Cynthia J. Tobin

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Professional Experience

Cynthia J. Tobin is a member of the Firm's Trusts, Estates & Personal Planning Service Team.  She concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, trust and probate administration, elder law issues, fiduciary litigation, special needs planning, federal estate and state inheritance tax issues, fiduciary income tax and gift tax planning and preparation.

Representative Matters

Ms. Tobin represents both families and individuals, young and mature alike, to meet their estate planning needs, including Wills, Tennessee Community Property Trusts, Living Trusts, Insurance Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Educational Trusts, Asset Protection Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney, Healthcare Directives and Premarital Agreements.  Ms. Tobin advises and assists surviving spouses and children with the probate of a deceased spouse's estate and planning for the beneficiary's future needs.  Ms. Tobin prepares the income tax returns which must be filed by the decedent's estate and the probate or trust estate and assists with the income tax planning to match income and expense deductions for maximum deductibility on fiduciary income tax returns.  Ms. Tobin, whose own father is over 90 years of age, is well-acquainted with the needs and concerns of elderly parents.  As such, she is personally qualified to assist children in planning for their elderly parent's future needs.

Private law practice in Memphis, Tennessee

Partner with the former law firm of Williams, McDaniel, P.C. (1996-2012)

Associate with the former law firm - Waring Cox (1993-1996)


1993 - J.D., University of Memphis

1984 - B.S., University of Minnesota Moorhead

Certified as a specialist in Estate Planning by the the Estate Law Specialist Board Inc.

Accredited Estate Planner with the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils


FIVE STAR Wealth Manager, Memphis Magazine 2008 - present

Mid-South Women in Business Award - Professional Woman's Category (1998)

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Professional Activities

Memphis and Shelby County Bar Associations

Tennessee Bar Association

Memphis Estate Planning Council

National Association of Estate Planners and Councils