Attorney Profiles

William I. Rankin
William I. Rankin
Phone: 919-803-7524
Fax: 919-803-7525
Legal Assistant: Jessica Wimbley


Will graduated from North Carolina Central University School of Law in May of 2015. During law school, Will was selected to be on the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Law Review where he was a Senior Editor. Will also received a certificate in Dispute Resolution while in law school, after completing a clinic with the Dispute Resolution Institute.

Will was born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from North Carolina State University. When Will is not practicing law, he enjoys playing golf and basketball, spending time with his family, friends and dog, Obi, and taking frequent trips to Wrightsville Beach.

Areas of Practice:
Residential and Commercial Real Estate; Homeowner's Association and Planned Community Law.

North Carolina Central University School of Law, J.D., 2015, Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Law Review

North Carolina State University, B.A., 2011

Will has a profound legal background that encompasses 5+ years of practice in residential real estate. He has performed thousands of closings for clients whether purchasing their first home, second home, investment properties as well as lots to be developed. Will has extraordinary title searching experience researching thousands of properties for clients purchasing residential and commercial properties. Will also has experience in curing title defects and making sure the properties his clients are purchasing have clear title. Will joined Law Firm Carolinas in 2021 to develop his Homeowner's Association and Planned Community Law practice, while also offering his expertise in real estate law and assisting in the growth of the firm in the Raleigh-Triangle area.

Professional Affiliations:

North Carolina Bar Association (Real Property and Young Lawyers Sections)

Tenth Judicial Bar District of Wake County