About Us

Bob Idol

Bob Idol has practiced law in the Triangle area since 1983. His primary areas of practice are estate planning, estate administration, and business organizations.

He is a co-author of Administration of the Estate in North Carolina, published by the National Business Institute, and past president of the Durham/Orange Estate Planning Council.

He was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 1981 after receiving both his undergraduate degree in business administration (1978) and his law degree (1981) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In addition, he received his Master of Laws in Taxation (LL.M.) from Emory University School of Law in 1983.

Prior to founding Idol Law, PLLC, Bob was a shareholder with Bryant, Patterson, Covington, Idol & Lewis, P.A. for 25 years, a member/manager of Reinhardt, Milam, Fisher & Idol, PLLC for 4 years, and a member/manager of Milam & Idol, PLLC for 10 years.

Robert A. Idol, JD, LLM (Taxation)

Board and Committee Service
  • President, Durham/Orange Estate Planning Council
  • President, Young Lawyers Division of the Durham County Bar Association
  • Board of Directors, American Heart Association, NC Affiliate
  • Advisory Board, Greater Durham Community Foundation (now Triangle Community Foundation)
  • Planned Giving Advisory Group, Triangle Hospice
  • Committee Leader, NC Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Presentations to Organizations
  • Duke Institute for Learning in Retirement
  • Duke University Eye Center
  • Merrill Lynch Trust Company
  • Central Carolina Bank & Trust Company (now SunTrust Bank)
  • Prudential Life Insurance Company
  • Southern National Bank Trust & Capital Management Group (now Truist Bank)
  • Durham Regional Hospital
  • NC Triangle Multiple Myeloma Support Group
  • Lions Club
  • Berkshire Hathaway Realty