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Representative Matters

Estate planning for individuals and families, including advising and preparation of wills, trusts, marital agreements, financial and health care powers of attorney, living wills and special needs trusts.

Represented limited liability company ("LLC") in the negotiation, drafting and closing of the sale of the estate's interest in the LLC to the surviving members.

Developed and coordinated numerous estate plans, including succession planning to facilitate the transfer of the family business to future generations and the creation of LLCs and other entities to protect family ownership, ensure continuity of management and to provide an efficient means of making gifts.

Probate of wills and counsel to executors and trustees in carrying out their fiduciary duties related to administration and settlement of estates and trusts.

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional and Civic Activities

Mr. Overby is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association and the American Bar Association.  He serves as the Secretary of the Board of Governance of the Jefferson Chamber Foundation Academy in Harvey, Louisiana.

News & Events

Presentations

"Pre and Post Sale Planning for You, Your Company and Your Family," M&A Solutions for Privately Held Companies Conference, June 2017. 

"Recent Developments in Estate and Gift Tax Law," Society of Financial Service Professionals Winter Conference, 2013.

"Uncovering the Laws of Intestacy," National Business Institute, 2012.

"Estate Planning Essentials," Louisiana Society of CPAs Spring Conference, 2007.

Practice areas

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • Tennessee

Education

Tulane Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1996

Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Taxation and Certificate in Employee Benefits Law, 2003

Louisiana State University, B.A., 1990

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