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Samantha R. Moore Elected as Fellow of ACTEC

Butler Snow attorney Samantha R. Moore has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). ACTEC is a nonprofit association of lawyers that was established in 1949 and spans nationally, consisting of approximately 2,500 lawyers elected to membership by demonstrating the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors.

Membership in ACTEC is by election of the regents of the College. Individual lawyers meeting the criteria for membership are nominated for membership by fellows of the College and subjected to careful review by state and national membership selection committees prior to consideration by the regents of the College.  Learn more about ACTEC here.

Moore is a member of Butler Snow’s Business Services group and focuses her practice on estate and trust planning, estate administration and general taxation law. She has been recognized as Rising Star in estate planning and probate by Mid-South Super Lawyers®, as well as by Best Lawyers in American® for tax law. She is currently serving on the Executive Committee of the Estate Planning Council of Mississippi and the Executive Committee of the Estates and Trusts Section of the Mississippi Bar Association. Moore is a Certified Public Accountant who has served in many positions with the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants, including Secretary, Millennial Chair of the Taxation Committee and President of the Central Chapter.

Moore serves as Chair of Butler Snow’s Pro Bono Committee and is a former Treasurer and board member of the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyer’s Project.

Moore obtained her Bachelor of Accountancy, M. Tax, and J.D. from the University of Mississippi and her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University. She is admitted to the State Bar of Mississippi, the U.S. District Courts for both Districts of Mississippi and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.