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Mitchell Williams Attorneys Trav Baxter and Ashley Gill Presented at the Arkansas Bar Association's Best of Continuing Legal Education Annual Meeting

Presented on Estate Planning and the New Tax Law

June 28, 2019

LITTLE ROCK, AR. – Attorneys Trav Baxter and Ashley Gill presented today at the Arkansas Bar Association’s Best of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Annual Meeting. Their presentation titled, “Estate Planning & the New Tax Law,” discussed issues of importance including transfer taxes, income tax, and general estate and trust non-tax considerations.

Baxter focuses his practice on business tax planning, trust and estates, and agriculture law. He provides counsel to individuals and business entities in the areas of estate planning, tax advice, administration of trusts and estates, formation and operation of business entities and succession planning. With a family background in agriculture, Baxter assists agriculture clients in various matters including property management, formation and operation of agriculture business entities, tax advice, trusts, and multi-generational estate planning. He is a fellow in The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and is recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© in trusts and estates and Chambers USA in corporate/commercial tax in Arkansas.

Gill focuses her practice primarily on estate planning and administration, taxation, commercial transactions and corporate law. She graduated from the University of Florida with an LL.M. in Taxation in 2013 where she served on the Board of Student Editors for the Florida Tax Review. In 2012, she received a Juris Doctor with high honors from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law where she served as a Notes and Comments Editor for the UALR Law Review and was awarded the Brunson Award for her distinguished service on the Law Review.

About the Arkansas Bar Association

The Arkansas Bar Association advances the Administration of Justice. It fosters and maintains on the part of attorney's high ideals of integrity, learning, competence and public service, and high standards of conduct. The Arkansas Bar Association encourages the legal profession and its individual members to perform more effectively and efficiently their responsibilities in the public interest. It conducts a program of continuing legal education for attorneys and provides a forum for the discussion of subjects pertaining to the practice of law. It also improves the judicial and legal process, and advances law and order.

About Mitchell Williams

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service corporate law firm that provides strategic, comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit