Chad Whitfield has 23 years of estate-planning experience. He has prepared simple will-based plans, as well as multi-faceted plan designs involving asset protection trusts, and various complex trust and succession arrangements. Having successfully administered hundreds of estate and trust administrations, Mr. Whitfield provides a complete understanding of the overall estate planning process for his clients.


Selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2011
Selected to the Business Journal of Tri-Cities Tennessee/Virginia’s “40 Under Forty,” 2002
Southern Conference for All Academic Team, Academic All-American Nominee


J.D., St. Thomas University, 1996
B.A., East Tennessee State University, 1993


Wealth Counsel, member
Tennessee Bar Association, member
The Florida Bar, member

Tri-Cities Estate Planning Council, former board member
Johnson City Chamber of Commerce, counsel
Johnson City Chamber Foundation, counsel


Tennessee, 1997
Florida, 1996
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 1998
United States Tax Court, 1998


“Asset Protection in Tennessee,” The Business Journal of Tri-Cities Tennessee/Virginia, September 2014
Featured presenter at various estate-planning seminars