Richard J. Tuggle Is Recipient of State Bar's John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award
In a ceremony held October 28, 2011, the North Carolina State Bar presented Richard J. Tuggle with the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes North Carolina lawyers who demonstrate exemplary service to their clients and the legal profession. James Fox and Keith Kapp, respectively, the president and president-elect of the North Carolina State Bar, participated in the ceremony.
Mr. Tuggle is a founding member of the Greensboro law firm of Tuggle Duggins & Meschan, P.A. He has practiced law in Greensboro since 1959, concentrating in the areas of estate planning and administration, taxation, and business planning. He is a co-founder of the J. Nelson Young Tax Institute at the UNC School of Law and the Southern Federal Tax Institute of Atlanta, Georgia, both of which bring eminent scholars and practitioners together annually to study the latest developments in taxation law. Locally, Mr. Tuggle founded the Greensboro Estate Planning Council. He is a certified public accountant, a fellow in the American College of Tax Counsel, and listed in The Best Lawyers in America.
In 2009, the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants honored Mr. Tuggle with its Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his service to the accounting profession as a planner and presenter at continuing education seminars.
Mr. Tuggle continues his law practice at Tuggle Duggins & Meschan, P.A., 100 North Greene Street, Suite 600, Greensboro, NC 27401; tel. (336) 378-1431.