Leadership

Estate Planning and Probate Leadership

East TN Delegate
Victoria Tillman
Anne M. McKinney, P.C.
vtillman@ammtaxlaw.com
1019 Orchid Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37912

Victoria Tillman joined Anne M. McKinney, P. C. in 2002 and focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning, probate, business formation, succession planning, and gift and estate tax law.

Before joining the firm, Victoria managed a solo practice in East Tennessee. Victoria previously worked at the Memphis firm of Pietrangelo Cook where she practiced in the

Immediate Past Chair
Donald Farinato
Hodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC
dfarinato@hdclaw.com
617 W. Main St.
Knoxville, TN 37902

Donald J. Farinato is an attorney with Hodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC in Knoxville, Tennessee.  His practice focuses on estate planning, estate administration, conservatorships, estate controversies, and wealth transfer tax return preparation and audits.  Donald earned a B.S., Cum Laude, from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and a J.D. and a M.B.A. from the University

Chair
Angela Nystrom
University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture
anystrom@utfi.org
114 Morgan Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996

Angelia M. Nystromis the Chair of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Estate Planning and Probate Section. She has served as Director of Planned Giving for the University of Tennessee Foundation. Prior to joining the UT Foundation in 2011, she was in private practice for nearly 18 years, spending the last 11 years at Baker Donelson in the Nashville and Knoxville

East TN Delegate
Jennifer Exum
Spears, Moore, Rebman & Williams, P.C.
jke@smrw.com
P.O. Box 1749
Chattanooga, TN 37401
 
Middle TN Delegate
Paul Hayes
Howard Mobley Hayes & Gontarek, PLLC
phayes@howardmobley.com
2319 Crestmoor Road
Nashville, TN 37215

Paul Hayes is a partner and tax attorney with Howard Mobley Hayes & Gontarek, PLLC, a boutique law firm which limits its practice to the tax, trusts and estates, and litigation practice areas. His practice includes: 

Middle TN Delegate
David Parsons
Attorney At Law
david@davidparsonslaw.com
323 Union St Ste 300
Nashville, TN 37201

David Bate Parsons is a solo practitioner in Nashville, Tennessee.  He was previously a partner for over thirty years with the Nashville, Tennessee, law firm of Baker, Campbell & Parsons.
 
Mr. Parsons specializes in probate and trust matters, including estate and trust administration, wealth preservation, wealth transfer planning, tax planning and litigation, as well

West TN Delegate
Chad Cardwell
The Cardwell Firm, PLLC
ccardwell@thecardwellfirm.com
5587 Murray Ave., Ste 205
Memphis, TN 38119
 
West TN Delegate
Chris Coats
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
ccoats@bakerdonelson.com
6060 Poplar Ave Ste 440
Memphis, TN 38119
 
West TN Delegate
Matthew Thornton
Bourland, Heflin, Alvarez Minor & Matthews, PLC
mthornton@bhammlaw.com
5400 Poplar Ave Ste 100
Memphis, TN 381193660

Matthew Thornton, with Bourland, Heflin Alvarez, Minor & Matthews, PLC in Memphis, concentrates his practice of law in the areas of probate and estate law and residential real estate. In addition, drawing upon his generalist experience and mediation training, Matthew is a Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 31 Listed Mediator. He has successfully represented clients in