Areas of Practice
Tanner Pittman has practiced law serving both individuals and large organizational and municipal clients in the areas of estate planning, real estate, creditors’ rights, and litigation. Presently, his practice concentrates on complex estate planning, probate, and commercial and real estate litigation.
Memberships and Offices
Tanner is a member of the Georgia State Bar and is admitted to practice before the Georgia Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals, the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, and all superior and lower Georgia courts. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar Fiduciary Law Section, the Board of Directors of the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra, the LaGrange Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Trustees of YoungKo for Charity, and Covenant Presbyterian Church. He recently served as President of the Wellington Subdivision Property Owners’ Association and is a Vice-President of the LaGrange Lions Club.
Tanner was Executive Editor for the nationally distributed Journal of Intellectual Property Law in 2005 and 2006. He was the recipient of the Hughes Spalding full-tuition scholarship to attend law school at the University of Georgia, where he graduated with honors. Tanner placed among the top 16 finalists of some 200 participants in the 2004 Russell Moot Court Competition at the University of Georgia School of Law.
Education and Background
Tanner graduated with honors from the University of Georgia School of Law, a top-tier institution, recently ranked 12th in the nation among public law schools by U.S. News and World Report. His coursework concentrated on business law and included such subjects as corporations, corporate taxation, closely held organizations, and business negotiations.
Prior to law school, Tanner worked in management at Athens First Bank & Trust Co. in Georgia. He received an undergraduate degree magna cum laude in German and International Trade from Clemson University. During college, Tanner studied abroad in Trier, Germany and Lyon, France and worked at Credit Suisse Banking in Basel, Switzerland. He is fluent in German and Romanian and conversant in French. He is the proud husband of Julia Pittman, Ph.D., and a father of three.