Providing Sound Legal Solutions
Since 1948


Jackson G. Kramer

  • Managing Partner
Martindale-Hubbell | Distinguished | Peer Rated For High Professional Achievement | 2017

Jackson G. Kramer, a highly skilled, knowledgeable and trusted counselor who has over 33 years of legal experience, concentrates his practice in the areas of Corporate and Transactional, Real Estate, Estate Planning, Administration and Trusts, and Local Government and Public Utilities. He is a strong but reasonable advocate for his clients. His primary goal is to help his clients solve their legal issues and achieve their overall objectives while simultaneously protecting their best interests.

Recent Presentation

Mr. Kramer has presented to various local groups on estate planning and business matters.

Representative Matters

Mr. Kramer recently completed a transaction lasting almost a year involving the transfer of former government owned land back to the private sector. Various easements and agreements with both governmental and private stakeholders complicated the process. He was a primary party responsible for coordinating the integral pieces of the transaction so that a closing could occur.

He assists a major non-profit organization in the Knoxville, Tennessee area with a myriad of issues so that the principals of the organization can focus on their charitable endeavors. His work for the organization includes:

  • Helping sort out the business dealings of a subsidiary organization whose principal died unexpectedly
  • Negotiating with donors who wish to make significant donations of real property
  • Applying for property tax exemptions for various parcels of real property owned by the organization

Areas Of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • General Business Matters
  • Estate Planning Guidance and Administration
  • Property Tax issues
  • Tax Exempt Organizations

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 1983


  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • J.D. - 1983
  • Vanderbilt University
    • B.A. - 1980

Classes / Seminars

  • Frequent speaker at small business and estate administration seminars

Honors And Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2018
  • Selected as one of the Top Attorneys in Knoxville by City View Magazine
  • Rated as Distinguished by Martindale-Hubbell, 2017

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Knoxville Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Wesleyan College, Member of the Board of Trustees and Secretary

Civic / Community Involvement

  • Board Member, Melrose Foundation
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Church Street United Methodist Church