Ms. McCall practices in the area of trusts and estates, specializing in estate planning and estate and trust administration. On the estate planning side, Ms. McCall advises clients on how to achieve their goals with respect to the distribution and protection of their assets and on gift and estate tax issues that may affect them. She has prepared a wide variety of estate plans ranging from the simple to the sophisticated; such plans have included as components wills, revocable trusts, insurance trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts, qualified personal residence trusts, family limited partnerships, and limited liability companies, third party special needs trusts, powers of attorney and advance directives for health care. In addition to counseling U.S. citizens and residents, Ms. McCall has advised foreign nationals holding U.S. assets.

On the administration side, Ms. McCall has extensive experience advising clients on asset management and distribution upon the death of a loved one. She has handled estate probates and administrations for estates of all sizes, whether testate (with a will) or intestate (without one). She also has experience with probating non-U.S. wills in...

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  • Publications
    • “The Estate Tax Marital Deduction for Nonresident Aliens—Planning Opportunities,” 7 Tax Notes International 749, September 1993
    • (Co-Author) “Chapter 11:  State Laws, Starting and Operating a Business in Georgia, 1988-1992 Editions.
    • “The Effects of Rent Control in Egypt,” Arab Law Quarterly, 151ff, 279ff, 345ff (3-part series), 1988.
    • “Sovereign Immunity:  Extension of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act to Foreign Instrumentalities,” 25 Harvard International Law Journal 500, 1984.
  • Language
    • Arabic
    • French
    • Spanish




Betsy B. McCall


[email protected]




United States Tax Court


Harvard Law School, J.D., Cum Laude, 1987
Harvard Graduate School of Arts & Sciences/Center for Middle East Studies, M.A, 1987
Harvard College, B.A. Anthropology (Social), Magna Cum Laude, 1982

Prior Law Firm Experience

Miller and Martin, PLLC
Glass, McCullough, Sherrill & Harrold

Practice Areas