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  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    34 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Tax: 50%
    34 years, 300 cases


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  • Frank A. DeVincent

    I have had the pleasure of working with Walt on advanced tax planning cases, for the past 3 years.Walt is an excellent tax attorney, who also has a great sense of humor. I recommend him, without any hesitation.


    Frank DeVincent Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael L. McCafferty

    I've known of Walt for some time but recently had the opportunity to work with his office at an estate planning conference. He and his staff were impressive in the depth of their knowledge and concern for clients. I recommend Walt for your estate and tax planning needs.


    Michael McCafferty Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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T. Walton Dallas, PA

213 Katherine Drive
Flowood, MS, 39232


MSAuthorized to practice law198308/30/2012
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Honor RollMississippi Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors2010
Mr. CallawayCallaway High School1977
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerT. Walton Dallas, PA2006 - 2012
Managing PartnerBarnes, Broom, Dallas and McLeod1994 - 2006
PartnerCroswait Terney1990 - 1994
AttorneyDossett Goode Barnes & Broom1987 - 1990
AccountantTouche Ross & Co.1984 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
Mississippi State University Insurance Department Advisory BoardMember2009 - Present
Rankin County Bar AssociationAttorney2006 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysAttorney2006 - Present
InKnowvision InstituteMember2003 - Present
Mississippi Tax InstituteMember2002 - Present
MSU Estate Planning CounselMember2000 - Present
Hinds County Bar AssociationAttorney1987 - Present
Estate Planning CounselVice President2012 - 2013
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Lady Forest Farms vs. State of MississippiTaxpayer won at the Supreme Court
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Publication nameTitleDate
Metro Business ChronicleEstate Tax Options2012
Estate Planning 123 BlogEstate Planning 123 Blog2012
www.estateplanning123.comEstate Planning 1232011
Metro Business ChronicleEstate Tax Mess2010
Reversible Trusts 2008Reversible Trusts2008
Metro Business ChronicleBonus Depreciation in the Go Zone2006
Delta Business JournalEstate Planning1998
Mississippi Hospitality and Restaurant Association MagazineEstate Planning1997
Delta Business JournalPayroll Tax Credits1996
Delta Business JournalRetirement Planning1996
Metro Business ChronicleTo Be or Not To Be1985
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLLM in TaxationOther - Masters1984
University of Mississippi School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1983
Mississippi State UniversityAccountingOther - Bachelors1981
Mississippi State UniversityInsuranceInsurance1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Monthly MeetingEstate Tax Status2011
FGGIPAT the 3 Headed Dragon2011
NBIEstate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step is Important, July 24, 20092009
National Business InstituteEstate Administration Procedures: Why Each Step is Important2009
CE ExtravaganzaEstate Planning2009
SpeechEstate Planning2008
FSGIPAT the 3 Headed Dragon2008
CE ExtravaganzaEstate Planning2008
Fall InKnowVision InstituteCharitable Income Limited Partnerships2007
Estate Planning at Southern Farm BureauEstate Planning at Southern Farm Bureau2007
Annual ConventionAsset Protection and Family Limited Partnerships2007
Annual CEBasic and Advanced Estate Planning on Wills, Trusts2007
MSU Insurance DayEstate Planning2006
Annual CEMississippi Association of InAdvanced Estate Planning on Wills, Trusts2006
Asset Protection Techniques in MississippiAsset Protection Techniques in Mississippi2005
Mississippi Probate: Beyond the BasicsMississippi Probate: Beyond the Basics2004
Family Limited Partnerships in MississippiFamily Limited Partnerships in Mississippi2003
Annual Charitable Giving Conference at University of Southern MississippiCharitable Giving and Wealthmanagement2003
Trust and Asset Protection Alternatives in MississippiTrust and Asset Protection Alternatives in Mississippi2002
The Complete Trust WorkshopThe Complete Trust Workshop2002
Family Limited PartnershipsEstate Planning, Family Limited Partnerships2002
John Hancock, Mississippi DivisionDefined Benefits Plans under 412 (i) and the 2001 Tax Act, July 16, 20012001
Jackson Tax Institute Monthly MeetingDeferred Compensation;2001
Integrating Retirement Plans into the Estate Planning Process in MississippiIntegrating Retirement Plans into the Estate Planning Process in Mississippi2001
2000 annual meeting of Paleveda and Rome, PLLC in Miami, FloridaDeferred Compensation2000
Financial Planning Association of Mississippi’s Annual SymposiumFamily Limited Partnerships1999
Mississippi State BarEthics1998
Mississippi Chapter of the Certified Public AccountantsIRA Distributions1998
Mississippi State BarDeferred Compensation1997
Special EventEstate Planning1988
5 Week SeriesRevocable Trusts1987