Chris Miller of North Fulton Wills and Andrew Walker with Brady, Ware & Company (Family Business Radio, Episode 22)
Both Chris Miller of North Fulton Wills in law and Andrew Walker in accounting with Brady, Ware & Company developed a passion for their respective disciplines starting in high school. They shared how they enjoy using their expertise to serve individuals, families, and businesses with host Anthony Chen. Chris Miller discussed probate and what happens when a business owner passes away, either with or without proper planning. Andrew expounded on the current state of the construction industry, prices, the impact of the pandemic on business, and much more. Family Business Radio is underwritten and brought to you by Anthony Chen with Lighthouse Financial Network.
Chris Miller, Owner, The Law Offices of J. Christopher Miller
The Law Offices of J. Christopher Miller, known in the community as North Fulton Wills, is a team of three attorneys and a highly skilled office manager. Its mission is to provide capable legal representation in a welcoming atmosphere.
Whether guiding clients in starting their business, helping form special needs trusts, or helping surviving spouses and family members through the grief of losing a loved one, they are there for their clients every step of the way.
North Fulton Wills helps guide clients throughout their decision-making process and walk them step by step through often difficult decisions. The ultimate goal is to make sure that all clients understand how their documents will carry out their wishes.
J. Christopher Miller focuses his time in the areas of trusts and estates, taxation, and business law. His experience with all angles of estate administration informs his common-sense style of practicing law and helps him to form estate plans that suit each client’s situation. Chris has helped to broker reasonable settlements in a number of intra-family disputes and has successfully guided clients through estate tax filings and audits.
Chris enjoys his work in the special needs community, regularly discussing the use of Special Needs Trusts at the seasonal conferences of the Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta. He also serves on the faculty of several CLE seminars regarding Georgia’s probate code and its Limited Liability Company (LLC) Act. He uses his experience in counseling small businesses as a basis for workshops on drafting strong, flexible Operating Agreements for use in a variety of family business and commercial situations. In 2014, he wrote a chapter titled “Asset Protection Planning” for a guidebook written for physicians and healthcare professionals.
Chris resides in Johns Creek with his wife, Sharon, and a 7-year-old daughter.
Chris has been recognized as one of Georgia Trend’s Legal Elite in the field of Taxes, Estates, and Trusts both in 2009 and in 2014.
Chris was also voted best attorney in the North Fulton Family Life 2014 “Best of life” contest.
Andrew Walker, CPA, MBA, Brady Ware & Company
Brady Ware & Company has guided clients through complex financial and tax issues since the early 50s. They combine unparalleled tax, audit, and advisory expertise with industry-specific knowledge. And they work with you collaboratively and efficiently to create the custom financial solutions that fit your needs. Brady Ware’s solutions keep you compliant, minimize your tax burden, improve operations, and free up the capital your business needs to grow.
Andrew joined Brady Ware in 2012 and has over 10 years of experience in public accounting and private industry.
Andrew specializes in audit, review, and advisory services for small to medium sized construction companies, contractors and EPC’s looking to grow and increase profitability.
Anthony Chen, Host of Family Business Radio
This show is sponsored and brought to you by Anthony Chen with Lighthouse Financial Network. Securities and advisory services offered through Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. (RAA), member FINRA/SIPC. RAA is separately owned and other entities and/or marketing names, products or services referenced here are independent of RAA. The main office address is 575 Broadhollow Rd. Melville, NY 11747. You can reach Anthony at 631-465-9090 ext 5075 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Anthony Chen started his career in financial services with MetLife in Buffalo, NY in 2008. Born and raised in Elmhurst, Queens, he considers himself a full-blooded New Yorker while now enjoying his Atlanta, GA home. Specializing in family businesses and their owners, Anthony works to protect what is most important to them. From preserving to creating wealth, Anthony partners with CPAs and attorneys to help address all of the concerns and help clients achieve their goals. By using a combination of financial products ranging from life, disability, and long term care insurance to many investment options through Royal Alliance. Anthony looks to be the eyes and ears for his client’s financial foundation. In his spare time, Anthony is an avid long-distance runner.