Dan Perry

Dan Perry

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Brentwood, Tennessee
Dan joined the firm in 2017 and has been practicing law since 2011. Prior to joining the firm, he practiced law as an Associate Attorney with Rabalais Law, LLC and as a Partner with Thomas Walters, PLLC.

Dan has concentrated his practice in the areas of estate planning and estate administration, elder law, which includes Medicaid Planning and Crisis Medicaid Planning, tax law, and real estate law. Dan takes great pride and satisfaction in helping families protect their assets and their legacy from long-term care costs, Medicaid spend down, and estate recovery actions.

Dan earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Dayton School of Law in 2010. While in law school, Dan worked for Westlaw, a small law firm focusing in criminal defense, and the Ohio State Public Defender’s Office Death Penalty Division where he was given the opportunity to work on death penalty appeals and clemency applications.

Prior to law school, Dan earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Purdue University and his Associate of Arts degree from Holy Cross College.

Dan was born in Wichita, Kansas, but was raised in central Indiana. Dan and his wife, Catherine, reside in Spring Hill, and are parents to two young children, William and Landon. During his downtime, Dan is an avid reader, an enthusiast of American Civil War History, enjoys long distance running, and is lifetime fan of Purdue Football and the Indianapolis Colts.

Areas of Practice

  • Elder Law and Medicaid Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Tax Law
  • Real Estate Law

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2010
  • Tennessee, 2014


  • University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio
  • Purdue University
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 2006
    • Major: History
  • Holy Cross College
    • A.A. - 2003
    • Major: Liberal Arts

Published Works

  • Estate Planning in Tennessee
  • Income Taxes: The Hidden Landmine that Can Destroy Your Well-Designed Estate Plan
  • A Tennessee Estate Planning Attorney’s Guide to Avoiding Nursing Home Poverty
  • How to Avoid Probate, Nursing Home Poverty, and Estate Tax
  • What To Do When a Loved One Dies
  • Estate Planning Land Mines: The 10 Mistakes and Threats to Your Family’s Future
  • The Beneficiary Controlled Trust: Protecting Your Assets from Creditors, Predators and Lawsuits


  • Estate Planning Seminars (Wills, Probate, Living Trusts, and Medicaid Planning) , 2015 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Thomas Walters, PLLC, Partner, 2016 - 2017
  • Rabalais Law, LLC, Attorney, 2015 - 2016
  • Cornetet, Meyer, Rush & Kirzner, Attorney, 2012 - 2015