Robert T. Prior
ROBERT T. (Bob) PRIOR, J.D., LL.M, is the founding partner of Prior, Daniel & Wiltshire. His practice focuses on estate planning, elder law, business planning and taxation.
Bob was born and raised in Madison, Georgia and graduated from Morgan County High School and the United States Naval Academy. Upon graduation from the Naval Academy, Bob followed a long family tradition and was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. He spent 11 years on active duty as a Marine infantry officer and later as Judge Advocate General.
Upon leaving the Marine Corps in 1997, Bob returned to Georgia and for the past twenty years has been in private practice. He specializes in estate and trust planning and administration, elder law, and business planning with an emphasis on taxation. Bob takes a unique approach to dealing with his clients and spends time getting to know them and their families on both a professional and personal level. He educates them on the estate planning process and carefully advises them regarding the decisions they need to make to have an effective plan. He uses his education, expertise, and years of experience to ensure that each client and their families have the best possible customized estate plan to meet their needs and objectives.
Bob has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Naval Academy. He graduated magna cum laude with a Juris Doctor from Mercer University and summa cum laude with a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Alabama . Bob is a member of WealthCounsel and ElderCounsel, organizations that provide support specifically to Estate Planning and Elder Law attorneys. He is also an active member of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys.
Bob has been very involved in his community. He is a Director at the Bank of Madison and Chairman of the Bank’s Asset and Liability Committee. He served on the Morgan County Board of Education, the Downtown Development Authority for Madison, Madison Chamber of Commerce, as a Deacon in his church, and as a Director of the Highland Hills Retirement Village.
Bob’s main office is located in Watkinsville, just off the Oconee Connector. To better serve his clients, he has satellite offices in Madison and Lake Oconee.
Bob’s hobbies include sports, reading, fishing, and music. He is married to Mary Ann (née Cunningham), his high school sweetheart, and they have four adult children and one grandchild.