Donna J. Jackson

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Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Oklahoma City, OK

Donna J. Jackson & Associates, PLLC
 | 10404 Vineyard Blvd, Ste E
Oklahoma City, OK 73120
Phone: 405-840-1874
Fax: 405-840-1880
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (60%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (30%),
  • Tax: Consumer (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    The founder of Donna J. Jackson & Associates, PLLC, Donna J. Jackson focuses her practice on estate planning and other aspects of elder law. Based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, she provides representation to clients throughout the state, and she holds a Master of Law degree in elder law from the Stetson University College of Law in Florida. She has been admitted to practice in Oklahoma since 1988, and she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma as well as before the United States Tax Court.

    Ms. Jackson is well-versed in the preparation and review of wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, financial and health care powers of attorney, and advance medical directives. She tailors each plan in accordance with the needs and objectives of the particular client, and she guides heirs and beneficiaries of people who have passed away through what can often be a confusing and lengthy probate process. Ms. Jackson’s experience has also encompassed special needs trusts and guardianships, and she provides advice and counsel to her elderly clients and their family members on such issues as Medicaid planning and the available long-term care alternatives, including nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Held in the highest regard by her fellow attorneys, she has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 peer review rating through Avvo.

    Ms. Jackson possesses both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in accounting from Oklahoma State University, and she is a certified public accountant. She received her Juris Doctor from the Oklahoma City University School of Law in 1988. Ms. Jackson has served on the board of The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is a member of several other professional organizations.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 60%Elder Law
    • 30%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 10%Tax: Consumer
    Focus Areas

    Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Tax Law

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    Super Lawyers: 2020

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    About Donna Jackson

    Admitted: 1988, Oklahoma

    Professional Webpage: https://www.okcestatelawyer.com/About/Donna-J-Jackson.shtml

    Honors/Awards:

    • Five Star Wealth Managers, Estate Planning, Oklahoma Magazine, 2011 - 2015
    • Partnership Tax, AmJur, 1987
    • Earl Sneed Award, Oklahoma Bar Association, 2013
    • Wills and Estates, AmJur Award, 1986
    • Elder Law, Lawyers of Distinction, 2017
    • For contribution to continuing legal education, Earl Sneed Award, Oklahoma Bar Association, 2013

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Public Accountant 

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Oklahoma Society of CPAs, Member
    • Oklahoma Bar Association, Member
    • American Bar Association
    • Chair of Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Section of Oklahoma Bar Association, 2015
    • Chair of the Oklahoma Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Committee, 2015
    • Chair of Tax Steering Committee of National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2014
    • Board of National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2016
    • Continuing legal education in probate, estate planning, and elder law for Oklahoma Bar Association, NBI, NAELA, and Lorman
    • Chair of Tax Steering Committee of National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2013

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Chair of the SHINE Foundation, 2016

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Oklahoma Bar Association, Speaker
    • Strafford, Speaker
    • National Business Institute (NBI), Speaker

    Educational Background:

    • M.S. in Accounting from Oklahoma State University, 1983
    • LLM in Elder Law from Stetson College of Law, Gulfport, Florida, 2010
    • B.S. in Accounting from Oklahoma State University, 1977
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    Office Location for Donna J. Jackson

    10404 Vineyard Blvd
    Ste E
    Oklahoma City, OK 73120

    Phone: 405-840-1874

    Fax: 405-840-1880

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