UNIQUELY QUALIFIED. REMARKABLY DETERMINED.

With more than 85+ years of combined experience, we expertly advise each client on effective planning that protects their family and business structures today and for generations to come.

We Have The Expertise & Experience To Deliver Favorable Results

Complicated legal issues such as estate planning or business ventures can be difficult and time consuming. Further, each estate plan and business venture are unique and may require a customized solution. Our firm employs attorneys who have practiced law for decades and will give your matter the personalized attention it requires.

We Invest In Long-Term Relationships

Our work doesn’t end when clients leave our office. We proudly develop long-lasting relations with our individual and business clients. We are committed to helping present clients, as well as future generations who may inherit their business and assets. We believe longevity is the key to success, which is why we create strong foundations for those we serve.

Legal Services

Estate Planning

We approach estate planning as a multifaceted strategic process that is tailored to our clients’ unique desires and circumstances.

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Probate & Estate Administration

We understand how much trust our clients place in us after a loved one passes away, and we are determined to make this process less difficult for them.

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Business & Tax Planning

As experienced tax lawyers, we help those planning on investing in new business ventures know what they are up against.

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Real Estate Transactions

We are prepared to handle any legal problems that overlap with the development, construction and financing of commercial real estate.

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Commitment To Our Core Values

Our firm is dedicated to connecting our clients with personalized services that leverage more than 85+ years of combined experience.

We aim to provide clarity for families and businesses to help them prepare for multifaceted issues they may face in the future. When it comes to preparing our clients and their loved ones for the uncertainties of life or business, we work hard to ensure that our clients leave our office feeling confident and prepared.

Meet Our Attorneys

William L. Dismuke

William L. Dismuke

J. Michael Waters, Jr.

J. Michael Waters, Jr.

Christin D. Hoyt

Christin D. Hoyt

Lisa S. Jones

Lisa S. Jones

Michael A. Livens

Michael A. Livens

What Our Clients Say

“One of the most important relationships we have as a family is with the partners and staff of Dismuke and Waters. They provide us with critical legal advice and tax planning expertise to assist us in managing our diversified business interests. We find their counsel to be thoughtful, reasoned and well documented as they help us oversee our trust and estate matters as well as our various business strategies.

— Larry Bell

“I very much appreciated Bill’s ability to patiently explain and lead me through the probate process while insuring that I satisfied all duties and obligations required of me as executor.”

– Linda Russell

“A high level of professionalism, expertise, preparation and commitment are evident in every aspect of their work. What really sets them apart, however, is integrity.”

– Tim Kilpatrick

“They are dependable, honorable, competent, and honest. This is one of those rare law firms you can trust and place complete confidence in.”

– Mike Hawkins
President, Alpine Link Corporation

Supporting Our Community

We understand that to whom much is given, much is expected, and further, that by enriching the lives of those around us, we get the opportunity to grow as a firm and as individuals. Our tradition of investment and involvement in our local community and beyond demonstrates our core belief that we have a strong moral and professional responsibility to assist and serve those around us, especially with respect to those in our community who need it most.