Senior Trusts & Estates Attorney
Jonathan Thomaston focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning and estate and trust administration. He counsels clients in the administration of trusts and estates and the drafting of various estate planning documents, including wills, powers of attorney, and revocable and irrevocable trusts. He works closely with individuals and their families to create and carry out personalized estate plans to ensure the efficient transfer of wealth between generations.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Jonathan was a Vice President and Trust Officer and the Manager of Estate Administration at Cumberland Trust and Investment Company, where he administered high net worth estates involving issues related to the governance, reformation, and dissolution of closely-held businesses, settlement of litigation, and liquidation and division of assets. He also served as Chief Judicial Law Clerk for the Circuit and Chancery Courts of the Twenty-First Judicial District of Tennessee, where he researched and briefed cases and drafted memorandum orders regarding dispositive motions in probate, criminal, and civil cases.
Estate Planning Council of Middle Tennessee
Nashville Bar Association
Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law — Special Editor, Member