J. Scot Kirkpatrick

Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry
(404) 658-5421

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J. Scot Kirkpatrick possesses substantial experience in estate and tax law and heads the Trust and Estates Practice Group of the firm’s Atlanta office. He primarily represents high net worth individuals and their families. Mr. Kirkpatrick handles matters such as wills; planning for incapacity, including powers of attorney and health care declarations; gifting techniques and strategies; life insurance planning; trust planning; generation-skipping planning; charitable giving and charitable entities; succession planning for business owners, including buy-sell agreements; assisting in the family limited partnerships (FLP), limited liability companies (LLC) and closely held businesses; marital property agreements; estate administration and probate; assisting in the preparation and filing of estate, inheritance and gift and generation-skipping tax returns; representation in estate and gift tax audits; and litigation relating to all aspects of trust and estate disputes. From 1984 until 1989, Mr. Kirkpatrick practiced with an Atlanta law firm specializing in income and estate tax planning. In 1989, he joined Chamberlain, Hrdlicka as head of the firm’s Atlanta office trust and estates practice group.

About Us: Chamberlain Hrdlicka is a diversified business law firm with offices in Atlanta, Denver, Houston, Philadelphia and San Antonio. The firm represents both public and private companies, as well as individuals and family-owned businesses across the nation. In addition to tax planning and tax controversy, the firm offers counsel in corporate, securities and finance, employment law and employee benefits, energy law, estate planning and administration, intellectual property, international and immigration law, commercial and business litigation, real estate and construction law.