Roger A. Kirschenbaum

Of Counsel

Phone: 404.261.0500

Phone Extension: 236

Email: Contact Roger Kirschenbaum

Roger Kirschenbaum obtained his undergraduate degree (B.A., 1978) from Brown University and has practiced law in Atlanta since 1981, following his graduation from the Emory University School of Law. In 1985 he received a Master of Laws in Taxation degree from Emory. He is a member of both the Georgia and New York Bar. Roger is a member of the Atlanta Estate Planning Council, is currently Chair of the Estate Planning and Probate Section of the Atlanta Bar Association, and serves on the Emory University Gift Planning Advisory Council. Roger has been a public arbitrator for the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. Roger has previously been a registered contract advisor with the National Basketball Players Association and NFL Players Association. His clients are mainly high net worth individuals and closely-held business owners for whom he plans and prepares documents to achieve both fundamental and complex estate related goals.

Roger was counsel to a client for a significant donation of an art collection to the High Museum of Art.  Roger has expertise in probate matters relating to wrongful death negligence cases and has presented “The Role of the Personal Injury and Probate Attorney in Negligent Death Cases” with Laurie Speed-Dalton for the Atlanta Bar Association in November 2011 and December 2013.

His primary areas of practice include estate planning, probate and estate administration, general corporate and business law, and related tax planning matters.






Practice Areas

Practice Areas

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  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Sports Law
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  • Trusts & Estates
  • Other Areas of Practice

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