Faculty Profile: David Parsons

David ParsonsAttorney At Law
Previous Courses Taught (24)
  • Estate Planning 2020: Practical Will and Trust Drafting
  • Estate Planning & Probate Forum 2021
  • EPP 2019: Income Tax Planning for Estates
  • Estate Planning & Probate Forum 2020
  • Topgolf CLE 2019
  • Estate Planning Advanced: Family Law Issues in Estate Planning
  • Estate Planning & Probate Forum 2019
  • Estate Planning and Probate: Changes in the Legal Profession in our Practice
  • Estate Planning & Probate Forum 2018
  • Estate Planning 2016: Decanting
  • Estate Planning & Probate Forum 2017
  • Estate Planning 2015: Trust Protectors and Trust Decanting
  • Estate Planning & Probate Forum 2016
  • Estate Planning 2014: DOMA and TIST
  • Estate Planning & Probate Forum 2015
  • Estate Planning In Tennessee For Non-Traditional Couples
  • Estate Planning Forum 2014
  • Estate Planning 2013: Planning for Special Assets
  • Estate Planning: Planning for Nontraditional Couples
  • Asset Protection & TN Community Property Trust
  • Estate Planning Forum 2013
  • Estate Planning Forum 2012
  • Estate Planning Forum: Asset Protection & TN Community Property Trust
  • Estate Planning Forum 2011

David Bate Parsons is a solo practitioner in Nashville, Tennessee.  He was previously a partner for over thirty years with the Nashville, Tennessee, law firm of Baker, Campbell & Parsons.
Mr. Parsons specializes in probate and trust matters, including estate and trust administration, wealth preservation, wealth transfer planning, tax planning and litigation, as well as estate and trust litigation.  He received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and his law degree from the University of Chicago Law School.
Mr. Parsons was for seven years with the estate and gift tax division of the Internal Revenue Service.
Mr. Parsons is a past president of the Nashville Estate Planning Council; he is a certified public accountant in Tennessee; he is a frequent speaker to professional seminars and programs relating to estate and trust administration, tax planning, wealth preservation (including asset protection planning) and wealth transfer planning.  He is licensed to practice law in Tennessee, the District of Columbia and North Carolina; and he is admitted before U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and the U.S. Supreme Court.