James C. Gooch



(615) 742-6247


  • New York University School of Law - LL.M., 1968
  • Vanderbilt Law School - L.L.B., 1967

    Order of the Coif

  • Vanderbilt University - B.A., 1965

  • Tennessee, 1967

Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2022

James Gooch is vastly experienced in this area and is described as "the dean of the estate planners in our community" by a local wealth adviser. Gooch's practice includes designing business succession plans as well as guiding clients with the administering of their estates. A local wealth specialist comments: "I really like his work style, he is very comforting, the way he approaches and directs a meeting is excellent." His client skills are also praised by an interviewee: "James is excellent in explaining complicated trust and estate matters in a language that clients can understand."