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J. L. Williamson Law Group was founded to provide asset protection, estate planning, and business succession planning strategies. As estate planning lawyers, we are here to help you protect your future, as well as that of your beneficiaries. Our extensive experience in income tax law and business law enables us to provide exceptional counsel and help our clients make the best choices regarding asset protection plans, life insurance, powers of attorney, trusts, and retirement plans.

We offer insightful guidance for business owners and individuals of high net worth which enables them to protect their businesses, earnings, and personal assets; and assure future provision for their beneficiaries.

J.L. Williamson Law Group | Elder Law | Estate Planning | Tax Planning | Small Business Attorney

Jeffrey L. Williamson

Founder

Asset Protection | Elder Law | Taxation

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration
Mercer University, 2000

Juris Doctor
University of Georgia, 2003

Master of Accountancy
University of Georgia, 2005

Jeffrey L. Williamson is the founder of J. L. Williamson Law Group, LLC. The Firm specializes in asset protection, elder law, tax planning, and tax controversy.

Jeffrey is knowledgeable in many areas of federal and state taxation, but he has particular expertise with regard to estate and gift taxation, income taxation of partnerships, and taxation issues unique to tax-exempt entities. He has significant experience with regard to federal tax controversies and is well versed in the audit policies and procedures of the Internal Revenue Service.

Jeffrey’s estate planning practice focuses mainly on helping clients protect their assets from creditor claims and minimizing federal estate tax liability. Through his skill at drafting trusts and other types of sophisticated agreements, Jeffrey is able to help clients maximize their long-term care benefits while also preserving their children’s inheritance.

A frequent lecturer, Jeffrey has presented many seminars on taxation and estate planning issues to various civic groups and investment professionals.

After completing his education, Jeffrey began his career with the Small Business/Self-Employed Division of the Internal Revenue Service and then served as in-house counsel to two mid-sized accounting firms.

Jeffrey is a member of the taxation sections of both the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Georgia. He is also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

Courts of Admission

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United States Tax Court

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United States Court of Federal Claims

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United States Court of Appeals—Eleventh Circuit

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United States Court of Appeals—Federal Circuit

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United States Court of Appeals—D.C. Circuit

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Superior Courts of Georgia

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Supreme Court of the State of Georgia

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United States District Court—Southern District of Georgia

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United States District Court—Middle District of Georgia

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United States District Court—Northern District of Georgia

J.L. Williamson Law Group | Elder Law | Estate Planning | Tax Planning | Small Business Attorney

Marlan J. Eller

 

Associate Attorney

Marlan is an Associate Attorney with our Firm.  Marlan assists the Firm in all aspects of client representation, legal research, and document review. Prior to joining the Firm, Marlan served as a Staff Attorney for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit where he gained unique insight into court processes and legal decision-making. Marlan brings a wealth of knowledge relating to Georgia procedural law and statutory compliance matters. Marlan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Justice Studies from Georgia Southern University, and he obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Savannah Law School, where he served as Senior Articles Editor for the Savannah Law Review academic journal. Marlan is also a certified personal trainer and health coach, former police officer, and a published author.

Education

Bachelor of Science
Georgia Southern University, 2011

Juris Doctor
Savannah Law School, 2019

J.L. Williamson Law Group | Elder Law | Estate Planning | Tax Planning | Small Business Attorney

JEFFREY L. WILLIAMSON

Founder

Asset Protection | Elder Law | Taxation

Jeffrey L. Williamson is the founder of J. L. Williamson Law Group, LLC. The firm specializes in elder law, asset protection & estate planning, tax planning, and tax controversy.

Jeffrey is knowledgeable in many areas of federal and state taxation, but he has particular expertise with regard to estate and gift taxation, income taxation of partnerships, and taxation issues unique to tax-exempt entities. He has significant experience with regard to federal tax controversies and is well versed in the audit policies and procedures of the Internal Revenue Service.

Jeffrey’s estate planning practice focuses mainly on helping clients protect their assets from creditor claims and minimizing federal estate tax liability. Through his skill at drafting trusts and other types of sophisticated agreements, Jeffrey is able to help clients maximize their long-term care benefits while also preserving their children’s inheritance.

A frequent lecturer, Jeffrey has presented many seminars on taxation and estate planning issues to various civic groups and investment professionals.

After completing his education, Jeffrey began his career with the Small Business/Self-Employed Division of the Internal Revenue Service and then served as in-house counsel to two mid-sized accounting firms.

Jeffrey is a member of the taxation sections of both the American Bar Association and the State Bar of Georgia. He is also a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Business Administration
Mercer University, 2000

Juris Doctor
University of Georgia, 2003

Master of Accountancy
University of Georgia, 2005

COURTS OF ADMISSION

United States Tax Court

United States Court of Federal Claims

United States Court of Appeals—Eleventh Circuit

United States Court of Appeals—Federal Circuit

United States Court of Appeals—D.C. Circuit

Superior Courts of Georgia

Court of Appeals of the State of Georgia

Supreme Court of the State of Georgia

United States District Court—Southern District of Georgia

United States District Court—Middle District of Georgia

United States District Court—Northern District of Georgia

Marlan Eller | Associate Attorney | J. L. Williamson Law Group, LLC

Marlan J. Eller

Associate Attorney

Marlan is an Associate Attorney with our Firm. Marlan assists the Firm in all aspects of client representation, legal research, and document review. Prior to joining the Firm, Marlan served as a Staff Attorney for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit where he gained unique insight into court processes and legal decision-making. Marlan brings a wealth of knowledge relating to Georgia procedural law and statutory compliance matters. Marlan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Justice Studies from Georgia Southern University, and he obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Savannah Law School, where he served as Senior Articles Editor for the Savannah Law Review academic journal. Marlan is also a certified personal trainer and health coach, former police officer, and a published author.

J.L. Williamson Law Group | Elder Law | Estate Planning | Tax Planning | Small Business Attorney

SHEILA M. GALBREATH

Office Manager

Sheila serves as Office Manager for J. L. Williamson Law Group. She has been with the Firm since 2014. Sheila coordinates many of the administrative functions of the Firm. In addition, Sheila assists all types of the Firm’s clients but focuses on estate and long-term care planning clients. Sheila is knowledgeable about all types of estate planning documents and transactions and has significant experiences with real estate matters as well. Sheila also assists the Firm with probate court filings. Prior to joining J. L. Williamson Law Group, Sheila worked at many other law firms in a variety of capacities. Sheila is a graduate of St. Vincent’s Academy and attended Armstrong State College and Coastal Georgia Center for Paralegal Studies.

J.L. Williamson Law Group | Elder Law | Estate Planning | Tax Planning | Small Business Attorney

Valoria R. Williams

Legal assistant

Val has been with J. L. Williamson Law Group since September 2015.  Val provides a variety of support services for the Firm.  Her primary focus concerns assisting the tax controversy and tax resolution clients.  Val has years of experience dealing with both federal and state tax issues.  Val also assists with probate court filings and various other aspects of the asset protection and elder law practices of the Firm.  Prior to joining J. L. Williamson Law Group, Val worked for other law firms in a variety of practice areas, including bankruptcy and real estate.  Val is a military veteran and served in the United States Navy as an Ocean Systems Technician.

J.L. Williamson Law Group | Elder Law | Estate Planning | Tax Planning | Small Business Attorney

OUR FOCUS

Our asset protection practice focuses on helping clients protect their assets from creditors and minimizing estate taxes, allowing them to provide financial security for their loved ones. We also specialize in elder law. Using our extensive knowledge of federal and state Medicaid rules, VA pension rules, and our experience in drafting trusts and other agreements, we help clients qualify for Medicaid and VA pension benefits while preserving their family’s future.

You can count on J. L. Williamson Law Group to provide the personal service you deserve.

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