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J. Thompson Turner

Associate

Education

Vanderbilt University - BA, English - 2006

Emory University - JD - 2010

Loyola Law School - LLM, Taxation - 2011

Bar Admissions

California

Georgia (pending)

Profile

Thompson’s practice focuses on all aspects of sophisticated estate and wealth transfer planning as well as estate and trust administration. His experience includes creating and implementing straightforward and complex estate plans, advising clients on wealth transfer tax issues, creating and advising private foundations, business succession planning for closely-held businesses, insurance planning and post-death administration of estates and trusts. 

 While in law school at Emory University, Thompson was a student of Jeffrey Pennell, one of the leading estate planning academics in the nation, and a law clerk for the former Chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law.  Thompson received his Master of Laws in Taxation from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, and then started his career in private practice working with one of the preeminent international estate planning firms in their Los Angeles office.

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