As a co-chair of Sirote's Private Clients, Trusts and Estates Practice Group, Elizabeth's practice includes planning for the management and distribution of clients' estates to accomplish their goals and to minimize estate taxes using sophisticated estate planning tools and techniques. She also counsels business owners regarding succession planning. In probate administration, she assists in the orderly distribution of estate assets and planning for estate and income tax issues. In addition, Elizabeth works with clients to accomplish effective charitable giving and establish both public and private tax-exempt, charitable entities.
LL.M. in Taxation, New York University, 1989; J.D., Samford University's Cumberland School of Law, 1981; BA, Judson College, 1977; Former State Chair, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC); Past President, Birmingham Estate Planning Council; Past President, Alabama Planned Giving Council; Best Lawyers® Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year" for Estate Planning in Birmingham (2015, 2020); The Best Lawyers in America© Trusts and Estates (2003-2020); Alabama Association of Fundraising Professionals Outstanding Professional Adviser Award for 2016; Mid-South Super Lawyers.
Author and Presenter, "Charitable Giving: Recent Developments, Opportunities and Pitfalls," Georgia Federal Tax Conference, June 2019.
Former National President, Judson College Alumnae Association