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Serving Alabama & Georgia

"Protecting our client's assets now and for future generations."

Browder & Welborn, LLc

David B. Welborn is

originally from Alexander

City, Alabama.  After

earning Finance, M.B.A.,

and law degrees from

the University of Alabama, David practiced with

a large law firm in Atlanta, Georgia, before he and

his wife returned home to Alabama.  David’s

knowledge and experience

in finance, real estate,

and business is a great

asset in assisting clients

with estate and business planning.

Herbert E. "Chip" Browder

Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama (2010)
  • Georgia (2009)
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama (2012)
  • U.S. Tax Court (2014)


Education:

  • The University of Alabama School of Law (J.D. - 2008)
  • The University of Alabama Manderson Graduate School of Business (M.B.A. - 2008)
  • The University of Alabama (B.S. in Real Estate Finance – 2004)


Honors and Activities:

  • Dean’s Community Service Award at the University of Alabama School of Law
  • Trial Advocacy Team competition class at the University of Alabama School of Law
  • “Best Paper” at the University of Alabama School of Law in Business Planning
  • Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity
  • Executive Committee, Tuscaloosa County Alumni Chapter for the University of Alabama (2013-Present)
  • Board of Directors, United Cerebral Palsy of West Alabama (2013-2016)
  • Lead Counsel Rated Attorney in Estate Planning Law
  • Guest Attorney on the television show "Law Call"
  • “Taxation of LLCs and Corporations” Presenter (National Business Institute Seminar on Tax 101 for Non-Tax Attorneys, Birmingham, AL, August 19, 2016)
  • “Use of LLCs in Asset Protection and Estate Planning” and “Taxation of LLCs” Presenter (National Business Institute Seminar on Top 10 LLC Mistakes to Avoid in Everyday Business Practices, Birmingham, AL, December 19, 2016)

David B. Welborn

Our Professionals

for those who have ownership interests in businesses.  With a two degrees in accounting from the University of Alabama and a master’s of law degree in taxation from the New York University School of Law, Chip is well-equipped to handle even the most complex accounting and tax issues involved in accomplishing client goals. 

Chip has been an annual lecturer for the past several years on Estates and Trusts at the University of Alabama Law School’s Annual “Bridge the Gap” and “Will Drafting” Seminars for young lawyers in the state, and he is a frequent seminar speaker.


Bar Admissions:

  • Alabama (1991)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit (1991)
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims (1992)
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama (1992)
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama (1992)
  • U.S. Tax Court (1991)


Education:

  • New York University (L.L.M. in Taxation – 1992)
  • The University of Alabama School of Law (J.D. - 1991)
  • The University of Alabama (M.S. in Accounting – 1977)
  • The University of Alabama (B.S. in Accounting – 1975)


Honors and Activities:

  • Outstanding Third Year Editorial Board Member Award, and Senior Lead Articles Editor, Alabama Law Review, 1990-1991
  • Richard S. Manley Local Government Law Award at the University of Alabama School of Law
  • Federal Tax Clinic Award at the University of Alabama
  • Prentice-Hall Federal Tax Award
  • American Bar Association (Closely-Held Businesses, Probate and Real Property, Urban, State, and Local Government Law, Taxation, and Trusts Sections)
  • Bridge the Gap Seminars at the University of Alabama School of Law (1998-2007)
  • Estate Planning and Probate Seminars at the University of Alabama School of Law (2008-2014)
  • Lead Counsel Rated Attorney in Estate Planning Law
  • Client Distinction Award from martindale.com
  • “Taxation of LLCs and Corporations” Presenter (National Business Institute Seminar on Tax 101 for Non-Tax Attorneys, Birmingham, AL, August 19, 2016)
  • “Use of LLCs in Asset Protection and Estate Planning” and “Taxation of LLCs” Presenter (National Business Institute Seminar on Top 10 LLC Mistakes to Avoid in Everyday Business Practices, Birmingham, AL, December 19, 2016)

Herbert E. "Chip" Browder

is originally from south Alabama,

and has been providing legal

services to people in Tuscaloosa

and throughout the state of

Alabama for nearly 25

years.  Chip also has an

extensive business management

background, having managed

 his family’s hardwood veneer

business and timber

investments for over ten 

years prior to entering

law school.  His knowledge

of closely-held businesses

continues to prove beneficial