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Terry L. Turnipseed

Terry L. Turnipseed

Of Counsel
Biography
Terry brings a distinguished career in trust and estate planning to his work with high-net-worth clients in developing and implementing sophisticated estate planning techniques including GRATs, CLATs, CRUTs, FLLCs, Conservation Easements, QPRTs, Dynasty Trusts, Domestic Asset Protection Trusts, Buy-Sell Agreements, ILITs, International Estate Planning, Asset Protection including Offshore Trusts, Business Succession Planning, and IDGTs. He has particular expertise in complex domestic and international estate planning, including substantial asset protection experience.

Terry is Professor of Law at the Syracuse University College of Law whose areas of instruction include estate planning, estate and gift taxation, wills and trusts, and property. A trained nuclear engineer, he formerly served as advisor to the United States Department of Energy and the Nuclear Energy Institute.

Memberships
  • American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel (pending)
  • American Association of Law Schools - Donative Transfers Section American Bar Association - Probate and Property Section
  • District of Columbia Bar Association - Estates, Trusts & Probate Law Section
  • Series 66 (SEC Investment Certification)
Honors & Awards
  • National Science Foundation Fellow
Presentations
  • One Hundred Percent of Marriages End: Elective Share (And Community Property) Planning for Modem Love and Migrating Couples, Heckerling Institute, March 30, 2022
  • Surviving Spouse's Rights in Decedents' Estates, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, MidAtlantic Meeting, September 23, 2018
  • Long-Distance Externship Immersion Programs, Externships 7 Conference, Denver, CO, February 28, 2014
  • The Death of Wills? - The Rise of Nonprobate Transfers, Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference, Palm Beach, FL, August 4, 2013
Publications
  • ”Community, Home and Identity,” co-editor with Professor Michael Diamond, Georgetown University Law Center, part of a book series sponsored by the Association for Law, Property & Society, Inc., 2012
Credentials

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., LL.M. in Taxation)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.S., Nuclear Engineering)
  • Mississippi State University (B.S. Nuclear Engineering, Harry S Truman Memorial Scholar)

ADMISSIONS

  • Nebraska
  • New York
  • District of Columbia

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., LL.M. in Taxation)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.S., Nuclear Engineering)
  • Mississippi State University (B.S. Nuclear Engineering, Harry S Truman Memorial Scholar)

Admissions

  • Nebraska
  • New York
  • District of Columbia