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Crow Estate Planning and Probate

Clarksville, TN

Crow Estate Planning & Probate, PLC is a reputable and fast-growing estate planning law firm with offices in Nashville, TN, Clarksville, TN, and Hopkinsville, KY. Our mission is to provide our clients with exceptional legal services in the areas of estate planning, probate, conservatorships, and business planning. We currently have 16 employees, including 4 attorneys and a CPA on staff. 

We have a significant amount of real estate work and are currently seeking to hire a full-time attorney dedicated to this practice. This attorney would be responsible for handling real estate cases as they come in and and develop a strong, competitive practice in the Clarksville area. 

Core Values
  • We treat one another as we would want to be treated ourselves. 
  • We prioritize continuous learning, understanding that it is an essential element of success in the ever-evolving legal landscape as well as personal development. 
  • We highly value open debate, acknowledging that all perspectives are instrumental in forging the best path forward. 
  • Our workplace is characterized by an atmosphere of camaraderie and laughter, which fuels a harmonious and productive work environment. 
  • We maintain that ego should never overshadow the importance of teamwork and the shared objective of serving our clients. 
  • Character and integrity are fundamental components of a successful law practice. 
Our Clientele

Our typical client is 50 years old or older, primarily female, a grandparent, on the conservative side, and has retired or is about to retire. They rightfully expect a high level of client service, personal attention, and superior expertise. Our goal is to provide an excellent customer experience for the client and build our relationship with them to better understand their goals and the legacy they seek to protect. 

The Right Fit for This Position

To excel as a Real Estate Attorney within our firm, the ideal candidate should demonstrate a robust set of skills and experiences, which include: 

Extensive Experience: 

  • Minimum of five years of focused practice in real estate law, with experience handling a variety of real estate transactions. 

Real Estate Transactions: 

  • Expertise in conducting thorough title searches to identify any potential issues that could affect transactions. 
  • Proven ability to oversee the entire process of residential and commercial real estate closings, ensuring all legal, financial, and regulatory requirements are met. 
  • Competence in managing real estate financing arrangements, including negotiating terms and handling the documentation required for mortgage agreements and other financing instruments. 

Legal Compliance and Complex Disputes: 

  • Thorough understanding of regulatory compliance issues related to real estate, including federal and state laws that govern transactions and property ownership. 
  • Skilled in navigating landlord/tenant laws, including lease negotiations, evictions, and tenant rights. 
  • Proficiency in zoning laws and regulations, which includes representing clients in hearings and ensuring compliance with local planning standards. 

Real Estate Development: 

  • Understanding the legal requirements for property development, including land acquisition, construction contracts, development agreements, and the permitting process. 
  • Familiarity with environmental regulations and the impact of environmental assessments on property development. 

Commercial Leasing: 

  • Extensive knowledge of drafting, negotiating, and interpreting commercial leases. 
  • Experience with issues specific to retail, office, and industrial spaces, such as tenant improvements, subletting, and leasehold financing. 

Real Estate Litigation: 

  • Ability to represent clients in disputes related to property rights, boundary issues, easements, and contract disagreements. 
  • Experience with foreclosure processes, including both judicial and non-judicial foreclosures, and defending against or prosecuting breach of contract claims. 
  • Experience with quiet title actions to confirm ownership, resolve title disputes, and clear defects. 

Land Use and Planning: 

  • Expertise in land use planning and negotiations with local government bodies regarding zoning variances, rezoning applications, and special use permits. 
  • Knowledge of historical preservation laws and their impact on property modifications and usage. 

Condominium and Homeowners Association (HOA) Law: 

  • Experience in condominium and planned community development and governance. 
  • Ability to handle legal issues related to HOA disputes, governance, and compliance with state laws and regulations. 

Tax Law Understanding: 

  • Basic understanding of tax law implications on real estate transfers to provide clients with strategic advice on minimizing tax liabilities during transactions. 
  • Knowledgeable in handling 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, allowing clients to defer capital gains taxes on property swaps. 

Interpersonal and Communication Skills: 

  • Outgoing and engaging personality, capable of building strong, trusting relationships with clients. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, essential for explaining complex legal issues in an accessible manner to clients and in negotiations. 
  • Commitment to client service, with a focus on providing tailored, empathetic advice and support. 

Leadership and Development: 

  • We are committed to building our real estate practice around this individual, looking for a leader who is not only skilled in law but also in business development and client relations. This role will be pivotal in shaping the direction and growth of our real estate legal services, providing an excellent opportunity for personal and professional development. 
  • Candidates who are motivated, detail-oriented, and ready to contribute to a collaborative and supportive team environment will find this role rewarding and aligned with their professional goals. If you possess these qualities and are looking for a position where your expertise can make a real impact, we invite you to apply. 
Compensation

We offer competitive salaries and desire candidates that are looking for long term employment and the ability to grow with the firm. 

  • Salaried position with compensation based upon experience level 
  • Vacation is gained on an accrual basis 
  • 5 paid sick days/personal days 
  • Paid holidays 
  • Health insurance 
  • Short term disability 
  • Long term disability 
  • Life insurance 
  • We offer vision, dental, and critical illness insurance, but we do not offer compensation for those currently 
  • Retirement plan with 3% matching by employer after one year of employment 
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    Hear From Our Clients

    Marshall P

    Mr Crow and his staff are amazing! Especially the person assigned to my account, so a special thank you to Callie! Callie answered all of my questions and set expectations during a very confusing time in my life. Mr Crow and his team worked diligently with my specific situation and were very results driven. I would recommend Crow Estate Planning and Probate to anyone looking for an estate or probate attorney.

    Benny H

    Today my wife and I completed (at Crow Estate Planning and Probate) our Will, Living Will, Power of Attorney for Finance and Medical. As a Tennessee CPA for over 20 years (now retired), I’d like to leave this review so that others may benefit. Our experience rating with with Crow Estate Planning and Probate is EXCELLENT. Our legal team was Kyle Shannon, Callie and Julia. This team was competent, courteous, and professional. They made a potentially complex experience “easy” despite multiple minor trusts involved. The charge for professional services rendered was very reasonable. My wife (Denise) and I would like to thank Kyle and his team (Callie and Julia) for a great experience that exceeded our expectations. I will return for legal needs and I will refer family and others to Kyle, Callie and Julia.

    Vic H

    I’m very grateful to Mr. Shannon and Callie for the great job they did taking care of my muniment of title. Everyone in Mr. Shannon’s office was exceedingly kind and helpful.

    Lisa M

    They are caring, very helpful and not too expensive. I would recommend them to anyone that wants to plan for their future death and their children.

    Ken A

    Crow Estate Planning was caring, professional and took great care of our family. John personally prepared my mother’s estate and completed her final wishes. Their staff was always friendly and eager to assist. Our family strongly recommends John and Crow Estate Planning

    Amanda H

    Mr. Crow and his staff were very knowledgeable, prompt and pleasant to work with in the estate planning process. Very satisfied clients and highly recommend!

    Nick D

    Working with Kyle Shannon and Brittney Stewart to setup our Living Trust was nothing short than amazing! Very informative, very responsive, and made the whole process easy to complete.

    Todd K

    It was an absolute pleasure to work with Kyle establishing my Estate planning needs. Kyle was very thorough and knowledgeable. Kyle’s understanding and professionalism made for a simple and smooth process. Highly recommended!

    George D

    Be far the best estate planning firm in Clarksville.

    Marc M

    Warmly greeted. Attorney was very attentive to our needs. Reasonable fees.

    Our Locations

    Clarksville

    512 Madison St Suite A, Clarksville, TN 37040, USA

    931-218-7800
    Nashville

    1503 16th Ave S,
    Nashville, TN 37212, USA

    615-558-8002
    Hopkinsville

    203 E 9th St,
    Hopkinsville, KY, 42240 USA

    270-569-0006