ALEXANDER M. TAYLOR was a tax lawyer with the Chief Counsel’s Office for the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, D.C., from 1970 to 1974. His law practice concentrates on estate planning, probate, general tax issues, and elder law. Alex is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Law School (J.D. 1970) and George Washington University (L.L.M. in Taxation, 1974). Alex is a member of Knoxville Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Associations (member of estate planning and elder law sections), the National Association of Estate Planning Attorneys (Board Member), the Knoxville Estate Planning Council (Past President) and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Alex is an Estate Planning Law Specialist certified by the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils. He is also authorized to represent veterans and their families before the United States Veterans Administration.