John H. Baker III

John H. Baker III

Of Counsel
Murfreesboro, Tennessee

John represents clients in the areas of Elder Law, Estate Planning, Special Needs, Long-Term Care, Probate, Trusts, Veterans Pension Benefits, Guardianships and Conservatorships. Through effective planning, he helps his clients manage, preserve and protect their wealth.

John provides clients customized and personalized estate planning. With John, you are never just a number. To accomplish this, he meets with his clients to learn about their personal circumstances and goals. At the meetings, he explains estate planning tools and dispels various myths and misconceptions about estate planning. Together, John and his clients implement estate plans that will accomplish the desired goals.

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Areas of Practice

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Special Needs
  • Probate
  • Guardianships and Conservatorships

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1995


  • The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • Juris Doctor - 1990
  • Auburn University
    • B.S. - 1987
    • Major: Finance

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Tennessee Bar Association (Member, Estate Planning and Elder Law Sections)
  • Rutherford and Cannon County Bar Association (Past President)
  • Murfreesboro Estate Planning Council
  • ElderCounsel
  • WealthCounsel, LLC
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Past Employment Positions

  • 1990-1994, Active Duty Judge Advocate, United States Air Force
  • 1994-1997: Assistant Attorney General, State of Tennessee
  • 1997-Present: Private Law Practice, Bullock, Fly Hornsby & Evans
  • 1995-Present: U.S. Air Force Reserves/Tennessee Air National Guard