Melissa H. P. Palmer

Every family and every business is different. Planning the financial future of your family or your business should consider what makes them unique.

Practical Experience

Passing on a legacy. Helped business owners to transition the family business from the first to the second generation and on to the third generation.

Saving businesses. Created dissolution plans which allow business partners to separate and each partner move forward.

Diversity of experience. Handled hundreds of probate administrations to finalize all of the financial transactions open at the time of death, including complex Federal Estate Tax and Kentucky Inheritance tax matters.

Proven Expertise


LLM, Taxation, University of Florida, 2000
JD, University of Kentucky, 1999
ChFC, American College, 1996
CLU, American College, 1996
BBA, Finance, University of Kentucky, 1990


Admitted to Practice

U.S. Tax Court


Professional Achievements

AV Preeminent Rating


Professional Memberships

AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell
Kentucky Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association
Board Member, Bluegrass Estate Planning Council
Member, Society of Financial Service Professionals