J. Wesley Casteen, Esq., CPA
PO Box 12028
Wilmington, NC 28405
Scharf-Pera & Co., CPA’s
Staff Accountant – Charlotte, North Carolina
Barton W. Baldwin, CPA
1990 — 1991
Staff Accountant – Mt. Olive, North Carolina
Carroll’s Foods, Inc.
1994 — 1995
Senior Accountant – Performed financial and managerial accounting functions for privately-owned agricultural concern whose lines of business include swine, turkeys, and meat processing. Also, provided project-based legal services.
Ludlum & Casteen, Professional Association
1995 — 2001
Shareholder – Provided legal services in general practice law firm. Services included legal research; drafting and document preparation; negotiation, and litigation. Areas of practice included: Real Estate; Financial & Estate Planning; Tort Litigation; Contract Formation & Disputes; and Business Organization & Consulting.
Wishart, Norris Henninger & Pittman, P.A.
2001 — 2004
Attorney & CPA – Burlington, North Carolina – Areas of Legal Practice: Commercial Transactions, Business Planning, Taxation, and Mergers & Acquisitions.
Carolina Legal Counsel
2005 — Present
Legal Practice – Wilmington, North Carolina – Maintain a legal practice in Wilmington, North Carolina under the name of Carolina Legal Counsel providing services in the areas of: Business Law, Commercial Transactions, Taxation, Estate Planning, and Civil Litigation.
Certified Public Accountant – North Carolina – Certificate No. 22695.
Attorney and Counselor at Law – North Carolina – Bar No. 20882.
Admitted to Practice before U.S. Tax Court – No. CJ 1543.
Bachelor of Science in Accountancy
Calloway School of Business and Accountancy
Campbell University – Norman A. Wiggins School of Law – Cum Laude
Master of Laws with Concentration in Taxation
University of Alabama School of Law – Cum Laude
Activities: Editor – Computer Corner column – North Carolina State Bar Quarterly; Contributing Author – Campbell Law Observer; Contributing Author – North Carolina Lawyers’ Weekly; and Member Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.