Attorney & Counselor At Law

Luke A. Barry, J.D.

is the founder and managing attorney of Dogwood Estate Planning, a law firm located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He is an experienced practitioner in the fields of estate planning, wills, living trusts, probate, trust administration, real estate, and business law.

Luke believes that the highest quality legal services should be made available and affordable to middle-income individuals, families and small businesses. He has developed tools and processes that simplify the formation of business entities and the creation of professional-grade wills, living trusts, living wills, and powers of attorney for Alabama residents.

We focus exclusively on helping families like yours plan for life, deal with death, resolve conflict, and give to the community. Dogwood Estate Planning clients are people who desire abundant lives of purpose and significance. We realize the true measure of their wealth includes commitment to their community, relationships with their family, remembrance of their heritage and building a lasting legacy.

Dogwood Estate Planning represents a variety of familes at different stages of life:

  • Traditional two parent families or single parents wishing to provide for and protect their children and themselves,
  • Unmarried couples who are either solidifying their relationship through proper planning or dissolving their relationship with the assistance of caring counsel,
  • Blended families negotiating the challenges of creating new relationships with varying expectations,
  • High net worth families seeking strategies for minimizing estate and income taxes,
  • Family business owners seeking ways to protect and expand their companies and considering how and when to transition to the next generation of ownership,
  • Estate executors and beneficiaries navigating the court process of probate administration,
  • Family members carrying out the legacy left behind through a trust administration,
  • Executors, trustees, and beneficiaries seeking to resolve conflicts, and
  • Families and individuals giving to the community.

Luke is a native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He earned his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Alabama and his law degree at Birmingham School of Law.

In addition to his extensive professional experience as a wills, living trust, and probate attorney, he is real estate investor and entrepreneur.

He and his wife Andrea live in Tuscaloosa, Alabama with their daughter.

Let's build something together, get in touch with us