Kim Martin is an associate attorney at Nadler Biernath LLC. Her practice focuses on trusts and estates issues, with a specialization in estate planning for families with a special needs family member. Her areas of expertise also include estate, gift, and generation-skipping tax planning, charitable planning, and formation of 501(c)(3) organizations. Kim has a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature from the University of Virginia (1990). She earned her law degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1999). She was admitted to the practice of law in Georgia in 1999. As the mother of two beautiful children, one of whom has autism, Kim brings to her practice an appreciation for the unique challenges and joys of parenting a special needs child.
Before joining Nadler Biernath, Kim was an associate at Lefkoff, Duncan, Grimes, McSwain and Hass, P.C., and an associate in the Estate Planning and Administration group at the Atlanta office of Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams and Martin (now Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams and Aughtry). She has also worked in the State and Local Tax Division of KPMG, LLP.
Kim is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, the Academy of Special Needs Planners, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), including the Georgia Chapter of NAELA, and the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers.She currently serves on the Editorial Board of The Mortmain, a publication of the Estate Planning and Probate Section of the Atlanta Bar Association. Kim served two terms as an elected member of the Policy Council for Easter Seals and was named Easter Seals Parent of the Year in 2009. Kim is on the Parent Advisory Counsel for FOCUS + Fragile Kids.
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