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Christopher Wiginton, J.D., LL.M

Christopher Wiginton, J.D., LL.M

Chris Wiginton is an Estate Planner in the Firm’s Tax Division. Prior to joining Warren Averett in 2020, Chris was a Partner at two Alabama-based law firms. His primary responsibilities include performing estate planning and federal tax work. He works with clients in a variety of industries including nonprofits, construction and real estate and financial services. Chris resides in Huntsville with his wife and their four children.

Education

  • Bachelor of Accountancy
    University of Mississippi Oxford, MS
  • Juris Doctor
    Wake Forest University School of Law Winston-Salem, NC
  • Master of Laws in Taxation
    Georgetown University Law Center Washington, DC

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Huntsville/Madison County Bar Association
  • Financial and Estate Planning Council of Huntsville (Current President)

Community Involvement

  • Agape Prison Ministries, Board Member
  • Habitat for Humanity of Huntsville/Madison County, Past Board Member
  • Leadership Huntsville/Madison County Class 10

Ask Me About

  • Why it is so important to have an estate plan in place (and why you need to review that plan on a regular basis)
  • Estate freeze strategies
  • All aspects of the nonprofit life cycle
  • Ole Miss sports
  • My love/hate relationship with the game of golf
  • The joys of being a dance Dad
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