Duke University Estate Planning Council Names Scholarship After Richard Buhrman

Monday, October 25, 2010

The Duke University Estate Planning Council announced that it has established a scholarship at Duke University School of Law to honor Richard W. Buhrman, chairman of the Council for the past fourteen years. Mr. Buhrman is a 1966 graduate of Duke Law School and received his undergraduate degree in 1963 from the University of Chattanooga. He received a commission in the U. S. Army through ROTC at the University of Chattanooga, and served three years in the Army as a captain, following which he earned a Masters of Law in Taxation at George Washington University.

Mr. Buhrman returned to Chattanooga to practice law in 1970, and has been the owner of his own law firm since 1974. Today the firm is known as Buhrman & Associates, P.C., and includes his son, John R. Buhrman. Their practice is focused on tax and estate planning matters, trusts, probate and estate administration; elder law; and business formation and related commercial legal matters. The firm has offices at 419 N. Market St. in Chattanooga.

In addition to the Duke University Estate Planning Council, Mr. Buhrman is a member of the Chattanooga Estate Planning Council and various professional organizations in the field of tax and estate planning. Mr. Buhrman has been active in the University of Chattanooga, and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Alumni Association; and also at St. Jude Catholic Church where he is a member. He is the former scoutmaster of Troop 172, BSA, sponsored by St. Jude Church, and past president of the Chattanooga Community Kitchen.


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