PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
JoAnne Searles
The Andersen Firm
862 Med Tech Parkway, Suite 200
Johnson City, TN 37604
Work Phone: (423)434-0091
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Joleen Searles is the managing attorney in The Andersen Firm’s Tennessee Office. Joleen received her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and her J.D. from Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. Ms. Searles then went on to earn an LL.M. (Advanced Law Degree) in Taxation from the University of Miami in Coral Gables. Joleen is a member of The Tennessee Bar Association, The New York Bar Association, The Florida Bar Association and The American Bar Association. She focuses her practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Estate Settlement, Probate and Asset Protection. Joleen frequently lectures on these topics, and others, during education presentations for Financial Advisors, CPAs, Insurance Brokers and other financial professionals as part of The Andersen Firm’s Financial Advisor Continuing Education Program. Along with partners William E. Andersen, Jim Collins and Julie Ann Garber, Joleen authored The Pocket Guide to Trusts & Estates: Understanding Estate Planning, Estate Settlement, Estate Litigation, Asset Protection, and Elder Law. Joleen has lived in Texas, North Carolina, California, Japan, Alabama, Virginia, New York, Germany but has decided to make her home in Tennessee. In her free time, Joleen enjoys going to the Theater and the Opera, traveling, watching and playing sports, wakeboarding, skiing and boating. Attorney Searles is licensed in Florida, New York and Tennessee.

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Hofstra University; University of Miami
Year Licensed: 2006
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 2006
Other Licenses: FL, NY
Section Membership(s): Young Lawyers Division, Business Law Section, Corporate Counsel Section, Elder Law Section, Litigation Section, Estate Planning and Probate Section, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Business Law, Corporate Counsel, Elder Law, Probate & Trust Law, Trust, Estate Planning & Probate, Taxation - Corp. & Business, Taxation - Personal, Unemployed