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LeAnn Drummond Ellis

LeAnn Drummond Ellis

Attorney, Partner
Location:
Stillwater, Oklahoma
Phone:
405-334-5378
Fax:
405-743-3773
Email:

LEANN DRUMMOND ELLIS practices in the areas of business organizations, tax-exempt organizations, trusts and probate, estate and tax planning and tax deferred exchanges. Mrs. Ellis received her B.S. (Accounting) degree from Oklahoma State University, graduating as Top Ten Senior Woman and top Ten Business Graduates. Mrs. Ellis earned her J.D. degree from the University of Oklahoma, graduating as a member of the Order of the Coif Scholastic Honor Society, which includes the top ten percent of graduates. She is current member of the Payne County and Oklahoma Bar Association. She is also a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, of which she also serves as a member on the Oklahoma Nominating Committee. Mrs. Ellis has also been named as a Martindale AV Preeminent rated lawyer. Mrs. Ellis annually presents the continuing legal education seminar entitled “Recent Developments in Estate Planning, Probate and Guardianships” on behalf of the Oklahoma Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • 40% Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts
  • 20% Probate and Estate Administration
  • 20% Trust Administration and Fiduciary Litigation
  • 10% Business and Tax Planning
  • 10% Non-Profit and Tax Exempt Organizations

Litigation Percentage

  • 10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 1991
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2001

Education

  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Oklahoma
    • J.D. - 1991
    • Honors: With High Honors
  • Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma
    • B.S. - 1987
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: Accounting

Published Works

  • Asset Protection Planning (co-author), Oklahoma Bar Journal, 78:15, 2007
  • Contributing Author, Tulsa World, Dec. 13, 2013

Representative Clients

  • St. John Health System, Inc.
  • Log10, LLC
  • St. John Health System Foundation

Classes/Seminars

  • Recent Developments in Oklahoma Estate Planning…, OBA Continuing Legal Education programs, 2013 - Present
  • Recent Developments in Oklahoma Estate Planning (Annually), OBA Continuing Legal Education, 2009 - 2012
  • Recent Developments in Oklahoma Estate Planning…, OBA Continuing Legal Education programs, 2005 - Present
  • The Effect of the Privacy Rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, OBA Continuing Legal Education programs, 2004 - Present
  • Selected Ethics Issues in Probate, OBA Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Mid-year Meeting Continuing Legal Education program, 2001 - Present
  • Fundamental Estate Plans: Estate Planning Strategies for Persons with Less than $3 Million in Assets, OBA Continuing Legal Education programs, 2000 - Present
  • Advanced Issues in Probate: Selected Ethics Issues in Probate, OBA Continuing Legal Education programs, 2000 - Present
  • Basic Principles of Estate Planning, National Business Institute, 2000 - Present
  • Charitable Giving Planning Techniques, National Business Institute, 1999 - Present
  • Emergence of Limited Liability Companies, Proceedings of the Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, 1995 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Oklahoma State University Top Ten Senior Woman, 1987 - Present
  • Oklahoma State University Top Ten Business Graduates, 1987 - Present
  • Martindale AV Preeminent rated lawyer
  • American Jurisprudence Awards, 1992 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Oklahoma Bar Association, 1991 - Present
  • Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Section of Oklahoma Bar Association, President (2008); Treasurer and Member, 2005 - Present
  • Oklahoma Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Payne County Bar Association, Member
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Oklahoma Nominating Committee Member
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow

Past Employment Positions

  • Internal Revenue Service District Office, Staff Attorney, 1991 - 1993
  • Law Clerk to Justice Marian Opala, 1989 - 1991

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Zeta Tau Alpha

Office Location

Ellis & Ellis
711 South Husband Street
Stillwater, OK 74074

Phone: 405-334-5378
Fax: 405-743-3773
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