Jeffrey M. Zitron

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Hendrick, Rascoe, Zitron & Long, LLC
 | The Forum, Suite 925, 3290 Northside Pkwy NW
Atlanta, GA 30327
Phone: 770-559-5580
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2013, 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (50%),
  • Business/Corporate (30%),
  • Tax: Consumer (20%),
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (0%),
  • Closely Held Business (0%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (0%)
Attorney Profile

Jeffrey Zitron is a founding attorney of Hendrick, Rascoe, Zitron & Long, LLC, in Atlanta, Georgia. A graduate of the Wharton School of Business and Emory University School of Law, Mr. Zitron has practiced law in the greater Atlanta area for more than 30 years. He draws on this experience to assist closely held businesses, business owners and affluent families in a variety of legal areas.

Mr. Zitron's practice focuses on estate planning for high net worth individuals, business owners and families. He provides comprehensive estate planning services to strategize effective legal solutions for intragenerational wealth preservation, business succession planning, gift and generation-skipping tax controversies, and asset protection. Mr. Zitron represents fiduciaries in connection with the estate and trust administration. He also advises individual clients in connection with prenuptial agreements.

Among his many professional accomplishments, Mr. Zitron is AV Preeminent peer review rated*, the highest attainable rating, through Martindale-Hubbell. He is a multi-year recipient of the Georgia Trend magazine's "Legal Elite" award.

Mr. Zitron was the founding director of the Estate Planning and Probate Section of the Atlanta Bar Association. His professional memberships include the Fiduciary Law Section of State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Estate Planning Council and the Lawyers Club of Atlanta. Mr. Zitron has been featured as a guest lecturer at Emory University, the Georgia Bar Association, the Georgia Society of CPAs and the National Business Institute, among others.

Mr. Zitron actively volunteers in the community to increase access to legal services. For example, he recently organized estate planning clinics for the Sandy Springs and Dunwoody, GA police departments.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories -- legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate Planning & Probate (50%): Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Business/Corporate (30%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Business Organizations

Tax (20%): Tax Law

Mergers & Acquisitions (0%)

Closely Held Business (0%)

Estate & Trust Litigation (0%)

Focus Areas

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Business/Corporate: Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Business Organizations

Tax: Tax Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2013, 2015 - 2017

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About Jeffrey Zitron

Admitted 1986, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.wealthcounsel.com/member/?id=70a1b6cd-12d2-41eb-8...

Honors and Awards:

  • Five Star Professional provides localized, independent client satisfaction research on the performance of service professionals. Five Star Professional conducts research with consumers, and industry peers and leaders, to identify service professionals who score highest in overall satisfaction. Award candidates also undergo a thorough regulatory review.  , Atlanta Five Star Financial Service Professionals - Estate Planning Attorney 2014 & 2015, Atlanta Magazine, 2015
  • Georgia's Legal Elite - 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 adn 2015 - Taxes, Trusts & Estates.  The Lawyers' Lawyers - Georgia Trend presents a roster of the state's Legal Elite - attorneys selected by their peers in 11 different practice areas.   Jeff has been selected 5 times for this honor., Georgia Trend
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating, Highest Rating Given

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Atlanta Bar Association, Chair, Estate Planning and Probate Section, 1999
  • Member, Fiduciary Section of the Georgia Bar, 1986 - present
  • Member, Lawyers Club of Atlanta, 1986 - present
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia, 1986 - present
  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association, 1986 - present
  • Member, Atlanta Estate Planning Council, 2003 - present
  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Founder, Estate Planning & Probate section of the Atlanta Bar Association
  • Former President, Estate Planning & Probate section of the Atlanta Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Provided Wills, Financial Powers of Attorney and Advance Healthcare Directive for officers of the Sandy Springs Police Department.
  • Volunteer with the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
  • Complimentary will and estate planning clinics for Sandy Springs, GA and Dunwoody, GA Police Departments
  • Will Clinic for Operation Desert Storm military personnel connected with Dobbins Air Force Base
  • Member, The Lawyers Club of Atlanta

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Exemption Under Section 522: New Amendments to Section 522. Effect of States Opt-Out of Federal Exemptions on Debtor's Lien Avoidance Rights, Bankruptcy Developments Journal, Volume 2, November, 1985
  • Use, Sale or Lease of Property: New Criteria for Disposition of Property Under Section 363, Bankruptcy Development Journal, Volume 2, November 1, 1985

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Outstanding Young People of Atlanta, 1997

Educational Background:

  • Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia, J.D., 1986
  • B.A. - University of Pennsylvania, School of Arts & Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, 1983
  • B.S.E. - Wharton School of Business, Philadelphia, PA, 1983
  • Christian Brothers High School, Memphis, TN, 1979
Office Location for Jeffrey M. Zitron

The Forum, Suite 925
3290 Northside Pkwy NW
Atlanta, GA 30327

Phone: 770-559-5580

 

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Last Updated: 9/12/2016

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