Faculty Profile: Shelton Chambers

Shelton ChambersElliott Davis Decosimo629 Market ST STE 100 Chattanooga, TN 37402-2512 Work Phone: (423) 266-0655Email Address:
Previous Courses Taught (1)
  • The Business of Lawyering: Professional Development for Today’s Attorney [Chattanooga]
Biography

Shelton works primarily in the areas of tax and estate planning serving trusts, tax-exempt and not-for-profit organizations, and she holds significant experience in public accounting and estate planning advisory. Shelton advises clients on sophisticated estate plans, business transition plans and gifting mechanisms available to transition wealth to younger generations, while preserving assets for the use and needs of older generations in a tax-efficient manner. Shelton assists tax-exempt and not-for-profit clients with the preparation of Form 1023: Application for Exempt Status and annual filings for tax-exempt entities. She also regularly advises entities on how to acquire and maintain their tax-exempt status. Shelton is licensed to practice law in the state of Tennessee.

Education, Credentials and Special Training

Certified Public Accountant

Attorney Licensed in Tennessee

Juris Doctor, University of Tennessee

B.S., Accounting, University of Tennessee

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants

Tennessee Bar Association

Chattanooga Bar Association

Civic and Community Activities

Vice President, Estate Planning Council of Chattanooga

Board Member, Chattanooga Tax Practitioners

Board Member, Chattanooga Friends

Women Mentoring Women Committee, Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute