Elliot Smith
Pearson Butler

1802 W. South Jordan Parkway Suite 200
South Jordan, UT 84095
TEL: 801-988-5877

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About Pearson Butler

Pearson Butler is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in South Jordan, UT, our mission is to provide residents of South Jordan and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of South Jordan and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.

About Elliot Smith

Elliot has extensive legal, tax, and business experience. Elliot has worked with an international accounting firm in both its federal tax and mergers and acquisition practices, as well as with several law firms. Throughout his career, he has had the opportunity to work with a diverse clientele ranging from billion dollar companies to professional athletes and has gained significant experience dealing with complex issues. This experience has allowed him to gain a strong reputation among attorneys and accountants across the state, and he frequently provides consultation for tax and legal professionals on a wide variety of complex tax issues. Elliot represents both businesses and individuals. In his spare time, Elliot enjoys spending time with his family, biking, watching movies, snowshoeing, and fly fishing. Elliot is married to Rachel and they have two children. They currently live in South Jordan Utah. Publications: Hot Assets and Deemed Debt Distributions, The Journal Entry โ€“ Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants, July 2015. Understanding the IRC ยง754 Election, WealthCounsel Quarterly โ€“ Wealth Counsel, September 2015. CPAs as Trust Protectors, The Journal Entry โ€“ Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants, January 2016.

About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.