Rebecca McNabb, J.D., LL.M.
Rebecca McNabb, J.D., LL.M., serves as Vice President and Trust Officer for Magnolia Trust Company. In this role, Rebecca brings her legal background and trust experience to support the areas of complex estate planning and trust administration issues. Her unique perspective allows her to maintain steadfast dedication in finding personalized solutions for Magnolia clients.
While working for Magnolia, Rebecca joined the Tennessee Bankers Association Trust Committee where she works with other professionals to continuously improve Tennessee’s trust legislation. Rebecca also pursues her passions of caving and family heritage by serving as an officer and volunteer for non-profits including the Chattanooga Grotto (caving club), the National Speleological Society, and the Clan Macnab Society International.
Rebecca received her Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, Legal Studies at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree at the University of Tennessee (UT) College of Law, where she focused her studies on estate and tax issues and graduated with a capstone in Estate Planning. Rebecca completed her Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in Taxation from the University of Alabama. Her focus while pursuing her LL.M. was on estate planning concerns.
Prior to joining Magnolia, Rebecca worked for Elder Law of East Tennessee, where she strengthened her passion for utilizing trusts to address complex client issues. Her internships include Hamilton County Chancery Court, the offices of Senator Bob Corker and Senator Lamar Alexander, as well as an established trust company in the region.
While obtaining her degree at the UT College of Law, Rebecca served as a student attorney in Wills Clinic, a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site coordinator for the College of Law, UT’s Pro Bono club fundraising chair, and the treasurer of the Animal Law Society. She was awarded The CALI Excellence for the Future Award® in both Wills & Trusts and Contract Drafting by The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI), a nonprofit organization that recognizes law students who achieve the highest GPA in their course.