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D. Parker Baker III

D. Parker Baker III
  • Name: D. Parker Baker III
  • Position: Attorney
  • Bar Admissions: South Carolina
  • Alma Mater:
    • University of Florida Levin College of Law
    • University of South Carolina School of Law
    • Vanderbilt University
  • Email: pbaker@tfelawfirm.com
  • Social: LinkedIn

Parker Baker’s focus areas include estate planning, estate administration, business formation, and business succession planning. Undaunted by tax law, Parker excels at finding creative, tax-efficient solutions for a variety of client concerns.  To expand his sphere of influence, Parker writes for professional publications. SC Lawyer published his co-authored article, “The Basic Ins and Outs of the Corporate Transparency Act,” in September 2023.

Parker serves his clients by prioritizing thoughtful communication and personalized service. He believes that the key to client satisfaction lies in developing tailor-made solutions for the unique circumstances of every individual. His service ethic makes Parker an essential member of the TF&E team.

Educational Background

After graduating from Vanderbilt University, Parker attended the University of South Carolina School of Law. During law school, he worked as an editor for the South Carolina Law Review, won three Book Awards, and graduated magna cum laude. The following year, Parker earned an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he worked as editor for the Florida Tax Review.  

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, Master of Laws in Taxation
    • Book Award in Taxation of Gratuitous Transfers
    • Book Award in Corporate Taxation
    • Florida Tax Review, Articles Editor
  • The University of South Carolina School of Law, Juris Doctor (magna cum laude)
    • Book Award in Wills, Trusts, and Estates
    • Book Award in Secured Transactions
    • Book Award in Small Business Organizations
    • South Carolina Law Review, Articles Editor
    • Order of the Coif
    • Order of Wig and Robe Society
  • Vanderbilt University, Bachelor of Arts in History, 2019
    • Vanderbilt Club Rugby, Captain
    • Southeastern Collegiate Rugby Conference All-Conference Team
  • “The Basic Ins and Outs of the Corporate Transparency Act,” Co-Author, SC Lawyer, September 2023
Bar Admissions
  • South Carolina

I believe in straightforward legal guidance that mirrors the unique needs of each client, making complex estate and business matters simple and manageable. There’s real satisfaction in crafting clear, effective strategies that protect what’s important. It's not just about protecting assets or growing businesses—it's about honoring the client’s vision and making it a reality.

D. Parker Baker III