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G. Rice Byars, Jr.


East Memphis
6060 Primacy Parkway, Suite 100
Memphis, TN 38119

  • Bio
  • Education
  • Admissions
  • Accolades

Rice Byars has more than 30 years of experience in probate matters, asset protection, and estate planning with an emphasis on structuring complicated and large estates, including drafting trusts (domestic, offshore, generation-skipping, grantor-retained annuity, qualified personal residence, charitable, living, and insurance), family limited partnerships, private foundations, durable powers of attorney and living wills.

As a Memphis native, Rice strives to serve the community in many ways. He can be found around town sharing his wealth of knowledge and speaking at various charitable and civic organizations. He enjoys playing golf, traveling, and spending time with his family – wife, Susan, and two children, George and Virginia.

  • New York University, LL.M. in Taxation, 1989
  • University of Memphis Cecil Humphreys School of Law, J.D., 1988
  • University of Memphis Law Review, Member
  • University of Mississippi, B.A., 1985

Admitted to Practice

  • Tennessee, 1988

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1988

Awards and Recognition

  • Best Lawyers

Professional Organizations and Awards

  • American Bar Association, Member (Taxation section)
  • Estate Planning Council of Memphis
  • Economic Club of Memphis, Member
  • Memphis Bar Association, Member
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member
  • Martindale-Hubbell rating – AV Preeminent®