Wells Marble & Hurst, PLLC

R. James YoungR. James Young is a member of Wells Marble & Hurst, PLLC where his main emphasis of practice is in the area of estate planning and probate as well as the related areas of elder law guardianships and conservatorships, corporations and real estate. A significant amount of Mr. Young's practice is devoted to estate and trust matters and elder law.

Mr. Young received his B.B.A. in Banking and Finance from The University of Mississippi and his J.D. degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law. He was an Estate Tax Attorney with The Internal Revenue Service for six years, where he received the High Quality and Special Achievement Awards. Mr. Young has been included in Best Lawyers in America since 1997, and he was named a Super Lawyer in 2006.

He has instructed estate planning courses for life insurance agents, stock brokers, and other lawyers, and he is a frequent speaker before professional and civic groups on topics of estate planning. He has served as chairman of the Annual Estate Planning Seminar co-sponsored by the Mississippi College School of Law and the Estate Planning Council of Mississippi. He is a member of the American, Mississippi and Hinds County Bar Associations, the Jackson Tax Forum, the Jackson Estate Planning Forum and the Financial Planning Association where he has served on various boards and in various offices. Mr. Young is past president of the Estate Planning Council of Mississippi. he is also a member of the Taxation Section and the Estates and Trusts Section of The Mississippi Bar, and he is past Chair of the Estates and Trusts section. He is a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and is past Chair for the State of Mississippi. He is an Accredited Estate Planner with the National Association of Estate Planning Councils. He is also a past Chairman of the Mississippi Asset Protection Committee.


Wells Marble & Hurst, PLLC provide the following services:

Estate Planning

  • Wills
  • Tax Planning
  • Life Insurance Trusts
  • Revocable Living Trusts

Estate, Trust and Guardianship Administrations

  • Probate
  • Fiduciary Accounting Services
  • Guardianships and Conservatorships
  • Post-Mortem Tax Planning

Asset Protection Planning

  • Limited Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Spendthrift Trusts
  • Corporations

Elder Law

  • Planning for Disability
  • Medicaid Eligibility

Request Help or Info in the Form Below

Enter a
question, request
or comment:
  We strive to prevent spam. Please type the
word below to show you are a smiling human.
Type the word*: CAPTCHA
  Case sensitive (lowercase).
Required = *
  We respect your privacy. Your information will
not be given nor sold to any other entity.

Service Area

Proudly serving Hinds, Rankin, Madison Counties, & surrounding areas.

Contact Us

R. James Young
Wells Marble & Hurst, PLLC

300 Concourse Boulevard, Suite 200, Ridgeland, MS 39157

Phone #: 601-605-6900
Fax #: 601-605-6901

Email: jyoung@wellsmar.com
Web: www.wellsmar.com

Alternate contact:
Suzanne Tanner, 601-605-6951
Email: stanner@wellsmar.com

If you prefer, indicate your needs in the form below and I will contact you to let you know how I can help.