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William E. McLeod, LL.M. (Tax), JD, CPA

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William E. “Bill” McLeod, LL.M. (Tax), JD, CPA

Bill McLeod practices in the areas of wills, trusts, estate planning, probate, corporate and partnership taxation, business entity formation (including tax-exempt organizations), as well as sales, mergers, acquisitions, and other business transactions, and tax controversy matters.

He is a member of the Southeast Mississippi and the Mississippi Bar Associations, Member of the Trusts and Estates, Taxation, and Business Law Sections, Chair of the Estates and Trusts Section [2017-2018], past Chair of Business Law Section [1999-2000]; Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Bill received his B.B.A. in Accounting from Millsaps College.  Prior to law school, Bill worked for the international accounting firm of KPMG Peat Marwick.  Bill received his J.D. from the University of Mississippi Law Journal and received his LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida College of Law in 1994.

Bill is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court and is BV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Bill is a Member of the Rotary Club of Hattiesburg, served as its President for [2010-2011], and served as Assistant District Governor for District 6840 for 2015 and 2016, and is a Member of Main Street United Methodist Church, where he serves as Chair of the Planned Giving Committee.

Bill served as Chair of the Advisory Board for USM’s Partners for the Arts, and is serving on the Investment Committee for the USM Foundation.