PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Angelia Nystrom
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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 offices.  She received her law degree from Mercer University and was a visiting scholar at the University of Tennessee. She recently received an LLM in Estate Planning and Elder Law from Western New England University in Massachusetts. Her experience includes charitable gift planning, estate planning, estate and trust administration, real property transactions, conservatorships and guardianships, general corporate matters, probate litigation and use tax litigation. She is a frequent lecturer on estate planning, probate and elder care issues.

Ms. Nystrom is actively involved in the Tennessee Bar Association. In addition to serving the Estate Planning and Probate Section, she is currently serving as Chair of the Public Education Sub-Committee for the Senior Law Handbook and serves on the CLE Committee. Angelia is a member of the Knoxville Bar Association and is a frequent contributor to DICTA, which is the Knoxville Bar’s monthly publication. She is on the Board of the Knoxville Estate Planning Council and is the Treasurer of the Smoky Mountain Planned Giving Council. Additionally, she is involved in a number of other organizations, including the United Way of Greater Knoxville, Junior League Community Circle, the American Heart Association and Go Red for Women and is Past President of the Carson-Newman University’s Alumni Association.

Ms. Nystrom is also a “Swim Mom” and serves as President of the University Swim Club in Knoxville.


Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: MERCER
Year Licensed: 1993
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 1993
Section Membership(s): Leadership Law Alumni, Elder Law Section, Estate Planning and Probate Section, CLE Committee, Public Education Committee, YLD Fellows, Leadership Law Class of 2007, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Business Law, Elder Law, Franchise Law, Probate & Trust Law, Real Estate Law, Trust, Estate Planning & Probate