Bradley R. Coppedge: Lawyer with Hatcher, Stubbs, Land, Hollis & Rothschild, LLP

Bradley R. Coppedge

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Practice Areas

  • Taxation
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Law
Contact InfoTelephone: 706-243-6216
Fax: 706-322-7747
University Mercer University, B.B.A., Accounting, 1993
Law SchoolMercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, J.D., Business, Tax, Corporate, Estate Planning, 1996; University of Miami School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 1997
Admitted1996, Georgia; 1998, Alabama; 2004, U.S. Tax Court
Memberships Columbus and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Georgia; Alabama State Bar.
BornColumbus, Georgia, March 9, 1971

Brad Coppedge was born and raised in Columbus, Georgia. He received his B.B.A. in Accounting from Mercer University in 1993, his J.D. degree from Mercer University School of Law in 1996, and his LL.M. (Masters of Law) in Taxation from the University of Miami School of Law in 1997. Upon receiving his LL.M. degree, Brad returned home to practice with Hatcher Stubbs, becoming a partner in the Firm in 2002. He has been a member of the Georgia Bar since 1996 and the Alabama Bar since 1998, is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court and is a member of the Columbus Bar Association. Brad's practice is devoted to business, tax and personal planning, particularly in the areas of entity selection/formation, estate planning and probate, and tax controversies. Brad provides estate and tax planning advice for individuals, including the preparation of wills, trusts, family partnerships and various charitable planning techniques. Brad also works with clients in the creation of Special Needs trusts (SNTs), both for self-settled and third party donor created trusts, in Medicaid planning, and planning for beneficiaries with disabilities. Brad also represents existing small and family-owned businesses, new start-up businesses, and a number of physician groups. He advises these clients on the best form of entity from a tax, liability, and operational standpoint, entity formation, and continued representation on matters such as employment agreements, buy-sell agreements, contracts, leases, retirement plans and other matters related to the operation of a business. Brad also regularly represents both entity and individual clients in controversies with the IRS and the State Department of Revenue. Brad has written numerous articles in local, state and national publications and often speaks locally and regionally at events sponsored by private and public groups, on the topics of estate planning and choice of entity. Brad was recognized by Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars each year from 2005 through 2009.


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Bradley R. Coppedge

233 12th Street, Suite 500
ColumbusGA 31902-2707


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