Adams and Reese/Lange Simpson attorneys, Robert T. Gardner and John F. Lyle III are on the faculty of the Alabama Bar Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ABICLE) Estate Planning Seminar.
is the afternoon presider and Lyle will give an update of cases of family limited partnerships.
...Robert T. Gardner
works with individuals seeking tax, trust and estate counseling; closely held and family-owned businesses; and institutional and individual fiduciaries.His
range of services include estate planning, trusts and estates, probate, estate administration, trust and estate litigation, business succession planning, business organizations, tax controversies, taxation and corporate law.
Gardner helps individuals plan for the orderly disposition and protection of their estates, while minimizing taxes.He
represents individuals and fiduciaries in trust, estate and tax conflicts and in litigation.He
counsels fiduciaries on the proper administration of trusts and estates and on the resolution of conflicts.He
also works with small businesses to plan the appropriate entity structure for minimizing potential liabilities and taxes, and he
counsels business owners about ownership, management and disposition/succession agreements between themselves and their business partners and investors.
Gardner's clients benefit from his
considerable legal knowledge, experience and client service skills.He holds advanced degrees in taxation and estate planning, but more importantly, he takes the time to listen to his clients.
This attention to detail, backed by his
strong knowledge of trust and estate laws, enables him to find unique and innovative solutions for those he
serves.The result is a good personal relationship with many of his
clients.Gardner earned his Juris Doctorate from Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, 1992, where he was honored with the "George M. Stewart Award" and was articles editor of the American Journal of Trial Advocacy.He received his Masters of Law degree in Taxation from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1996, and his Masters of Law degree in Estate Planning from the University of Miami School of Law in 1993.