Nancy L. Choate practices exclusively in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Trust and Probate Administration, Asset Protection, Business Planning, and Special Needs Planning. She employs a personalized approach to providing legal advice, and she strives to provide a comfortable environment for her clients. Each client is different and requires her to be good listeners, as well as creative, to determine the best plan for them. Nancy focuses on understanding the objectives of each client and serves as a guide to them as they navigate financial, healthcare and estate planning. Our team of professionals look forward to serving you.
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Nancy obtained her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1987. She is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, (Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Probate sections), National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), Academy of Special Needs Planners (ASNP) and the Madison County Bar Association. Nancy has received a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV Preeminent from her fellow lawyers. She is also a Master of the American Inn of Court, Jackson, Tennessee chapter, a legal mentoring organization dedicated to achieving higher levels of excellence and furthering the practice of law with dignity and integrity. Nancy is a frequent speaker on the subject of Estate Planning and Probate and Elder Law to senior adults and other select groups as well as business and financial professionals.
Nancy makes her clients feel comfortable by offering a personal analysis of their individual situation and goals. She is able to create documents to meet the personal needs of the client in a timely manner. Clients often express appreciation in Mrs. Choate’s ability to explain legal terms in “plain English” and to offer legal advice on complicated issues in a clear understandable manner. They also value the common central location of her office.
Nancy and her family reside in Jackson where she is active in the community. Her community involvement includes:
• Past President of the Jackson Exchange Club and 2009 Exchangite of the Year
• Past member of the Central Board of The Carl Perkins Child Abuse Prevention Center.
Nancy and her husband of thirty-eight years, Curtis, are active members of Englewood Baptist Church in Jackson, Tennessee. Curtis, a recently retired teacher, now serves as office manager for the law firm. They have two children, Anna, a graduate of Union University who now lives in Louisville, Kentucky, and Will, a graduate of Union University and currently a law student at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee. Curtis and Nancy enjoy traveling with their children and supporting the performing arts.
Please enjoy a recent article about Nancy from the Jackson Sun by clicking here.
Congratulations to Nancy on being named one of the 20 most influential women in West Tennessee at the 2018 Sterling Awards.