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Chris Behrndt

114 Fairplay St.
Rutledge, GA 30663
(404) 260-1901

951 Harmony Rd., Suite 102
Eatonton, GA 31024
(404) 260-1901

Chris Behrndt is an estate planning attorney and partner at Thomas Walters, PLLC. Chris is currently licensed in Georgia, Florida, Alabama, and Washington State.

Chris has helped clients throughout Georgia establish their perfect, individualized estate plans. In addition to her Rutledge and Eatonton offices, Chris has satellite offices in Peachtree City, Snellville, Buckhead, Roswell, and Hoschton.

Chris routinely deals with probate law, prepares simple and complex estate plans, disability legal documents, as well as, conservatorships and guardianship suits. Chris is a distinguished speaker on estate planning, and is committed to helping you understand that the foundation of estate planning is not just about helping your family avoid probate. Chris can help you plan for potential incapacities, help you make it easier on your loved ones when that time comes, help you plan for federal estate tax savings, help your family avoid nursing home poverty, and help your family plan ahead to keep 100% of what you have worked your whole life to save as a legacy for your family.

Chris was born and raised outside of Seattle Washington. Before graduating from The University of Georgia School of Law, Chris received multiple degrees in the field of dentistry, and spent many years practicing in the dental field. For nearly 20 years, Chris also owned a property investment company, a property management company, and a real estate firm. However, Chris’s only focus now is on her passion, which is Estate Planning.

Chris and her family live in Newton County Georgia, on a chicken farm. She is married to a dentist who practices in Rutledge Georgia, and they have seven children, ages 6 to 21. When not working, Chris enjoys family time, raising German Shorthair hunting dogs, entertaining, and doing anything that consists of enjoying the Georgia weather.



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Stephanie Nullman

401 West Park Court, Suite 200
Peachtree City, GA 30269
(404) 260-5138

2921 Piedmont Rd. NE, Suite C
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 260-5138

Stephanie Nullman focuses her practice on Estate Planning with a concentration in Wills, Trusts, and Powers of Attorney.

Stephanie is particularly sought out for her ability to explain complex concepts and issues in an easily digestible and understandable format.

Stephanie graduated from Brandeis University with a Bachelor of Arts in English & American Literature and Women’s & Gender Studies. She went on to earn her law degree from Emory University School of Law. During her time at Emory, Stephanie earned the Dean’s Public Service Award, Pro Bono Medal, and the Emory Public Interest Committee Grant. She also received the Debra Cohen de Rothschild Scholarship, awarded annually to one student for excellence in trial advocacy.

Stephanie is currently licensed to practice in the State of Georgia and an active member of the Georgia Association for Women’s Lawyers. Stephanie has achieved an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating, the highest awarded, from Martindale-Hubbell.

AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished℠ and Martindale-Hubbell Notable℠ are Certification Marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.

James Oren Ross II 

500 Sun Valley Drive, Suite A3
Roswell, GA 30076
(404) 260-1902

2275 Oak Rd. SW,  Suite C
Snellville, GA 30078
(404) 260-1902

J. Oren Ross is an Estate Planning/Elder Law attorney and a valuable member of the Thomas Walters team. He is passionate about educating his clients on their many options regarding the planning of their estate. His commitment and dedication to what he does is evident and unsurpassed. Listening to his client’s concerns, with meticulous attention to their wants and needs, Mr. Ross ensures that whatever estate plan he implements will always be a direct reflection of the client’s goals.

He values the Thomas Walter’s Lifetime Lawyer Plan above all else and wants his clients to not only begin, but continue a partnership with him that continues the legacy of his clients. Whether clients are concerned about a potentially difficult and costly probate, saving tax dollars, dealing with difficult family members and potential heirs, or effectively avoiding nursing home poverty, Mr. Ross combines his knowledge of Estate Law with his passion for helping people to ensure that his clients are always protected.


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