Rob Hazard Section Leader



Rob Hazard is an attorney and certified public accountant whose practice is dedicated to estate planning, probate, business and corporate law, and commercial transactions.

Rob holds Accredited Estate Planner and Estate Planning Law Specialist designations with the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils, and is recognized as an Estate Planning Specialist by the Tennessee Board of Certification and Specialization.

Rob offers families and individuals comprehensive estate planning solutions that are tailored to their particular needs and goals.  He assists clients with all aspects of estate and trust planning, including the creation of wills, trusts, financial and medical durable powers of attorney, as well as the administration of trust and probate estates.

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In addition to his estate planning practice, Rob also has considerable experience advising business entities of all types and sizes on general business matters including entity formation and structure, business ownership conflict, mergers and acquisitions, capital funding, debt financing, real estate acquisition, and general contractual drafting and negotiation.

Prior to practicing law, Rob worked as a CPA with Ernst & Young, LLP in New York where he provided advisory services to business organizations.  He also worked as a law clerk for the Internal Revenue Service’s Small Business/Self-Employed Division in Saint Louis.

A native of Tullahoma, Rob resides with his family in Brentwood, Tennessee.  Away from the office, when not spending time with his wife, four children and Wheaten Terrier, Rob enjoys listening to live music and attempting to perfect his very imperfect golf swing.

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Professional & Community Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Nashville Bar Association
  • National Association of Estate Planners & Councils
  • Tennessee Society of CPAs
  • Estate Planning Council of Middle Tennessee
  • Belmont University – Adjunct Professor, Estate Planning
  • Nashville Emerging Leaders
  • Leadership Brentwood
  • Cheekwood Legacy Council
  • Brentwood United Methodist Church

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Trusts and Estates
  • Named a Mid-South Rising Star in Estates & Probate by Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine