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Riser Adkisson LLP is a boutique law firm whose partners are among the best known and respected nationally in their particular fields. Together, Chris Riser and Jay Adkisson are the authors of "Asset Protection: Concepts & Strategies" (McGraw-Hill 2004), which is the all-time best-selling book on the subject.

Chris Riser is the firm's partner in Athens, Georgia, and is licensed to practice law in that state and in North Carolina. A veteran of the first Gulf War, Chris leads the firm's planning practice and concentrates in the areas of asset protection and estate planning, though he normally maintains some litigation practice. Chris is a former Chairman of the American Bar Association's Asset Protection Planning Committee, and is a Solicitor (Non-Practicing) in England and Wales. More

Jay Adkisson is the firm's partner in Newport Beach, California, and is licensed to practice law in that state, Nevada, Oklahoma and Texas. A popular speaker, author and contributing writer to Forbes, Jay leads the firm's litigation practice and concentrates in the area of creditor-debtor litigation and captive insurance litigation, though he also maintains a substantial practice in the formation of captive insurance companies. Jay is the current Chairman of the American Bar Association's Captive Insurance Committee, and a Vice-Chair of the Insurance and Financial Services Committee. More

The firm does all of its work on a custom-made basis and with the benefit of many years of experience in the areas in which it practices.


As highly-sought speakers, in recent years Chris Riser and Jay Adkisson have presented to many professional groups as diverse as: American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, American Association of Life Underwriters, American Bar Association, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Assembly of Bank Directors, California Association of Judgment Professionals, California Continuing Education of the Bar, Estate Planning Council of the Lehigh Valley, Estate Planning Council of Philadelphia, Financial Planning Association, Florida Bar Association, Heckerling Institute, IRS Criminal Investigations, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Marin County Bar Association, Michigan Bar Association, National Business Institute, New York State Bar Association, Pepperdine University College of Law, OffshoreAlert Financial Due Diligence Conference, Oklahoma Bar Association, Orange County Bar Association, Orange County Institute of Internal Auditors, San Francisco County Bar Association, Santa Barbara County Bar Association, Society of Financial Services Professionals, Southern California Tax & Estate Planning Forum, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Tulsa County Bar Association, Underwriting Services of America, University of Texas CLE Program, U.S. Department of Justice - US Attorney Collections, Utah Captive Association, and Wealth Counsel.



Admitted Georgia and North Carolina


320 East Clayton Street, Suite 508

Athens, Georgia 30601

Ph: 706 552 4800   Fax: 404 420 2142


chris [at] risad.com

   Admitted Arizona, California, Nevada, Oklahoma and Texas
100 Bayview Circle, Suite 210
Newport Beach, California 92660
Ph: 949 200 7773   Fax: 877 698 0678
2850 West Horizon Ridge Pkwy, Suite 200
Henderson, Nevada 89052
Ph: 702-953-9617 Fax: 877-698-0678

jay [at] risad.com


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