well established and here for you

The Team

service with a smile

Meet Our People

We, here at Estate Management CounselorsLLC, believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership and truly believe that our success is a result of your success. We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience, and financial acumen.  Our goal is to become your trusted advisor for life. 

law as a way of life

The Team

Sean G. Todd

Founding Partner

Sean G. Todd draws upon the substantial knowledge of tax and financial planning which he gained in his 20+ years of practice.  Sean is a licensed attorney with a Master of Taxation degree.  Sean is also a licensed Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner and a Certified Public Accountant.  He has extensive experience in the areas of Tax, Estate and Financial Planning.  Sean has been an adjunct professor at Oglethorpe University and Emory University in Atlanta.  He is currently teaching Federal Income Tax Planning at The University of Georgia.

Joseph T. Smith


Joseph T. Smith  earned his Bachelor of Science in Business from Indiana University and his law degree from Ohio Northern College of Law.  In addition, Sean continued his education with a specialization in tax by earning a Master of Taxation degree from The University of Akron.  Sean has been a featured speaker at the National Self Storage Association meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada on several occasions.  He also lectures on topics dealing with estate and financial planning and the new tax laws.

Joanne S. Smith


Clients benefit when working with Joanne S. Smith because of her practical experience: She has completed over 2,000 estate and financial plans for individuals and business owners in the State of Georgia, and clients also benefit from her professional training in investments, finance, accounting, estate planning, taxes and the law.  She has an unmatched ability to coordinate all the moving parts to objectively evaluate and provide effective professional advice to his clients.

What People Say About Us

Client Testimonials

be part of our success.
join today.