Leadership

Estate Planning and Probate Leadership

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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
UT Institute of Agriculture, Office of Institutional Advancement
anystrom@tennessee.edu
114 Morgan Hall 2621 Morgan Cir.
Knoxville, TN 37996

Angelia M. Nystrom is 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 and is currently Director of Specialty Programs at the University of Tennessee's Institute of Agriculture.

Prior to joining the UT Foundation in 2011, she was in private practice for nearly 18

East TN Delegate
Newman Bankston
Egerton, McAfee, Armistead & Davis
nbankston@emlaw.com
900 South Gay Street # 1400
Knoxville, TN 37902

Newman Bankston is a Shareholder with Egerton McAfee Armistead & Davis, P.C. Newman’s primary focus is estate and business succession planning. He regularly works with clients to create a plan for passing their assets to the next generation, while minimizing the state and federal transfer taxes associated with such transactions. This consists of preparing

East TN Delegate
Jennifer Exum
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.
jexum@chamblisslaw.com
605 Chestnut Street, Suite 1700
Chattanooga, TN 37450

Jennifer Kent Exum is a member of Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel’s Estate Planning and Probate Administration section. She has practiced law for nearly a decade, primarily in the areas of estate administration, estate planning, conservatorships, tax, estate-related litigation and general civil litigation

East TN Delegate
Zach Farrar
Regions Private Wealth Management
zach.farrar@regions.com
151 Major Reynolds Place
Knoxville, TN 37919

Zach Farrar is a Trust Advisor and Vice President with Regions Bank, Private Wealth Management. Zach graduated with a BA from the University of Tennessee and received his law degree from the University of Memphis. He served as a Judge Advocate in the US Marine Corps attaining the rank of Captain from 1999 to 2008. He worked as an associate with Holifield & Assoicates. Prior to Regions

Middle TN Delegate
Jeff Carson
U.S. Trust
jeffrey.carson@ustrust.com

Jeffrey L. Carson is Senior Vice President and Senior Trust Officer with U.S. Trust in the Nashville, Tennessee office with additional responsibility for the Kentucky, Alabama and Mississippi markets. Jeffrey utilizes his extensive legal and fiduciary education and experience to achieve the strategic objectives of the ultra-high net worth individuals, families and foundations he serves as

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