Terry A. Cavett

SMRW: 423.756.7000
DIRECT: 423.757.0438
FAX: 423.756.4801
EMAIL: tac@smrw.com



Trusts and Estate Planning
Estate Administration
Business Planning



Terry Cavett's practice of more than 30 years involves the general representation of families in their estate planning and in the administration of trusts and estates. Her practice also includes formation of business entities and succession planning. Terry has been selected for inclusion for several years in the Best Lawyers in America listing, including 2013, in the practice of Trusts and Estates.



  • Tennessee, 1981
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee


Education/Academic Honors

  • University of Tennessee, B.A. 1978, with high honors
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1977
  • University of Tennessee, J.D. 1981


Professional Affiliations

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Chattanooga Bar Association
  • Estate Planning Council of Chattanooga
  • Chattanooga Tax Practitioners


Practice Area

  • Tax, Trust & Estate