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Nick Y. Shimoda, JD, LLM

Nick began practicing law in 1993. He is a founding partner of Shimoda Stewart, LLP. ( now the 4:8 Legacy Group) In 2022, Nick took a position in the legal department of the The Signatry, a national non-profit gifting foundation. Nick now serves in a "of counsel' role with 4:8 Legacy Group. His practice areas are estate planning, elder law, tax and charitable giving.


  • Auburn University (B.S. Business Administration, Economics)
  • The University of Alabama (Juris Doctorate)
  • The University of Alabama (Master of Law in Taxation)

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • Supreme Court of Alabama and all other Alabama State Courts
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama

Professional Memberships

  • Alabama Bar Association

Publications and Presentations

  • Exempt Organizations and Charitable Activities in Alabama
  • How to Draft Wills and Trusts in Alabama
  • The Probate Process from Start to Finish in Alabama
  • Will Drafting
  • Administration of Decedent's Estate in Alabama
  • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Community Foundations
  • AV Rated

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