Overview
Credentials

Harris Gilbert is a member of the Firm’s Trusts, Estates & Personal Planning Service Team.  He concentrates his practice in the areas of probate and estate planning, business and real estate law.

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EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Chicago, 1955
  • B.A., Yale University, 1952

ADMISSIONS

Tennessee

HONORS

  • “AV” rated in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Tennessee Bar Association named the Harris A. Gilbert Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year Award in his honor, June 1995

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Assistant District Attorney for Tennessee, 1957-59, where he founded the Uniform Reciprocal Child Support Program for Davidson County.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Fellow of the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel
  • Estate Planning Council of Nashville, President
  • Former Chairman of the Tennessee Bar Foundation
  • Past Board Member of the Nashville Bar Association and Tennessee Bar Association (President 1994-95) and American Bar Association
  • Past member of the Board of Governors, Tennessee Bar Association,1981-1994
  • Nashville School of Law past Board Member & Instructor

CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

Leader in the support of pro bono programs in Tennessee. Mr. Gilbert is recognized as a founder of Legal Services of Middle Tennessee, and its main conference room is co-named in his honor.

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