Steve Aceto


Steve Aceto

Steven T. Aceto has been serving clients for over 30 years in North Carolina in the practice areas of business and corporations, real estate, charitable and non-profit organizations, wills, trusts and estates, and alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Admitted to the Bar in North Carolina and the federal Western District of North Carolina in 1982, Steve received his J.D. from Wake Forest University in 1982, and B.A. from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1977. He is a Certified Superior Court Mediator and a member of American Arbitration Association National Roster of Neutrals. His extensive community service includes board service to U.S. and international Christian missionary and humanitarian relief organizations, municipal planning and zoning, and regional utilities.

Bar Admissions:
Admitted to the North Carolina State Bar
Admitted to the  Western District of North Carolina Federal Bar

JD Wake Forest University Law School, May 1982
BA, History, University of North at Chapel Hill, May 1977

Practice Areas:
Business and Corporations
Charitable and nonprofit Association Law
Real Estate Law
Wills, Trusts and Estate Law


Hunter Plemmons



Hunter Plemmons joined the Aceto Law Office in June 2013 after gaining valuable experience as an associate with a national technology-focused law firm in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina and most recently as an intellectual property licensing associate with North Carolina State University’s Office of Technology Transfer. Hunter routinely counsels clients on a broad range of intellectual property issues, including: advising clients on perfecting their rights via patents, trademark registrations and copyright registrations; and drafting and negotiating intellectual property agreements including licenses, assignments, and publishing agreements. Hunter was born and raised in Western NC, and in returning to the Mountains he has enjoyed broadening his areas of practice in order to better serve the needs of his clients. He counsels clients in regards to wills, trusts and estates; business transactions and corporate formation; and charitable and nonprofit transactions, including nonprofit organization and formation. His primary focus is providing exceptional legal counsel to his clients with whom he strives to establish long term relationships.

Hunter is actively involved in the United Methodist Church and enjoys volunteering and serving others in the community. In his free time, he enjoys running, landscaping, fly fishing and spending time with his friends and family. He lives with his wife and 2 sons in Waynesville, NC.

Bar Admissions:
Admitted to the North Carolina State Bar.
Registered Patent Attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office

J.D., Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, May 2009
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Cum Laude, Minor in Economics, North Carolina State
University, May 2006

Practice Areas:
Intellectual Property Law, including Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law
Wills, Trusts and Estates Law
Business and Corporation Law
Charitable and Nonprofit Association Law