Barry K. Jones has joined the Jackson, MS office of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs as a partner.
Mr. Jones concentrates his practice in the areas of state and federal taxation including individual, non-profit and business tax planning, estate and gift tax planning, compliance and tax controversy; business law including general corporate, contracts, business entity formation, liquidation, merger, reorganization, acquisition and securities law exemptions; employee benefits including qualified plans, non-qualified deferred compensation, stock option plans and welfare benefit plans; estate planning; estate administration; asset protection planning; and elder law.
He is a former partner at the law firm of Wise Carter Child & Caraway in Jackson, MS and earlier in his career he was as senior tax consultant at the accounting firm of Ernst & Whinney in Chattanooga, TN. He is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi and holds a JD and LLM in taxation from Emory University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Jones’ work has earned him a listing in Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Elder Law, Tax Law and Trusts and Estates and in Mid-South Super Lawyers in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law and Business and Corporate Law.