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Jennifer Kent Exum

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D:423.757.0297
F:423.508.1297

Jennifer Kent Exum is a member of the firm’s Estate Planning and Probate Administration section. She has practiced law for nearly a decade, primarily in the areas of estate administration, estate planning, conservatorships, tax, estate-related litigation and general civil litigation.

Jennifer has represented in excess of 100 estates at one time – more than any other attorney in Hamilton County – through her past work with the Public Administrator. She is able to effectively administer estates of varying complexity, from simple estates to the winding down of a decedent’s business interests. Her focus on estate administration and litigation informs every aspect of her practice, as she sees firsthand the tremendous impact effective estate planning can have on a family and the devastating consequences which can come from a lack of planning. Jennifer works with clients to create legacies and provide for future generations. Her goal is to provide the best experience possible for clients, in terms of results and cost-effectiveness.

Representative matters:

  • Complex estates involving winding down of decedents’ businesses, including trucking, retail and professional practice, and related litigation
     
  • Insolvent estates involving judgment creditors, liens, State and Federal tax issues
     
  • Intestate estates with few heirs, unknown heirs, or as many as 60+ heirs-at-law, international real property and limited liquid assets

If you are unable to reach Jennifer, please contact one of her colleagues:

Shareholder
423.757.0224
Shareholder
423.757.0228
Associate
423.757.0294
Paralegal
423.321.0408
(Estate Planning & Estate Administration)
Elder Care Paralegal
423.321.0357
(Elder Law)
Paralegal
423.321.0418
(Estate Administration)
Paralegal
423.321.0318
(Estate Planning)

Assistant

Lindsay Cast
D: 423.321.0407

Education

J.D., The University of Tennessee College of Law, 2006
B.A., English, Northwestern University, 1997

Admissions

Tennessee, 2006
Federal District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2008
U.S Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2008