Understanding how to account for various components and ensuring that you protect yourself and your assets can be a daunting task. Working with qualified service providers, such as a good CPA and tax attorney, can go a long way toward helping you protect your assets. Attorneys at Smith, Gilliam, William & Miles offer clients a full range of taxation services, including advice concerning federal and Georgia corporate and individual income tax, estate and inheritance tax, and the federal gift tax.
How We Can Help You
We work with individuals to minimize taxation through effective estate planning, wills and trusts. We also provide planning advice to minimize taxation in proposed transactions such as land or asset sales, mergers, acquisitions and redemptions of business and like-kind exchanges.
Bill Rhoads joined SGWM as an associate attorney in 2009 and was named as a member of the firm in 2016. His primary areas of practice include general estate planning, wills and trusts, business transactions, and providing tax advice for clients.
Kellie Sellers joined Smith, Gilliam, Williams & Miles as an associate attorney in 2020. Her areas of practice include general estate planning, wills and trusts, business transactions, tax law, and adoptions.
Hear What Our Clients Have to Say
“ As a client, I proudly recommend Bill Rhoads. I trust him with all my legal matters. I have had the pleasure of working with Bill personally and professionally. I always recommend Bill to assist my clients. His down- to-earth, real-world approach always makes me feel comfortable that my legal matters are being handled competently and with care. Bill is always responsive. Always meticulous. Always willing to take the time to explain things. His legal acumen and insight have been instrumental in assisting me and my clients with our legal issues.
- Samuel Latimer, CPA, Rushton and Company, LLC
“ Kubota's relationship with Smith, Gilliam, Williams & Miles spans many years, with the firm providing timely and cost-effective legal advice on a broad range of legal matters, not only here in the State of Georgia but nationally and even internationally. Their team of experienced attorneys always pride themselves on producing high quality work and providing us with a trusted source of counsel with their vast range of expertise. We truly cherish both our personal and professional relationships with the members of this firm and we consider them valuable members of our Kubota family.
- Phil Sutton, Vice President, Kubota Manufacturing of America Corporation
“ It has been a true pleasure and trusting experience, we have enjoyed in our professional business experience with Smith, Gilliam, Williams & Miles, P.A.
On a business and personal level, the professionalism, experience level, and sound advice we have received, has allowed us to make the best-informed decisions, with a comfort level that is very satisfying.
We highly recommend Smith, Gilliam, Williams & Miles, P.A. 5-STARS.
- Joe Bova, Choice Equipment Company Inc.
“ In the past decade Bill has served as a valuable resource for my clients. He has a unique way of discussing the importance of Estate planning to where my clients are eager to provide the information and complete the process in a timely manner. What sets Bill apart is his genuine care of the people he works for and with. Not only will he always give you an honest opinion, he will go out of his way to make sure the estate planning process satisfies every need of the client. He breaks his complex job down into language that is understandable and relatable for clients in all different stages in life. I cannot say enough great things to describe the attorney and man he is. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for an honest, fair and caring Estate attorney.
- Anonymous Financial Advisor ,