Buckhead ClubAbout the Speaker:
James (Jim) B. Swain has a Law Degree (JD) and a Masters of Business Administration Degree (MBA) from Memphis State University (now University of Memphis), a BA in Human Resource Management from Pepperdine University. Jim has a unique background with extensive knowledge and experience in Wealth Transfer and Estate Planning, Business Planning, Charitable Gift Planning, Executive Compensation Plans, developing and administrating Qualified and Nonqualified Benefit Plans, advising Veterans about their Benefits and assisting Veterans and surviving spouses get the benefits they have earned.
He conducts seminars for charitable institutions, individuals, attorneys, CPAs, investment advisors, insurance agents, and trust officers on estate planning, wealth preservation, business succession, charitable gifting, wealth transfer and Military Veterans benefits. He is a co-developer and a co-presenter for the ElderCounsel VA Pension Immersion Course, the Academy of VA Pension Planner’s Conference on Implementation of VA Pension Planning for Attorneys, the Georgia State Bar Association Attorney VA Certification Course, and a frequent speaker on VA Pension Benefits at WealthCounsel-ElderCounsel-Advisor Forum’s Annual Symposium.
He is the founder and principal of Swain Law Firm with offices in Roswell, Georgia and founder and CEO of the Academy of VA Pension Planners. He is licensed to practice law in Georgia and Tennessee and was one of the first 50 attorneys in the country and first three in Georgia to be accredited by the VA.
He is also a member of ElderCounsel, WealthCounsel, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Roswell Rotary Club, Tennessee and Georgia Bar Associations, American Legion Post 201 (Alpharetta), Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 12002 (Alpharetta), Johns' Creek Veterans Association, Atlanta Vietnam Veterans Business Association and the Georgia Vietnam Veterans Association.
He is a Vietnam Veteran, having served at the US Navy Base at Cam Ranh Bay. He has 10 years active duty in the US Navy and 10 years in the Naval Reserve.