Rush Simmons joined Mullen Holland & Cooper P.A., on February 20, 2017, and focuses his practice in the area of Elder Law, including Estate Planning, Medicaid Asset Protection, Medicaid Qualification, and Estate Administration. Rush will be working closely with shareholder, Jesse V. Bone, Jr.

Rush attended the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and graduated in 2008 with a B.A. in Political Science. He then attended the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University and graduated cum laude in 2012. Rush was admitted to the North Carolina Bar in 2012 and moved to Denver, NC, where he worked at a small general practice firm and focused on Estate Planning and Estate Administration.

Rush then spent one year as an Assistant Clerk in the Estates and Special Proceedings department of the Lincoln County Clerk of Court’s office. There, Rush oversaw the department responsible for auditing estate administration paperwork and conducting hearings related to estate matters. He also conducted incompetency adjudication hearings, guardianship hearings, and foreclosure hearings.

Rush is a member of the Gaston County Bar, North Carolina State Bar, North Carolina Bar Association, and American Bar Association. Rush is also a member of National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

Rush is married to Brittany, an Assistant Nurse Manager at Carolinas Healthcare System in Charlotte. Rush and Brittany live in Mount Holly with their Golden Retriever, Samantha, and Rush coaches youth soccer.