William H. Lassiter, Jr. is a founding partner of Farmer Purcell White & Lassiter, PLLC. Born in Carroll County, TN, Mr. Lassiter attended Webb School in Bell Buckle, TN and graduated with a B.A. in 1960 and a J.D. in 1963 from Vanderbilt University. He is admitted to practice before the Tennessee Supreme Court and Federal Courts in the Sixth Circuit and the United States Tax Court. He is a member of the Nashville, Tennessee and American Bar Associations and Trust and Estates Sections of each.
In 1964 and 1965, Mr. Lassiter served as law clerk to Associate Justice Sam L. Felts who sat on the Tennessee Supreme Court. Thereafter, he was appointed to the State Attorney General’s Office.
After entering the private practice with the law firm of Taylor and Schlater, the predecessor of Lassiter Tidwell & Davis, PLLC, Mr. Lassiter has devoted his career to civil law, with emphasis in business, corporate law and estate planning. Mr. Lassiter currently represents a large number of small to medium-sized corporations in the area of corporate and business law.
Mr. Lassiter has conducted seminars for various professional groups in the area of estate planning and probate practice.
Mr. Lassiter has served on the governing boards of many charitable organizations and currently is a member of the Board of Directors of the Wayne Reed Center, an inner-city preschool organization.
Mr. Lassiter and his wife, Susan, have two children and five grandchildren.
William H. Lassiter, Jr.
Estate Planning and Probate
Business Formation and Transactions
Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution