Alex Weatherly joins Callison Tighe as of counsel

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA – Alex Weatherly, an attorney with over 28 years’ experience helping South Carolina businesses and individuals with a variety of tax, business and estate planning  issues, has become Of Counsel to the law firm of  Callison Tighe.

Weatherly’s practice at Callison Tighe will be focused on estate planning and probate matters.  He regularly assists individual clients with the design and preparation of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, advance health care directives and other estate planning documents.  He also represents business clients in a variety of transactions including formation of corporations, partnerships and LLCs, tax planning, and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.

Weatherly is also a former certified public accountant. He is among three Callison Tighe attorneys licensed to appear before U.S. Tax Court – Michael W. Tighe and David Ewing are the others.

Weatherly has shared his experience with others, teaching numerous Continuing Legal Education programs over the years for both certified public accountants and lawyers. He is a member of the Columbia Estate Planning Council, an organization of professionals who work in banking, the law, insurance and accounting. The group’s goal is to educate members and the community about estate planning.

Weatherly also is a member of the American Bar Association and South Carolina Bar Probate, Estate and Trust Planning and Tax Sections and of the Columbia Tax Study Group. He has authored numerous legal manuals on estate planning and administration.

A native of Sumter, Weatherly earned his juris doctor from the University of South Carolina. He holds a bachelor’s in business, with an emphasis on accounting and finance, from The Citadel.

Weatherly joins Ewing in  Callison Tighe’s wealth management, tax, estate planning and business planning group. Both have experience representing businesses, individuals and families in a range of matters, and they can call upon the firm’s experienced real estate and financing attorneys if a client’s situation requires it.