.  We provide not just a comprehensive knowledge of the laws that affect older and special needs people, but also of all the life issues they encounter, from mobility issues and physical problems to family conflicts.  We take a comprehensive, holistic approach to your families legal, financial and personal affairs in order to best support you and your family’s quality of life, your “life care.”

Andrew Olsen, J.D., CELA is a National Elder Law Foundation Certified Elder Law Attorney, a North Carolina State Bar Board Certified Specialist in Elder Law and is a  frequent speaker on Elder Law Topics at local colleges, special events, churches, Home Owner Associations and more.

Kara Gansmann is an attorney among the Elder Law Practice Group’s team of experienced problem solvers.  She works with seniors and elders to provide pragmatic solutions to their legal needs.  She is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association Elder Law and Special Needs Section and serves as co-chair of the CLE Committee for that section.  Kara also serves as a liaison between the North Carolina Bar Association Elder Law and Special Needs Section and the North Carolina Bar Association Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section.

If you are interested in booking an attorney for a speaking engagement, Attorneys Olsen and Gansmann are available for public speaking. Please contact our Client Services Coordinator, Laurie, to schedule a speaking engagement. We will craft a group presentation appropriate for your organizational needs at (910) 777-5733.

We serve clients in Southeastern North Carolina including New Hanover, Pender, Brunswick, Onslow and Columbus Counties.
Wilmington Location:                   Brunswick County Location:              Contact:       
Bank of America Building                   114 Wall Street                                              Phone: 910-777-5733
319 N. 3rd Street, Suite 300                Shallotte, NC 28470                                     Fax: 910-777-6111
Wilmington, NC  28401                       *Open by Appointment Only                       Email:  aolsen@cshlaw.com