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Nick Y. Shimoda, J.D. LL.M

Nick began practicing law in 1993 after completing undergraduate studies at Auburn University and obtaining a law degree from the University of Alabama. Following law school, Nick operated a general practice law firm until he started working for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., in Bentonville, Arkansas as in house litigator. Nick obtained his Masters of Law in Taxation (LL.M) from the University of Alabama in 1999.


  • Auburn University (B.S. Business Administration, Economics, 1990)
  • The University of Alabama (J.D. 1993)
  • The University of Alabama (LL.M in Taxation, 1999)


  • Supreme Court of The United States of America
  • Supreme Court of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • United States Tax Court
  • “Veterans Administration Accredited”


  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Elder Law Section
  • Elder Law Section
  • Real Property, Probate & Trust Section
  • Taxation Section
  • Houston County Bar Association
  • Wealth Counsel
  • Elder Counsel
  • Advisors Forum
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys


  • Exempt Organizations and Charitable Activities in Alabama
  • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Community Foundations
  • How to Draft Wills and Trusts in Alabama
  • The Fundamentals of Will Drafting
  • Will Drafting: The Next Step
  • Administering Decedent’s Estate in Alabama
  • The Probate Process From Start to Finish in Alabama
  • Alabama Probate Law and Procedure


  • The John Campbell Moot Court Board Award for Outstanding First Year Advocate
  • Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV
  • 2018 and 2019 Elite Lawyer of the South
  • 2019 Top Rated Lawyer in Trust & Estates Law

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Suite 15
Dothan, AL 36305

P.O. Box 1765
Dothan, AL 36302

Phone: (334) 699-2323
Fax: (334) 500-5008


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Birmingham, Alabama 35242

Phone: (205) 803-6724

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