Swain Law Firm
Elder Law, Veteran Pension Planning, Estate Planning
Dedicated to assisting Veterans, Elders, and their families for over 26 years
About Us
Jim has a law degree and a Masters of Business Administration Degree (MBA) from Memphis State University (now University of Memphis), a BA in Human Resource Management from Pepperdine University. He is a graduate of Renaissance Inc.'s Charitable Planning School and he is an accredited Attorney with the Veterans Administration.  He is licensed to practice law in Georgia and Tennessee.

Jim has a unique background with extensive knowledge and experience in Wealth Transfer and Estate Planning, Business Planning, Charitable Giving Planning, Executive Compensation Plans, developing and administrating Qualified and Nonqualified Benefit Plans, and advising Veterans about their Benefits. 


He conducts seminars for charitable institutions, individuals, attorneys, CPAs, investment advisors, insurance agents, and trust officers on estate planning, wealth preservation, business succession, charitable gifting, wealth transfer and Military Veterans benefits.  He is a co-developer and a co-presenter for the ElderCounsel VA Pension Course.


He is the founder and principal of Swain Law Firm with offices in Roswell and Cartersville, Georgia and founder of the Academy of VA Pension Planners.  He is a member of WealthCounsel, the premiere national association of Estate Planning attorneys, ElderCounsel, and the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).

He is also a member of the Roswell Rotary Club, the Tennessee and Georgia Bar Associations, the Georgia Planned Gifting Council, the North Georgia Estate Planning Council, American Legion Post 201 (Alpharetta), the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 120001 (John's Creek), and the Georgia Vietnam Veterans Association. 


He is a Vietnam Veteran, having served at the US Navy Base at Cam Ranh Bay.  He has 10 years active duty in the US Navy and 10 years in the Naval Reserve.