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Dana Brumfield Perry

Dana Brumfield Perry

also known as Dana B. Perry, Dana Perry

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About me

--Estate planning attorney assisting high net worth individuals and families.


--Elder law attorney assisting seniors and their families with a wide variety of legal issues.


--Work with families with special needs children, including government benefits planning and special needs trusts, including (d)(4)(A) trusts.


When I'm not working, I enjoy music, cooking and travel.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Estate Planning: 60%
  2. Elder Law: 40%

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Contact info

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.

Liberty Tower, Suite 1700
605 Chestnut Street
Chattanooga, TN, 37450

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 199301/14/2016
TNActive198801/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Elder Law and Trusts and EstatesBest Lawyers in America2014
Chattanooga Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers in America2014
Elder Law and Trusts and EstatesBest Lawyers in America2013
FellowChattanooga Bar Foundation2013
Top 50 Women Mid-South Super LawyersMid-South Super Lawyers2012
Estate Planning & ProbateMid-South Super Lawyers2012
Elder Law and Trusts and EstatesThe Best Lawyers in America2012
Top 50 Women Mid-South Super LawyersMid-South Super Lawyers2011
Estate Planning and ProbateMid-South Super Lawyers2011
Elder Law and Trusts and EstatesThe Best Lawyers in America2011
Estate Planning and ProbateMid-South Super Lawyers2010
Elder Law and Trusts and EstatesThe Best Lawyers in America2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
FellowTennessee Bar Foundation2010
Elder Law and Trusts and EstatesThe Best Lawyers in America2009
Elder Law and Trusts and EstatesThe Best Lawyers in America2008
Elder Law and Trusts and EstatesThe Best Lawyers in America2007
Estate Planning and ProbateMid-South Super Lawyers2006
Leadership ChattanoogaChattanooga Chamber Foundation1997
Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA)National Elder Law Foundation1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderChambliss, Bahner & Stophel, PC2014 - Present
President and Managing ShareholderChambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.2009 - 2014
ShareholderChambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.1995 - 2009
AssociateChambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.1988 - 1994
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
MeritasBoard of Directors2014 - Present
Chattanooga Area Chamber of CommerceBoard of Directors2014 - Present
Urban League of Greater ChattanoogaBoard of Directors, Chair2014 - Present
River City CompanyBoard of Directors2011 - Present
WTCIBoard of DirectorsN/A
Rotary Club of ChattanoogaMemberN/A
Tennessee Bar AssociationPast Chair, Elder Law SectionN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMemberN/A
Chattanooga Tax PractitionersMemberN/A
Chattanooga Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Academy of Special Needs PlannersMemberN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Business Trend MagazineDelivering Excellent Customer Service as Your Business Grows2014
Seniors for Living.comThe Value of Hiring an Elder Law Attorney2012
Estate Planning magazineLook Both Ways Where Estate Planning and Elder Law Intersect2012
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vanderbilt University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of the SouthHistoryB.A, cum laude1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Senior Group MeetingTop 10 Reasons for Elder Law Planning in Your Life Walk2014
Estate Planning Seminar|Brown Bag SeriesDoes the Thought of Estate Planning Overwhelm You?2014
Elder Law SeminarTop 10 Reasons for Elder Law Planning in Your Life Walk2014
Southeast Regional Tennessee Society of Healthcare Social Workers Spring Ethics ConferenceGood Practice as the Best Defense2013
Senior Care SeminarEthics Among Social Workers and Attorneys2013
Orange Grove Parent MeetingSpecial Needs Planning2013
Gonser Gerber Institute Webinar2013 Individual Tax Laws and Philanthropy: What Your Development Office Needs to Know2013
Executive Women International, Chattanooga Chapter, Spring ConferenceThe Pros and Cons of Breaking the Glass Ceiling2013
Estate Planning SeminarSimplifying Your Estate Plan and Changing the Unchangeable: Ways to Streamline your Will and Modify Irrevocable Trusts2013
Estate Planning SeminarChanging the Unchangeable2013
Estate Planning SeminarShelter from the Storm: Planning for the End of Life2013
Chattanooga Tax Practitioners MeetingElder Law 101: Navigating the Long-Term Care Maze2013
VA Benefits SeminarVA Benefits for LTC2012
VA Benefits SeminarVA Benefits for the Long Term Care of Veterans2012
Estate Planning SeminarThe Year of the Gift: What's So Special About 20122012
CWLI MeetingPlanning for Life: 10 Essential Questions2012
Webcast 3/30/11Elder Law 1042011
Webcast 3/30/11Elder Law 1032011
Girls Preparatory SchoolPlanning for Life: 10 Essential Questions2011
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel Estate Planning SeminarDeath & Taxes2011
The Trousdale SchoolPlanning for a Child with Special Needs2010
Tennessee Bar Association: WebinarElder Law 101: Navigating the Long-Term Care Maze2010
Jewish Foundation of Greater Chattanooga ConferenceElder Law 101: Navigating the Long-Term Care Maze2010
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee MeetingElder Law 101 & 102: Navigating the Long-Term Care Maze2010
Alzheimer's Association: 2010 Fall Caregiver ConferenceElder Law Road Map: Navigating the Long-Term Care Maze2010