Estate Planning and Probate Section

Once a part of the TBA Tax section, the Estate Planning and Probate section was created after it was determined that there was a need for a separate and distinct section. It now provides an annual CLE Forum and provides information through newsletters.

UT Institute of Agriculture,...
114 Morgan Hall 2621 Morgan Cir.
Knoxville, TN 37996
Immediate Past Chair
Hodges, Doughty & Carson, PLLC
617 W. Main St.
Knoxville, TN 37902

News About Section Members

Matthew Buyer recently moved to Pinnacle Financial Partners to open the Memphis Trust Department. In addition, he will continue to serve as an adjunct in the MBA program at Webster University in Millington. He also recently completed 32 years of reserve duty with the Army National Guard.

Jeff Carson of Franklin has been named vice chair of the TBA Estate Planning and Probate Section. He will assume the chairmanship for the 2016-2017 bar year.

Jennifer Exum has recently been named Of Counsel for Chambliss Law in Chattanooga.

Angelia Nystrom of Knoxville has been named Director of Specialty Programs for the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture.

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LAET Partners with Attorney to Offer Free Estate Planning

Attorney David Coates, of the Law Offices of David Coates, has partnered with Habitat for Humanity and Legal Aid of East Tennessee to offer free estate planning this Saturday to every Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area homeowner in the Chattanooga area. “Now that these families are homeowners, it is such a blessing to see them able to meet with a lawyer to help protect their homes,” Cheryl Marsh, Director of Family Services, said. The clinic, along with a free legal clinic, will be held in the Chattanooga Housing Authority’s multipurpose room located at 801 N. Holtzclaw Ave.

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