Jamie Traughber

Jamie Traughber is an Estate, Trust and Tax Attorney, and is the Managing Partner of Hargrove Traughber LLP. He graduated from the University of Kentucky with a B.A. in History and received his J.D. from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law. Jamie has practiced Estate, Trust and Tax law for his entire career.

Prior to starting Hargrove Traughber LLP, Mr. Traughber was a partner with Hargrove Madden LLP where he led the Elder Law and Special Needs Practice. He was also an Estate, Trust and Tax attorney with the Louisville, Kentucky office of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC.

Jamie advises individuals and business owners on Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Tax Planning, Family Business Planning, Business Succession, and Charitable Planning matters. He also represents Executors, Administrators and Trustees in Probate, Estate and Trust Administration Matters. Jamie is experienced in both domestic and international tax, planning and administration matters.

Jamie has a passion for helping the elderly and individuals with disabilities and special needs. Early in his career, he began focusing on Special Needs Planning and Elder Law Planning, along with Asset Protection for all individuals - those of modest and those with great wealth. Mr. Traughber also advises many Guardians, Conservators and Trustees of Special Needs Trusts regarding their specific and nuanced needs.

Jamie is a frequent speaker at various seminars on Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Tax, Special Needs and Long-Term Care Planning matters, including the University of Louisville Business School sponsored Louis A. Grief Tax Institute. He has also published an article in the Kentucky Bench and Bar as Co-Author of "Death Taxes: Confusion Reigns."

Jamie is actively involved in the community and serves as a Director for Harbor House of Louisville, Inc. - lighting the way for people with disabilities. Jamie also supports the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in its search for a cure to Type 1 Diabetes. He is also a member of the Louisville, Kentucky and American Bar Associations, and is admitted to practice law in Kentucky.

Bar and Professional

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Co-Author Death Taxes: Confusion Reigns", Kentucky Bench and Bar

Community Involvement

  • Harbor House of Louisville, Director
  • Speaker
    • Estate Planning
    • Asset Protection
    • Tax
    • Special and Long-Term Care Planning
    • University of Louisville Business School Louis A. Grief Tax Institute


  • jtraughber@htestatelaw.com
    Fax: 502.287.0710
  • Education

  • Louis D Bradeis School of Law, University of Louisville, J.D.
  • University of Kentucky, B.A.
  • Admitted to Practice

  • Kentucky
  • Practice Areas

  • Asset Protection
  • Business Planning
  • Elder Care Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Special Needs Planning