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ESTATE & BUSINESS PLANNING SERVICES

Legal Team

Thom Irwin

Attorney at Law

Thom is the founder of Irwin & Sherman, P.C., located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, specializing in the areas of Estate Planning, Charitable Gift Planning, Business Planning and Tax. He assists clients by helping them avoid probate, plan for incompetency and disability, reduce estate, gift and other taxes, as well as plan for the proper distribution of assets to the family or other beneficiaries. He uses trusts extensively, including Revocable Living Trusts, Charitable Remainder Trusts, Charitable Lead Trusts, Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts and Children's Trusts.

Thom also assists clients with their Business Planning, including Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships and Non-Profit entities, as well as preparing Buy-Sell Agreements, Employment Agreements and other business-related documents. Thom believes in education-based planning, with the goal being to educate his clients in their planning options and to allow them to make informed decisions.

Upon graduation from Oral Roberts University Law School in 1982, Thom worked in the Estate and Planned Giving Department of the Christian Broadcasting Network in Virginia Beach, Virginia, assisting people in the planning of their estates. He taught at the Regent University School of Law, formerly full-time and as an adjunct professor, taught Estate Planning for the Professional Financial Planning program at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, and more recently taught Estate Planning as an adjunct professor at Northeastern State University, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

Thom conducts seminars for churches, charitable organizations, business owners, professionals and others in the areas of Estate Planning, Planned Giving and Business Planning.

Daniel L. Sherman

Attorney at Law

Dan is both an attorney and a licensed professional counselor. After graduating from Wheaton College, he returned to Tulsa and attended the University of Tulsa College of Law. While in law school, he worked on the Tulsa Law Review as a production editor and graduated with honors in 2000.

Dan works primarily in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, business planning, and business transactions. In addition to his law license, he is a licensed professional counselor after graduating with honors from Oklahoma State University in 2005 with a Master of Science in Counseling. His legal experience, combined with his counseling experience, helps him to connect with the emotional needs of his clients while giving them sound legal representation.

In addition to practicing law, Dan is also an adjunct professor at Southwestern Christian University at its campus in Broken Arrow where he has taught since 2012.

Cynthia Ballew

Legal Assistant

Cynthia has been with the Firm since August of 2004, and assists in preparation of Estate Planning and Business Planning documents. She also assists in the overall administration of the Firm.

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