Jeffrey L. Carson is Senior Vice President with Diversified Trust in the firm’s Nashville, Tennessee office. Jeff utilizes his extensive legal and fiduciary background and experience to achieve the strategic objectives of the ultra-high net worth individuals, families and foundations he serves as clients. Jeff is responsible for working to deepen existing relationships through estate and financial planning.
In addition to his professional work, Jeff is actively involved with numerous community and professional organizations, including The Westhaven Foundation, the Estate Planning Council of Middle Tennessee, the Williamson County Bar Association, The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County and the Board of the Planning Giving Council of Middle Tennessee. He was recently appointed to serve a five-year term as a Commissioner on the Historic Zoning Commission for the City of Franklin, Tennessee. Jeff is a Member of the District 6 Investigation Committee of the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners. He also serves on the Executive Council of the Estate Planning and Probate Section of the Tennessee Bar Association, for which he served as Chair in 2016-2017. Jeff is admitted to practice in Tennessee, Mississippi and before the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Tax Court. In the recent past, he has served with the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning of Miami-Dade, the Planned Giving Advisory Board for Miami Children’s Hospital, The Hearing and Speech Center of Florida, Inc., Special Olympics of Miami-Dade, the Miami-Dade Sports Commission and as legal counsel in a pro bono capacity with the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, a service of the Arts and Business Council of Greater Nashville.