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James Thomas Traughber

James Thomas Traughber

also known as Jamie Traughber

Practice areas:

Elder Law, Estate Planning

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About Me

I am an elder law and estate planning attorney advising clients on tax, business, Special Needs, Medicaid and VA matters affecting their estates and families.


With my significant experience handling complex, long-term-care/Medicaid planning matters, elder law matters, and guardianship/conservator ship matters, I have advised and guided numerous clients through the long term care planning maze.


I also speak frequently at various seminars on estate planning, special needs planning and long-term care planning, including the University of Louisville Business School sponsored Louis A. Grief Tax Institute, and I recently co-authored an article which was published in Kentucky Bench and Bar titled “Death Taxes: Confusion Reigns” November 2010.


I am a member of the Louisville, Kentucky and American Bar Associations, and admitted to practice law in Kentucky.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Elder Law: 70%
    8 years
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
    8 years

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Contact Info

12910 Shelbyville Road
Suite 124
Louisville, KY, 40243



KYAuthorized to practice law200704/26/2013

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyHargrove Madden LLP2011 - Present
AttorneyStoll Keenon Ogden PLLC2007 - 2011


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Kentucky Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Louisville Bar Association, Probate and Estate SectionN/A2005 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Kentucky Bench & Bar JournalDeath Taxes: Confusion Reigns2010


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of LouisvilleLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of KentuckyHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2003

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Top Estate Planning TechniquesQualified Personal Residence Trusts2010
Top Estate Planning TechniquesSpecial Needs Trusts2010
Top Estate Planning TechniquesBusiness Entities in Estate Planning2010
Drafting Effective Wills and TrustsTax Considerations in Estate Planning2008
Drafting Effective Wills and TrustsUsing Living Trusts and Powers of Attoney2008