Estate Planning and Probate Leadership

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East TN Delegate
Victoria Tillman
Anne M. McKinney, P.C.
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

East TN Delegate
Donald Farinato
Hodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC
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

Jeff Carson
U.S. Trust
414 Union St.
Nashville, TN 37219

Jeffrey L. Carson is Senior Vice President and Senior Trust Officer with U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management in the firm’s Nashville, Tennessee office. Jeff utilizes his extensive legal and fiduciary background and experience to achieve the strategic objectives of the ultra-high net worth individuals, families and foundations he serves as clients. Jeff is responsible for

East TN Delegate
Newman Bankston
Egerton, McAfee, Armistead & Davis
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.
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

Immediate Past Chair
Angela Nystrom
UT Institute of Agriculture, Office of Institutional Advancement
114 Morgan Hall 2621 Morgan Cir.
Knoxville, TN 37996

Angelia M. Nystrom is the Director of Specialty Programs for the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture. Prior to joining the UTIA, she was the Director of Planned Giving for the University of Tennessee Foundation. Before UT, she was an attorney in private practice for nearly 18 years, spending the last 11 years at Baker Donelson in the Nashville and Knoxville offices. She received

Middle TN Delegate
Michael Goode
Stites & Harbison PLLC
401 Commerce St
Nashville, TN 37219

Michael S. Goode has dedicated his legal career to helping businesses and families with their tax, business and estate planning needs. Having previously managed a law firm, he has an insightful perspective regarding the practical needs of business owners. Mr. Goode is licensed and practices in Georgia and Tennessee.

Mr. Goode works closely with advisors, banks and trust companies to

Middle TN Delegate
Paul Hayes
Howard Mobley Hayes & Gontarek, PLLC
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: 

Assisting high-net-worth individuals and families in the areas of estate planning, tax planning, multigenerational gift planning, charitable

Middle TN Delegate
David Parsons
Attorney At Law
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
5587 Murray Ave., Ste 205
Memphis, TN 38119
West TN Delegate
Chris Coats
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
6060 Poplar Ave Ste 440
Memphis, TN 38119