Thomas W. “TJ” Aldous Jr. is a partner with the firm’s Private Client & Fiduciary Services Team.  His practice concentrates on estate, gift, generation-skipping and fiduciary income taxation, estate planning, estate and trust administration (including the preparation of fiduciary income tax returns and estate tax returns), and fiduciary litigation.  He has experience with multi-state and international estate planning and administration.  He has advised high net-worth individual and corporate clients on matters involving asset protection trusts, family trust companies, unitrust conversions, the construction of governing documents and governing document reformations.

Thomas W. “TJ” Aldous Jr. is a partner with the firm’s Private Client & Fiduciary Services Team.  His practice concentrates on estate, gift, generation-skipping and fiduciary income taxation, estate planning, estate and trust administration (including the preparation of fiduciary income tax returns and estate tax returns), and fiduciary litigation.  He has experience with multi-state and international estate planning and administration.  He has advised high net-worth individual and corporate clients on matters involving asset protection trusts, family trust companies, unitrust conversions, the construction of governing documents and governing document reformations.

Mr. Aldous also counsels clients on charitable conservation donations and the use of Virginia land preservation tax credits.  He was instrumental in bringing about what is believed to be the largest charitable donation in Virginia receiving land preservation tax credits.

Prior to joining Williams Mullen, Mr. Aldous practiced trust and estate law at two AmLaw 100- ranked law firms in Richmond, VA and Denver, Co. Most recently he practiced trust and estates law in the Charlottesville area where he also served as a candidate for Virginia State Senate (25th District) in 2011.

In 2012, Mr. Aldous was named a “Rising Star” by Virginia Super Lawyers.

Mr. Aldous is a graduate of Brigham Young University and the University of Kansas School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif. He received a masters of laws in taxation from the New York University School of Law.

Publications include:
Knight v. Commissioner and Its Impact on Proposed Regulation §1.67-4, Tax Management Real Estate Journal, Vol. 24, No. 3, 2008