I concentrate my practice in the areas of estate planning and post-death administration, as well as asset protection planning and charitable planned giving. I counsel clients with respect to a wide range of issues relating to wills and trusts, estate planning, probate, trust administration, asset protection, charitable giving, business succession and taxes.
I am a member of WealthCounsel, LLC, a national provider of estate planning education and document drafting systems, and also a member of e.Planners Educational Alliance, a non-profit educational organization founded by prominent estate, trust, tax and business attorneys from around the United States. It provides state of the art educational opportunities and resources for its members while furthering the collegiality of the profession.
I have presented nationally to professional audiences for e.Planners Educational Alliance, WealthCounsel, LLC, the University of Mississippi’s Mid-South Conference on Estate Planning, the Esperti Peterson Institute for Advanced Estate Planning Strategies, the Teton Institute, the Planned Giving Council of Greater Memphis and the Mid-South Forum of Estate Planners.
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Larry is committed to excellence for all of his clients. I find him to be an attorney that clients can trust and rely upon. He provides high quality work that is personalized to each clients' needs. He truly cares about his clients. Larry is creative and finds innovative ways to help clients. He is respected by clients and other attorneys across the country. Think quality, competence, and first-class attentive service. I highly recommend Larry for any estate planning matters.
Robert Ross Estate planning Attorney
I have had the good fortune of knowing Larry through a national study group of estate planning lawyers. He is knowledgeable, professional and experienced and he takes great care with each of his clients. I wholeheartedly endorse Larry Bray as an estates and trust attorney.
Richard Foley, Jr. Estate planning Attorney
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|KY||Authorized to practice law||2011||09/09/2016|
|WY||Authorized to practice law||2004||08/28/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2015 Continuing Legal Education Award||Kentucky Bar Association||2015|
|Partner||Wiseman Bray, PLLC||2004 - Present|
|Partner||Smith Bray & Associates PC||1997 - 2004|
|Tax Accountant||Watkins Watkins & Keenan CPAs||1995 - 1997|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Kentucky Bar Association||Member, Probate & Trust Law Section||2011 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||Member, Trusts and Estates Law Section||2010 - Present|
|WealthCounsel||Member||2004 - Present|
|Wyoming State Bar Association||Member, Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Section||2004 - Present|
|e.Planners Educational Alliance||Member||2000 - Present|
|Memphis Estate Planning Council||Member||1998 - Present|
|Planned Giving Council of Greater Memphis||Member, former officer||1998 - Present|
|Memphis Bar Association||Member, Wills/Probate Section||1997 - Present|
|Tennessee Bar Association||Member||1997 - Present|
|Asset Protection for Physician||At the time of planning, the new estate plan eliminated the death taxes that would have been due at the death of the physician and his spouse, a savings of more than $1,500,000.|
|Estate Planning for Small Business Owner||The new estate plan provided an orderly business succession plan. At the time of planning, the new estate plan eliminated the death taxes that would have been due at the death of the business owner and his spouse, a savings of more than $1,200,000.|
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|Mid-South Farmer Magazine||Protecting the Family Farm||2005|
|University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law||Taxation||Law||1995|
|University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law||Accounting||BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration, Cum Laude||1992|
|WealthCounsel||Special Needs Trusts||2005|
|Teton Institute||Estate Planning||2003|
|University of Mississippi's Mid-South Conference on Estate Planning||Asset Protection||2002|
|Esperti Peterson Institute for Advanced Estate Planning Strategies||Advanced Estate Planning Strategies||2002|