Riser Adkisson LLP

Riser Adkisson LLP is a small boutique law firm that typically represents affluent business owners and wealthy families. The firm does not offer general legal services, but instead concentrates its practice on business and estate planning for those clients, and in the litigation of controversies involving that type of planning. The firm's planning areas and litigation areas are more fully described in the tabs below.

 

The firm practices exclusively in the states where its attorneys are admitted: Arizona, California, Georgia, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas.

 

Together, Chris Riser and Jay Adkisson are the authors of the widely-selling "Asset Protection: Concepts & Strategies" (McGraw-Hill, 2004), which has since been translated into Chinese for the sale in Asia. Together and individually, they have published hundreds of articles in the various fields in which they practice, and are much sought-after speakers to a variety of professional groups.

 

Christopher M. Riser is admitted in Georgia and North Carolina. Chris has a Master of Laws (LLM) in Estate Planning, and is admitted as a Solcitor (non-practicing) in the United Kingdom. Chris is the former Chair of the American Bar Association's Committee on Asset Protection Planning. Chris is an expert adviser to WealthCounsel, which is a large organization of estate planning attorneys nationwide.

 

Jay D. Adkisson is admitted in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oklahoma and Texas. Jay has twice served as an expert witness to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, and served as an American Bar Association Adviser to the Drafting Committees of the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act (2014) and the proposed Uniform Limited Liability Company Protected Series Act. Jay is a former Chair of the American Bar Association's Committee on Captive Insurance.

 

Planning Areas

Business

Planning

Estate

Planning

Captive

Insurance

Business

Planning

The firm is regularly involved in business structuring and planning, including the use of foreign structures and complex entities. Chris Riser is admitted as a solicitor (non-practicing) in the United Kingdom, and Jay Adkisson presently serves an an ABA Adviser to the proposed Uniform LLC Protected Series Act.

 

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Estate

Planning

The firm practices in the area of estate planning for affluent families and business owners. Chris Riser was graduated from the University of Miami will a Master of Laws (advanced law degree) in estate planning. Chris Riser and Jay Adkisson are the authors of "Asset Protection: Concepts & Strategies" (McGraw-Hill 2004), which is the all-time best-selling book on the subject, and which has been translated for sale in China.

 

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Captive

Insurance

Planning

The firm practices in the area of captive insurance planning, and has been involved in the formation of well over 100 captive insurance companies since the firm's inception in 2004. Jay Adkisson is the author of the widely-selling "Adkisson's Captive Insurance Companies", and is the past Chair of the American Bar Association's Committee on Captive Insurance.

 

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Litigation Areas

Business

Litigation

Creditor-

Debtor

Captive

Litigation

Business

Litigation

The firm regularly practices in the area of business litigation.

 

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Creditor-

Debtor

Litigation

The firm practices in the area of creditor-debtor litigation, including judgment enforcement, and debtor defense. Jay Adkisson is an honorary member of the California Association of Judgment Professionals and routinely teaches CLE courses on judgment enforcement. The firm's experience with asset protection planning often gives them unique insight into how to attack and defend asset protection plans.

 

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Captive

Insurance

Litigation

The firm practices in the area of captive insurance litigation, including litigation involving promoters of captive tax shelters, disputes involving group captives, coverage disputes, and reinsurance disputes. Jay Adkisson is the author of "Adkisson's Captive Insurance Companies" and is the past Chair of the American Bar Association's Committee on Captive Insurance.

 

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Contact Information

Chris Riser

Jay Adkisson

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Chris

Riser

Admitted Georgia and North Carolina

 

320 East Clayton Street, Suite 508

Athens, Georgia 30601

Ph: 706 552 4800   Fax: 404 420 2142

 

chris@risad.com

 

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Jay

Adkisson

Admitted Arizona, California, Nevada, Oklahoma and Texas

 

2850 West Horizon Ridge Pkwy, Suite 200

Henderson, Nevada 89052

Ph: 702-953-9617 Fax: 877-698-0678

 

and

 

100 Bayview Circle, Suite 210

Newport Beach, California 92660

Ph: 949 200 7773   Fax: 877 698 0678

 

jay@risad.com

 

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Inquiries

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