Hannah Burgin is an associate attorney in the Van Winkle Law Firm’s Litigation and Trust, Estates, and Elder Law practice groups. Hannah’s practice focuses on variety of issues pertaining to family law, will contests, estate disputes and other fiduciary related claims.

Hannah is a native of Rutherford County, North Carolina where she initially began her practice. Prior to joining the Van Winkle Law Firm, Hannah worked in private practice as a family law attorney where she gained litigation experience and experience working with a variety of issues. She also has experience in criminal defense, estate planning, guardianship appointments, and agriculture/equine law.

While earning her law degree, Hannah served two years as a Professional Center Library Research Assistant working closely in areas of poverty law and business operations. Additionally, Hannah worked as a Student Clinician at the Wake Forest School of Law Community Law and Business Clinic and as an Executive Editor for the Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy

Practice Areas

Awards & Honors

  • First Place National Novice Debater, 2016, National Parliamentary Debate


  • Wake Forest University — Juris Doctor, 2020
  • Appalachian State University — B.S. (Sustainable Development), summa cum laude, 2016
  • Rutherford Spindale Central Highschool — 2012

Professional Affiliations

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • South Carolina State Bar

Hannah is a native of Rutherford County, North Carolina, where she met her husband, Ben. Hannah enjoys spending her time with her husband, daughter, and two bonus sons, hiking, climbing, and mountain biking. While at Appalachian State University, Hannah studied Sustainable Development and focused on Sustainable Agriculture. She has continued her passion for sustainable agriculture practices and food systems as an adjunct educator teaching Agriculture Law and Finance as well as Equine Law. Hannah is also a member of Rutherfordton Presbyterian Church and enjoys playing old-time music.