Harris, Caddell & Shanks, P.C.
Jeffrey S. Brown
Jeffrey S. Brown

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Phone: 256-340-8042
Fax: 256-340-8039
E-Mail: [email protected]
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Miranda Wallace
(256) 340-8021
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Jeffrey Brown's areas of practice include taxation, corporate and business law, business transactions, estate and business planning, probate, real estate, special needs planning, elder law and trust law.

As a tax attorney, Mr. Brown provides extensive expertise to small and large business clients regarding daily operations and tax-saving strategies. His corporate practice also includes business formation and financing issues, contract review and assistance, mergers and acquisitions and employment law matters. He also skillfully applies his tax knowledge to his estate planning practice area. In addition to drafting documents necessary to implement his client’s estate plans, Jeff counsels regarding charitable giving, trusts and special needs planning. Similarly, Jeff provides valuable counsel to personal representatives and trustees during the estate administration process.

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1993
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama


  • New York University, LL.M., in Taxation, 1995
  • University of Alabama School of Law, magna cum laude, 1993
    • Editor, The American Journal of Tax Policy
    • Editor, Law & Psychology Review
    • Bench & Bar Legal Honor Society
  • University of Alabama, B.S., Accounting, 1990

Professional Associations

  • Alabama Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Section on Taxation
  • Morgan County Bar Association

Civic Activities and Other Experiences

  • Westminster Presbyterian Church, Elder (Session Member 2010-2012)
  • Decatur City Schools Foundation (Board Member 2010-2012)
  • Decatur Jaycees (President 1998-1999)
  • Christmas in April, Morgan County (President, 1996-1998)
  • Decatur – Morgan County Chamber of Commerce, (Board Member, 1998)
  • Rotary Club of Decatur
  • Board of Directors, Pointe Mallard Estates Community Owners Association
  • Leadership Decatur - Morgan County
  • Cub Scout Pack 260, Cubmaster, 2007-10
  • Arrowhead District Friends of Scouting, Chairman, 2009
  • Boy Scout Troop 260, Committee Chairman, 2011
  • Decatur Dixie Youth Baseball Coach
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