Joseph B. Walker
Name: Joseph B. Walker
Firm Name: Butler Snow
Jurisdiction: USA - Tennessee
Practice Area: Estate & Trust Law

Telephone: (901) 680-7338
Fax: (901) 680-7201

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Professional Biography:

Joe is an AV-Rated attorney in our Tax and Business Services Groups. With extensive background in estate and trust planning and tax, he was named (1 of 3 Tennessee Lawyers) in J.K. Lasser’s book, Estate Planning for Baby Boomers and Retirees.

Wealth Transfer, Trust and Estate Planning Experience:

  • Representation of taxpayers of high net worth in consideration, creation and implementation of sophisticated Death
    Tax and Gift Tax saving mechanisms, including charitable planning.
  • Representation of individuals to address complicated family and personal matters, including special needs children, special beneficiary relationships, artificial reproduction babies and business exit planning.
  • Representation of individuals with unique assets as to valuations and transfer, from song writers and visual artists, to small business owners and owners of assets in foreign countries.
  • Representation of those in need of asset protection during life with special Tennessee Trusts.

The Estate & Trust Law Practice:

Our attorneys work closely with clients to understand the unique details of each individual’s situation and assist in accomplishing their planning goals and objectives including advising clients on strategies to help protect and preserve their family’s wealth.

Our attorneys also work with fiduciaries to guide them through the probate or administration process and routinely handle all aspects of trust administration. In addition to advising on the probate and administration process, our attorneys also have experience representing fiduciaries in litigated matters.

Butler Snow:

With over 300 attorneys in offices in Atlanta and Macon Georgia; Jackson, Gulfport and Oxford, Mississippi; Memphis and Nashville, Tennessee; New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama; Bethlehem and Ft. Washington, Pennsylvania; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Denver, Colorado; New York, New York; Singapore, Hong Kong, and London, England. Butler Snow is a team of talented legal professionals who share a commitment to serve clients – from Fortune 1000 firms to emerging-technology start-ups. Surveys by respected national consultants consistently rank Butler Snow among the best nationwide in client service – in anticipating needs, in a commitment to help, in providing value, in client satisfaction. With that standard to guide us, Butler Snow has grown from a regional firm to one with national scope.

Butler Snow’s practice areas include the full range of business law and litigation services. Our team approach means we call on resources from across the firm to match legal experience with your needs. As a result, clients benefit from our strategic counsel, efficient execution and innovative solutions to complex challenges.

Our attorneys come from diverse legal, business and governmental backgrounds, bringing real-world experience and practical knowledge to each client they represent. We have represented clients in all 50 states and in the District of Columbia, as well as internationally in more than 20 countries.