John H. Baker III, Elder Law, Probate and Estate Planning Attorney

John H. Baker III, Elder Law, Probate and Estate Planning Attorney

John represents clients in the areas of Elder Law, Estate Planning, Special Needs, Long-Term Care, Probate, Trusts, Veterans Pension Benefits, Guardianships and Conservatorships. Through effective planning, he helps his clients manage, preserve and protect their wealth.

John provides clients customized and personalized estate planning. With John, you are never just a number. To accomplish this, he meets with his clients to learn about their personal circumstances and goals. At the meetings, he explains estate planning tools and dispel various myths and misconceptions about estate planning. Together, John and his clients implement estate plans that will accomplish the desired goals.


  • B.S., Business Administration, Auburn University, 1987
  • Juris Doctor, University of Alabama School of Law, 1990


  • Retired, Lt. Colonel, United States Air Force and Tennessee Air National Guard
  • 1994-1997: Assistant Attorney General, State of Tennessee
  • 1997-Present: Private Law Practice


  • Tennessee Bar Association (Member, Estate Planning and Elder Law Sections)
  • Alabama Bar Association (Special Membership)
  • ElderCounsel
  • WealthCounsel
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys


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PO Box 10556, 222 Heritage Park Drive, Suite 104, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
| Phone: 615-896-5621

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John H. Baker III, and the law firm, BakerCounsel Law, are located at PO Box 10556, 222 Heritage Park Drive, Suite 104,, Murfreesboro (Rutherford County), TN 37129. Surrounding communities include Smyrna and LaVergne (Rutherford County), Franklin and Brentwood (Williamson County), Woodbury (Cannon County), Manchester and Tullahoma (Coffee County), Lebanon (Wilson County) and Shelbyville (Bedford County).