Willard D. Thompson











Will Thompson focuses his legal practice on estate and asset protection planning. In addition, he assists clients with the design and implementation of business succession plans, as well as financial planning goals and objectives. Will works with clients in the formation and structure of corporate entities and the purchase and sale of those entities. Will is also experienced in the formation of non-profit entities.

Born and raised in Blakely, Georgia, Will graduated from the University of Georgia magna cum laude with a degree in Public Relations, and he then received his Juris Doctor at the Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law in Macon.  He continued his education at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he earned his LL.M. in Taxation. Will and his wife, Amelia, have 3 children and attend Watkinsville First Baptist Church.

Practice Areas

  • Family Business Planning
  • Taxation
  • Estate & Asset Protection Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations & Charitable Giving
  • Tax + Wealth Planning
  • Corporate, Business & Transactional Planning
  • Corporate & Transactional Planning
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Business Succession Planning

Professional Organizations/Activities

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Macon Bar Association
  • Emerging Leaders in Forestry
  • Georgia Forestry Association, Board, Chairmen Elect
  • National Wild Turkey Federation, Board Member
  • Ingleside Baptist Church, Past Chairmen
  • Kappa Alpha Order
  • Gridiron
  • Order of the Greek Horsemen, President, 2004
  • Christian Legal Society, President, 2008
  • Tax Law Society, President, 2008
  • Ducks Unlimited
  • Central Georgia Autism, LTD, Board
  • Macon Estate Planning Council 

Presentations + Publications


  • University of Georgia (A.B.J., magna cum laude, 2005)
  • Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University (J.D., 2009)
  • Levin College of Law, University of Florida (LL.M., Taxation, 2010)


  • Georgia, 2009
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • United States Tax Court

Administrative/Legal Assistant Contact

Name: Hope Worthan
Title: Paralegal
Phone: 478.749.9980

Name: Taylor Hudson
Title:Legal Assistant
Phone: 706.215.8321

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