6750 Poplar Ave. Suite #200, Memphis, TN 38138
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Gordon B. Olswing

Attorney
  • Profile
  • Credentials
  • Practice Areas
  • Community Involvement

Gordon B. Olswing has been in the private practice of law since 1986. Gordon was employed by a national (e.g. “Big Eight”) and large regional Certified Public Accounting firms where he assisted clients with business, accounting, and tax matters. Gordon’s financial and accounting background has substantially benefitted his clients. Gordon focuses his practice on probate and business matters. He regularly represents persons in Probate, Guardianship, and Conservatorship actions and having been appointed by the Courts to serve as Substitute Judge, Special Master, Trustee, Guardian Ad Litem; Conservator; and Attorney Ad Litem. He also regularly represents persons before state and federal courts in business, commercial, and other civil actions. Gordon is admitted to represent clients in all Tennessee state and local courts, federal district courts, the United States Tax Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Gordon has been admitted pro hac vice to practice before Mississippi state Courts.

In addition to his private practice of law, Gordon is a Tennessee Court Rule 31 Certified Family and General Civil Mediator. He also serves the citizens of Shelby County Tennessee as a Shelby County Deputy Divorce Referee - hearing officer. Gordon served as an Assistant Shelby County Attorney representing Shelby County, Tennessee in real estate and commercial transactions and litigation. Gordon represented Shelby County, Tennessee in the relocation of the NBA franchise the Memphis Grizzlies to Memphis, Tennessee, and matters regarding the construction and financing of the Fed Ex Forum. Gordon taught negotiable instruments as an adjunct professor at the University of Memphis School of law.

Areas of Practice:

  • Probate, Estate and Trust Administration and litigation including but not limited to Conservatorships, Guardianships, litigation of Conservatorships, contested Wills and Trusts and litigation to End Elder Abuse.
  • Preparation of Wills, Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney, Health Care Power of Attorney, and Advanced Care Plans.
  • Business (profit and non -profit) formation and preparation of Business and Real Estate Contracts and other documents.
  • Litigation of Business, Real Estate, Banking, Contracts, Commercial and other Civil Actions.

Education
  • University of Missouri at Columbia B.S.B.A. With Emphasis on Accounting - University 1977
  • Mid-South School of Banking University 1980
  • University of Memphis School of Law Law Review and Moot Court Board - Juris Doctor Memphis, TN 1986
Licenses
  • All Tennessee State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
Community Service
Gordon regularly volunteers for Memphis Area Legal Services, The Community legal Center and other charitable and Non Profit Organizations. He regularly speaks on various areal of law.

What Sets Our Firm Apart?

Reasons to Hire Us
  • Problem Solvers

    We take the time to properly evaluate your goals and your situation. We strategize and look at creative solutions to resolve your legal situation in order to achieve the best possible outcome. We aim to achieve optimal results for you within the bounds of our ethics and the law. We are problem solvers.

  • Great Communicators

    We like people and we like communicating with people. We will not avoid communicating with you or opposing counsel. We will provide guidance and communication throughout your entire case to make sure you are informed. Many times, our lawyers and our entire staff will know your name and your situation. We work closely with each other in the office and share ideas, theories and we discuss the law and changes in the law on a regular basis. We will communicate with you about the possible outcomes in your situation so that you can make an informed decision.

  • Diversity

    We are a diverse group of lawyers who work hard, but who are also very family oriented. We believe this is what helps us to better understand the impact your legal decisions will make on your life. We each strive to achieve a healthy work/life balance as this makes us better lawyers.

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