Parsons is a partner in the law firm of Baker, Campbell & Parsons. Born
and raised in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where his father was an engineer at the
atomic energy facilities, David received his A.B. from Duke University and
his J.D. from the University of Chicago. He is also a certified public
accountant in Tennessee.
was an attorney with the estate and gift tax division of the Internal
Revenue Service for seven years, including one year as the managing estate
tax attorney for the Nashville District (encompassing the State of
Tennessee), and later served in the tax department of the accounting firm
of Peat, Marwick & Mitchell before coming to Baker, Campbell &
Parsons in 1983.
practices law primarily in the areas of estate planning; asset protection
planning; tax planning; civil and criminal tax litigation; corporate and
commercial matters; and estates, trusts and wills. He is a frequent speaker
to professional seminars and programs relating to estate planning; asset protection
planning and tax matters. David is licensed to practice law in Tennessee,
the District of Columbia and North Carolina and is a member of the
American, Tennessee, North Carolina, District of Columbia and Nashville Bar
Associations. He is a past president of the Nashville Estate Planning
civic activities have included serving as Treasurer of the Sumner County
Historical Society; Elder and Chairman of the Capital Campaign of the First
Presbyterian Church of Gallatin; Chairman of the Sumner Foundation;
Chairman of the Investment Committee of the Volunteer State College
Foundation; member of the board of Gallatin Downtown Library, Inc.; and
member of the board of the Gallatin Bicentennial Committee.
and his wife, Theresa, reside in Gallatin in a house built in the 1830s
that was formerly owned by David's grandparents. Davidís hobbies are
bicycling, travel and reading.
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