Russell Cook

Russell Cook

Founder
Location:
Brentwood, Tennessee
Phone:
615-200-9117
Fax:
615-370-5938
Email:

Russ is the first attorney to be recognized as an estate planning specialist by the Tennessee Board of Certification and Specialization and holds the Accredited Estate Planner and Estate Planning Law Specialist designations with the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils.

He received his B.A. degree from the State University of New York at Albany in 1984 and his J.D. degree from the Washington College of Law at American University, Washington, D.C. He also attended the University of Copenhagen in Denmark enrolled in their International Business Studies Program. Russ is a member of the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils, the Middle Tennessee Estate Planning Council, and the Tennessee Bar Association.

Russ conducts various seminars for clients, financial consultants, and attorneys. He has been accepted by the CFP Board as a Continuing Education Sponsor and provides seminars eligible for Continuing Education credits for Certified Financial Planners. See Our Seminars for current offerings.

He is also recognized by the Tennessee Bar Association as a Continuing Legal Education Speaker. He is the former co-host on the Retirement Report television show on Channel 5 and has appeared on 99.7 WWTN, 1510 WLAC and 107.9 WMSR radio.

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Corporate
  • Probate

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Estate Planning Specialist, Tennessee Board of Certification and Specialization

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1991
  • Maryland, 1988

Education

  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D.
  • State University of New York, Albany, New York
    • B.A. - 1984
  • University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    • Honors: International Business Studies Program

Classes/Seminars

  • Basic Estate Planning Seminar
  • TN Asset Protection Seminar
  • Continuing Legal Education Speaker
  • Retirement Report

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized by the Tennessee Bar Association as a Continuing Legal Education Speaker

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Association of Estate Planners and Councils, Member
  • Middle Tennessee Estate Planning Council, Member
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member, 1997 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Bottorff, Kavin, and Cook, Partner, 1992 - 2007
  • Holton and Walker, Associate, 1990 - 1992
  • Conroy, Fitzgerald, Ballman, Dameron, Associate, 1987 - 1990