About Attorney J. Kevin Tharpe

In addition to representing people in elder law, special needs planning, and estate planning, Kevin provides volunteer services to groups in northeast Georgia, including ConnectAbility. He speaks to groups about elder law and special needs planning for children and adults.

In addition to many speaking engagements for local groups, Kevin gives to the community with service in these organizations:


  • A former trustee of the Gainesville State College Foundation
  • Former member of the Board of Directors of Legacy Link Advisory Council
  • Former board member of the Guest House Adult Day Care Center
  • Professor of paralegal studies at Gainesville State College
  • Evergreen Terrace Personal Care Homes, Inc.
  • Meals on Wheels volunteer

Over 25 Years Of Experience

With 25 years of experience, Kevin understands how estate planning, special needs planning, and government benefits programs work together. This is a crucial element of a thorough plan. He explains your eligibility for benefits programs and ensures that you do not make costly mistakes that may disqualify you or deplete your assets.

Kevin also maintains professional membership in the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and serves as an accredited advisor of the Department of U.S. Veterans Affairs.