Keith H. Burroughs

Keith H. Burroughs


Areas of Practice

Business Law:Trust, Estate Planning, Probate, Taxation, Business Organization and Planning, Business Sales and Acquisitions, Business Succession Planning

Litigation:Estate and Trust Litigation

Contact

Phone: (865) 546-0500

Email: KBurroughs@EMLaw.com

Education

University of Tennessee College of Business, B.S. cum laude 1984, Major in Accounting

University of Tennessee College of Business, M.Acc. 1985, Masters of Accountancy with concentration in Taxation

University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D. 1990

Admissions

Tennessee, 1990

United States Tax Court, 2001

United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee 2015

Distinctions

Knoxville Bar Association

  • Secretary (2015)

  • President's Award (2009,2014)

  • Board of Governors (2010-2012)

  • Co-Chair Judicial Committee (2009-2014)

  • Co-Chair of the Law Office Management and Technology Committee (2006-2008)

  • Member of the Professionalism Committee (1999-2005)

  • Vice-Chair (1994-1995) and Co-Chair (1995-1996) of the Continuing Legal Education Committee

  • Tennessee Bar Association

  • Presidentís Award (2005) for Dedicated and Exemplary Service to the Profession

  • Chair of the Tennessee Bar Association Study Committee of a Proposed Supreme Court Rule Governing Alternative Fee Dispute Resolution (2005)

  • American Bar Association

    East Tennessee Foundation

  • Board of Directors (2009-2014)

  • Wesley House Community Center

  • Board Member (2008-2011) (2013-15) Board Chair (2010)

  • East Tennessee Foundation

  • Board Member (2009-2014)

  • American Red Cross

  • Board of Directors, Knoxville Area Chapter (1996-2012)

  • Chapter Chairman(May 2004-2006)

  • Helen Ross McNabb Foundation

  • Board Member (2002-2008)

  • Board Chair (fiscal year 2005-2006)

  • St. Maryís Hospital Foundation

  • Board of Directors (1997-2006)

  • Member of Knoxville Estate Planning Council

    Active Member of Fountain City United Methodist Church

    Leadership Knoxville, Class of 2008

    Shareholder

    Keith Burroughs practices primarily in the following areas:

    • Trust Planning & Administration
    • Estate Planning
    • Probate