Greenville, SC

(864) 242-4080

(864) 242-5758

anelson@merlineandmeacham.com

Aaron joined the firm on October 2, 2012. As an "Of Counsel" addition to the firm, he brings expertise in Estate Planning, IRS Representation and Probate. In addition to representing clients in dealings with the IRS, he also handles Decanting cases and Trust Modification for Merline & Meacham clients.

Aaron lives in Bluffton with his wife, Elizabeth (Lizz), Nelson who is a tax attorney. They have two children. In addition to his professional work, Aaron is a member of the Bluffton Rotary Club, and the Hilton Head Island Rugby Football Club.

Education
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, (LL.M) Taxation (2012)
  • The Charleston School of Law, Magna Cum Laude (J.D.) (2011)
    • Assistant Articles Editor for the Charleston Law Review
    • Member - Mock Trial Team
  • The Citadel, (B.S.) Business Administration: Accounting, Cum Laude (2008)
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • South Carolina Bar - Tax Law Section (Member)
  • South Carolina Bar - Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Section (Member)
  • Greenville County Bar Association (Member)
  • Greenville Estate Planning Council (Member)
  • Greenville Estate Planning Study Group (Member)
Awards & Honors
  • Listed in Super Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star (2018)
  • Recipient of the CALI® Awards in Corporate Taxation, Partnership Taxation, Estate and Gift Taxation, and Securities Regulation at the Charleston School of Law
  • Recipient of the American Jurisprudence Book Award in Partnership Taxation at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law
  • Quarterfinalist - National Tax Moot Court Competition (2011)