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Henry C.T. ("Tip") Richmond, III's practice consists primarily of advising on trust and estate matters, gift and estate tax planning, and closely-held business matters, including succession planning. Tip represents professionals, executives and business owners in connection with their tax, estate and business planning needs, as well as trust companies and individuals who are serving as fiduciaries of estates and trusts.

Contact & Links
  • 300 West Vine Street, Suite 1700
    Lexington, KY 40507
  • English
  • University of Miami School of Law, LL.M, graduated 1981
  • University of Louisville, J.D., graduated 1980
  • Wake Forest University, B.A., Political Science , graduated 1973
Bar Admissions
  • Kentucky, Kentucky Bar Association
  • Florida, The Florida Bar
  • Kentucky Historical Society - Member, Governing Board
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel - Fellow
  • Bluegrass Estate Planning Council - Member and Past President
  • Bluegrass Estate Planning Council - President, 1990
  • Fayette County Bar Association - Member
  • First Presbyterian Church - Deacon and Elder
  • Idle Hour Country Club - Member
  • Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass - Board of Directors
  • Keeneland Club - Member
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Probate and Trust Law Section - Legislative Committee
  • Kentucky Historical Society Foundation, Inc. - Board of Directors and Second Vice-President
  • Leadership Kentucky - Participant 2002
  • Lexington Club - Member
  • PNC Bank Central Kentucky Trust Operations - Vice President and Trust Officer, 1985-1988
  • Wake Forest University Alumni Club of Kentucky - Past President

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2024 - Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Trusts and Estates
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Trusts and Estates, Lexington (2024)
  • Trusts and Estates, Lexington (2016)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Trusts and Estates
Special Focus:
  • Asset Protection
  • Estate Planning
  • Gift Planning
  • Planning for Closely Held Businesses
  • Probate
  • Succession Planning
  • Recognized as one of the "Top 50 Attorneys in Kentucky" in the Kentucky Super Lawyers® lists, 2008-2010
  • Selected for inclusion in Kentucky Super Lawyers® in the field of Estate Planning & Probate, 2007-2017
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2006-2017, in the fields of Trusts and Estates and Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law


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