Nikola R. Djuric

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Nick Djuric joined Bowden Spratt after practicing trusts and estates law for 21 years at Eversheds Sutherland (formerly Sutherland Asbill & Brennan). Nick practices primarily in estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax; wills, trusts, and administration of estates; tax controversies; fiduciary litigation; and private foundations. In particular, he works closely with private family offices and their professional advisors on multigenerational estate planning. As chair of the Legislation Committee and the Trust Code Revision Committee of the State Bar of Georgia Fiduciary Law Section, Nick has been active for many years in the reform of Georgia’s law of trusts and estates. Before he began practicing law, Nick was a law clerk for Chief Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

PHONE: 404-523-3595

FAX: 404-523-8323

EMAIL: nickdjuric@bowdenspratt.com

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1996

Education

  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts 83rd Ames Moot Court Competition Winning Team J.D. cum laude - 1995
  • Duke University, Durham, North Carolina B.A. magna cum laude - 1992

Professional Honors & Affiliations

  • The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow
  • Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide, Ranked in Private Wealth Law from inception of publication to present
  • State Bar of Georgia Fiduciary Law Section, Chair, 2010-11; Verner F. Chaffin Career Service Award, 2017
  • Atlanta Bar Association Estate Planning & Probate Section, Chair, 2008-09; Distinguished Service Award, 2012
  • Atlanta Estate Planning Council, President, 2013-14
  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyer Foundation, S. Phillip Heiner Award, 2010
  • Georgia Federal Tax Conference, Board of Directors
  • Georgia Heirs Property Law Center, Board of Directors

Community Involvement

  • Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, Chair, Board of Directors, 2014-16
  • Cathedral of Christ the King, Parish School of Religion
  • Boy Scouts of America Troop 298