Keith H. Burroughs

Keith H. Burroughs

Areas of Practice

Business Law:Trust, Estate Planning, Probate, Taxation, Business Organization and Planning, Business Sales and Acquisitions, Business Succession Planning

Litigation:Estate and Trust Litigation


Phone: (865) 546-0500



University of Tennessee College of Business, B.S. cum laude 1984, Major in Accounting

University of Tennessee College of Business, M.Acc. 1985, Masters of Accountancy with concentration in Taxation

University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D. 1990


Tennessee, 1990

United States Tax Court, 2001

United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee 2015


Knoxville Bar Association

  • President(2018)
  • President's Award (2009,2014)
  • Board of Governors (2010-2012)
  • Co-Chair Judicial Committee (2009-2014)
  • Co-Chair of the Law Office Management and Technology Committee (2006-2008)
  • Member of the Professionalism Committee (1999-2005)
  • Vice-Chair (1994-1995) and Co-Chair (1995-1996) of the Continuing Legal Education Committee

Tennessee Bar Association

  • President’s Award (2005) for Dedicated and Exemplary Service to the Profession
  • Chair of the Tennessee Bar Association Study Committee of a Proposed Supreme Court Rule Governing Alternative Fee Dispute Resolution (2005)

American Bar Association

East Tennessee Foundation

  • Board of Directors (2009-2014)

Wesley House Community Center

  • Board Member (2008-2011) (2013-15) Board Chair (2010)

East Tennessee Foundation

  • Board Member (2009-2014)

American Red Cross

  • Board of Directors, Knoxville Area Chapter (1996-2012)
  • Chapter Chairman(May 2004-2006)

Helen Ross McNabb Foundation

  • Board Member (2002-2008)
  • Board Chair (fiscal year 2005-2006)

St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation

  • Board of Directors (1997-2006)

Member of Knoxville Estate Planning Council

Active Member of Fountain City United Methodist Church

Leadership Knoxville, Class of 2008


Keith Burroughs practices primarily in the following areas:

  • Trust Planning & Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate