Law Office Of Samantha Parris

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Attorney Profile

Areas of Practice

• Wills and Trusts

• Probate and Trust Administration

• Business Law

• Powers of Attorney and Living Wills

• Conservatorships

Articles

• “Where There’s a ‘Simple’ Will, There’s a Way,” DICTA (Knoxville Bar Association, February 2015)

• “Uncommon Solutions – Alternatives to Common Form Probate,” DICTA (Knoxville Bar Association, April 2012)

• “What is Elder Law?” The Knoxville Bar Association and Lawyer Referral & Information Service Community E-newsletter (October 2010)

Speaking

• “Considerations for Collecting the Assets, Preparing the Inventory, and Handling Claims Against the Estate / Being Thorough to Close the Estate Without a Hitch” at Estate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step Is Important CLE

• “Administering the Estate Effectively / Determining if Spouse’s Elective Share is a Reasonable Option” at The Probate Process from Start to Finish CLE

• “Probate Practice for Tennessee Attorneys: From the Basics to Tips and Tricks” at Tennessee Bar Association Court Square Series • Member of the Winning Team of Ethics Bowl Knoxville Bar Association Ethics Bowl VII

• “The Incorporation Process” at Tax Exempt Organizations from Start to Finish

• Multi-Year Presenter on Estate and Probate Law Knoxville Bar Association Law Talk Seminars

• Speaker at numerous lectures to community groups on the topics of estate planning, conservatorships, and estate administration

Professional Memberships

• Society of Financial Service Professionals, President

• East Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women, Historian 2011-2012

• Knoxville Bar Association: Lawyer Referral and Information Service Committee, Secretary/Treasurer of Barristers, and Continuing Legal Education Committee

• Knoxville Estate Planning Council

• Tennessee Bar Association

• American Bar Association

Bar Admissions

• State of Tennessee

• United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee

Education

• Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Accounting Major), University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Summa Cum Laude

• Juris Doctorate, University of Tennessee at Knoxville College of Law