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Chip Browder

Chip Browder

Browder & Welborn, LLC
  • Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate ...
  • Alabama
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HERBERT E. “Chip” BROWDER, was born in Montgomery, Alabama, on September 11, 1953; Chip was admitted to practice law in the State of Alabama in 1991; and is also admitted before the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta. Education: University of Alabama (B.S. in Accounting, magna cum laude, 1975; M.A. in Accounting, 1977; J.D., 1991); New York University (LL.M. in Taxation, 1992). Estate Planning Faculty Member, Alabama Bar Institute and University of Alabama School of Law, Bridge the Gap Seminars (1998 – 2007); Outstanding Third Year Editorial Board Member Award, 1990-1991; Senior Lead Articles Editor, Alabama Law Review, 1990-1991. Law School Recipient of: Richard S. Manley Local Government Law Award; American Bar Association Section Urban, State and Local Government Law Certificate of Recognition; University of Alabama Federal Tax Clinic Award; Prentice-Hall Federal Tax Award. Chip is a member of the Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, and American Bar Associations (Sections on: Closely-Held Businesses; Probate and Real Property; Taxation; and, Trusts).

Chip has been an annual lecturer for the past number of years on Estates and Trusts at the University of Alabama Law School’s Annual “Bridge the Gap” and “Will Drafting” Seminars for young lawyers in our state and a frequent seminar speaker.

Chip also has an extensive business management background, having managed his family’s hardwood veneer business and timber investments for over ten years, from 1977 through 1987, before returning to law school.

Professional Experience
Browder & Welborn, LLC
Our firm assist clients with asset protection, trust, estate and tax planning as well as probate and elder law matters.
Professional Associations
Alabama State Bar  # 2982R57H
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Free Consultation
    There will be no charge for an initial phone or in-office consultation of up to one hour.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    Depending on the client's particular circumstances, our firm will consider a contingency fee arrangement in some probate matters.
Practice Areas
Elder Law
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Tax Law
Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
Additional Practice Area
  • Asset Protection Trusts
Contact & Map
2315 Ninth Street
Suite 5A
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-2379
Telephone: (205) 349-1910
Fax: (205) 349-1552