Cynthia J. Tobin is a member of the Firm's Trusts, Estates & Personal Planning Service Team. She concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, trust and probate administration, elder law issues, fiduciary litigation, special needs planning, federal estate and state inheritance tax issues, fiduciary income tax and gift tax planning and preparation.
Ms. Tobin represents both families and individuals, young and mature alike, to meet their estate planning needs, including Wills, Tennessee Community Property Trusts, Living Trusts, Insurance Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Educational Trusts, Asset Protection Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney, Healthcare Directives and Premarital Agreements. Ms. Tobin advises and assists surviving spouses and children with the probate of a deceased spouse's estate and planning for the beneficiary's future needs. Ms. Tobin prepares the income tax returns which must be filed by the decedent's estate and the probate or trust estate and assists with the income tax planning to match income and expense deductions for maximum deductibility on fiduciary income tax returns. Ms. Tobin, whose own father is over 90 years of age, is well-acquainted with the needs and concerns of elderly parents. As such, she is personally qualified to assist children in planning for their elderly parent's future needs.
Private law practice in Memphis, Tennessee
Partner with the former law firm of Williams, McDaniel, P.C. (1996-2012)
Associate with the former law firm - Waring Cox (1993-1996)
1993 - J.D., University of Memphis
1984 - B.S., University of Minnesota Moorhead
Certified as a specialist in Estate Planning by the the Estate Law Specialist Board Inc.
Accredited Estate Planner with the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils
Memphis and Shelby County Bar Associations
Tennessee Bar Association
Memphis Estate Planning Council
National Association of Estate Planners and Councils
FIVE STAR Wealth Manager, Memphis Magazine 2008 - present
Mid-South Women in Business Award - Professional Woman's Category (1998)