2319 Crestmoor Road
Nashville, TN 37215
Jeff Mobley is a member of Howard Mobley Hayes & Gontarek, PLLC and concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, tax planning for estates and trusts, business succession planning, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, estate administration, Will contests, resolution of disputes involving estates, and related matters.
Jeff is listed in the The Best Lawyers in America (2001-2020 editions) and Mid-South Super Lawyers (2005-2019 editions). Jeff has the AV (highest) rating for ethical standards and legal ability from Martindale-Hubbell’s peer review ratings system.
Jeff is a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Jeff has served as President of the Nashville Estate Planning Council, as Chair of the Probate Court Committee of the Nashville Bar Association, and as an officer and Director of the Nashville Bar Association.
Jeff is a co-author of Pritchard on the Laws of Wills and Administration of Estates, a three-volume treatise on the laws pertaining to wills and probate in Tennessee. Pritchard is frequently cited by Tennessee Courts in rulings and opinions.
Jeff teaches Wills at Nashville School of Law. Jeff is also an Adjunct Professor at Belmont University College of Law.
Firm, Company, or Court
Howard Mobley Hayes & Gontarek, PLLC
University of Kentucky, 1979
University of Kentucky College of Law, 1982
Court Admissions (and Year)
Tennessee Supreme Court, 1982
Professional Memberships & Activities
American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Nashville Bar Association
American College of Trust & Estate Counsel
Civic Memberships & Activities
100 Club of Nashville, Executive Board
Accolades & Distinctions
Estate Planning Specialist–Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization
Accredited Estate Planner–National Association of Estate Planners & Councils
Nashville Bar Foundation–Fellow Past President
Middle Tennessee Estate Planning Council Past President
Nashville Bar Association–Probate Committee Board of Directors
Nashville Bar Association–Phi Beta Kappa
University of Kentucky–Order of the Coif
University of Kentucky College of Law–Law Journal
University of Kentucky College of Law–Best Lawyers in America–2001 to date
Mid-South Super Lawyers–2005 to date
AV rating–Martindale -Hubble
Adjunct professor–Belmont University College of Law
Co-Author, Pritchard on the Laws of Wills and Administration of Estates (7th Ed. 2009)
In re Estate of Wiseman, 889 S.W. 2d 215 (Tenn. App.1994) postnuptial agreements in TN are valid.