Bryan A. Schivera

 Bryan A. Schivera

Bryan A. Schivera

Partner
Location:
Savannah, Georgia
Phone:
912-236-3311
800-554-5128 (Toll free)
Fax:
912-236-8725
Email:


Education

  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    • J.D. - 2011
  • University of Georgia
    • A.B. - 2008

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law and Professional Corporations
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning

Bryan A. Schivera is a partner in the Tax and Corporate department of the firm. His primary areas of practice are business and tax law, estate planning, estate administration and probate, and estate and fiduciary litigation. Mr. Schivera was selected as a Rising Star in the area of Closely Held Business for 2018 and 2019.

Mr. Schivera, a native of Savannah, is a graduate of Benedictine Military School. He attended the University of Georgia, graduating in 2008 with a degree in Political Science. As a junior, Mr. Schivera was selected to participate in the E. Fleming Mason Memorial Internship Program and worked with both United States Senator John Thune and the LS Group in Washington, D.C. His senior year, he served as a legislative intern for Governor Sonny Perdue during the spring 2008 session.

Mr. Schivera graduated in 2011 from the University of Georgia School of Law. While in law school, he served on the editorial board of the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law. His note was selected for publication in the spring 2011 issue. During his time in law school, Mr. Schivera was selected for membership in Gridiron.

Mr. Schivera is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, previously serving as the co-chair of the Appellate Admissions Committee. He is a past President of the Savannah Young Lawyers Division and a former member of the Executive Committee of the Savannah Bar Association. In addition, Mr. Schivera is a graduate of the 2013 Georgia State Bar Young Lawyers' Leadership Academy class. Outside of his law practice, Mr. Schivera is a past President and current member of the Board of Advisors of the Savannah Civitan Club;Recording Secretary for the Italian Society of Savannah; and a member of the Emerging Leaders Committee of The Savannah Community Foundation, St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, the Savannah Estate Planning Council and the Fine Gael Society.

Presentations

Probate Law Overview; South Eastern Association of Legal Assistants Spring Seminar, April 12, 2019

Representing the Georgia Ports Authority; Guest Lecturer on Contracts at the University of Georgia School of Law, March 2019

The Probate Process from Start to Finish; National Business Institute Seminar, August 21, 2017

Probate Litigation Update; Savannah Bar Association Hot Topics Seminar, January 26, 2017

Prenuptial Agreements, Co-authored with Andrew M. Wilkes; Nuts and Bolts of Family Law, August 19, 2016

Utilizing Year's Support in Estate Administration and Probate; Savannah Estate Planning Council Quarterly Meeting, May 11, 2016

Published Works

  • Guarding your John Hancock
  • Revocable Trusts and Wills in Georgia
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