Former Memphis Federal Bar President Dies

James J. McMahon died Tuesday (Dec. 17) in Memphis. He was 72. A graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law, McMahon practiced as an IRS estate and gift tax attorney for several years, and began private practice in 1978. McMahon served as past president of the Federal Bar Association in Memphis and as chairman of the Tax, Probate and Trust Section of the Tennessee Bar Association. Visitation will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Memphis Funeral Home, with services immediately following. Burial will follow in Edmondson Cemetery in Southaven, Miss.