Lee Ann AdamsLee Ann Adams, a member and the Secretary of the Firm, focuses her practice extensively on estate planning and estate administration. During her years of practice with the Firm, her clients have included young couples with new families, small business owners and mature clients facing end-of-life issues. Her estate planning experience includes simple planning as well as the complex planning necessary to address federal and state tax issues, asset protection and business succession planning. Lee Ann also is routinely retained to assist in the administration of estates in Hamilton and neighboring counties in Tennessee.

Lee Ann has served as an adjunct professor for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga College of Business and has made presentations regarding estate and tax planning issues to various groups in the Chattanooga area. Lee Ann and her husband, Tom, currently reside on Signal Mountain with their two sons and are members of Signal Crest United Methodist Church.

Education

  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, B.A., magna cum laude 1994
  • University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1997

Admissions

  • Tennessee

Legal Associations

  • Chattanooga Bar Association
  • Fellow, Chattanooga Bar Foundation
  • Tennessee Bar Association; American Bar Association
  • Chattanooga Tax Practitioners (former Board Member and 2011-2012 President)
  • Estate Planning Council of Chattanooga
  • Southeast Tennessee Lawyers’ Association for Women

Community Activities

  • 2013 Chattanooga Area Food Bank Hullabowloo Committee
  • Trustee, Signal Crest United Methodist Church
  • Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute