Jeffrey S Brown

Jeffrey S Brown

Harris Caddell & Shanks PC
  • Tax Law, Business Law, Estate Planning...
  • Alabama
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Jeff provides extensive expertise to small and large business clients regarding daily operations and tax-saving strategies. His corporate practice also includes business formation and financing issues, contract review and assistance, mergers and acquisitions and employment law matters.

He also skillfully applies his tax knowledge to his estate planning practice area. In addition to drafting documents necessary to implement his client’s estate plans, including wills and trusts, Jeff counsels regarding charitable giving and special needs planning. Similarly, Jeff provides valuable counsel to personal representatives and trustees during the estate administration process.

Jeff has extensive experience in the coordination of real estate transactions, from the simple preparation of a deed or mortgage to the complexity of a large-scale commercial real estate closing. Jeff is an agent for First American Title Insurance Company and enjoys a good working relationship with area real estate agents and financial institutions.

Jeff resides with his wife (Melissa) in Decatur and they have two children. They are members of Central United Methodist Church.

Practice Areas
  • Tax Law
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate Law
  • Probate
  • Elder Law
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Both hourly and flat fees, based on type and complexity of case.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama State Bar Association
United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
United States Tax Court
Professional Experience
Harris Caddell & Shanks PC
- Current
New York University School of Law
LL.M. (1995) | Taxation
University of Alabama School of Law
J.D. (1993)
Honors: magna cum laude
Activities: Member, Bench and Bar, 1993. Student Editor: American Journal of Tax Policy, 1991-1993; Student Editor: Law and Psychology Review, 1992-1993
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
B.S. (1990) | Accounting
Professional Associations
Alabama State Bar # 7931O53J
- Current
Morgan County Bar Association
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Harris Caddell & Shanks PC
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Contact & Map
Harris, Caddell & Shanks, P.C.
214 Johnston St SE
Decatur, AL 35601
Telephone: (256) 340-8042