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Donald B. DeLoach

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Caldwell, Carlson, Elliott & DeLoach, LLP
Two Ravinia Drive, Suite 1600
Atlanta, GA 30346
Phone: 404-920-8837
Fax: 404-843-2737
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2022
Licensed in Georgia Since: 1981
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Business/Corporate, Tax: Business
Attorney Profile

A partner at Caldwell, Carlson, Elliott & DeLoach, LLP, since joining the firm’s predecessor in July 2013, Donald B. DeLoach focuses his practice primarily on estate planning and administration. Based in Atlanta, he represents people and businesses throughout Georgia, the state where he was born and raised.

Mr. DeLoach majored in journalism at the University of Georgia and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1974. He subsequently returned to the Athens campus for his legal studies at the University of Georgia School of Law, and after spending one year there, he transferred to Emory University School of Law in Atlanta. In 1981, Mr. DeLoach was awarded his Juris Doctor with distinction and inducted into the Order of the Coif. Admitted to practice in Georgia since 1981, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 3rd, 5th, 6th, and 11th Circuits.

In his estate planning practice, Mr. DeLoach prepares and reviews wills, a variety of living and irrevocable trusts, advance medical directives, and financial powers of attorney, all with the goals of preserving and protecting the particular client’s assets and reflecting the client’s needs and objectives. He also has extensive experience in estate and trust administration, providing representation to executors, trustees, and court-appointed fiduciaries. Mr. DeLoach’s practice has also encompassed business formation and tax planning. His professional memberships include the Atlanta Estate Planning Council and the Fiduciary Law and Taxation sections of the State Bar of Georgia.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Tax: Business
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Contracts, Business Organizations, Tax Law


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2022

About Donald B. DeLoach

First Admitted: 1981, Georgia

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Educational Background

  • University of Georgia, Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, 1974


  • Georgia “Super Lawyer”, 2012-2020
  • Emory University School of Law, American Jurisprudence Award in Trust and Estates, graduated with distinction, Member of Order of the Coif
  • University of Georgia School of Law, American Jurisprudence Award in Civil Procedure

Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States Courts of Appeal in the Third, Fifth, Sixth, and Eleventh Circuits
  • United States Claims Court
  • United States Tax Court
  • Fiduciary Law and Taxation Sections of the State Bar of Georgia, Member
  • United States District Court
  • Georgia trial and appellate courts
  • Atlanta Estate Planning Council
  • Member, Atlanta Estate Planning Council
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Office Location for Donald B. DeLoach

Two Ravinia Drive
Suite 1600
Atlanta, GA 30346

Phone: 404-920-8837

Fax: 404-843-2737

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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