Carrie Russom Quraishi, JD, CAPP is the principal of Quraishi Law Firm & Wealth Management located in Jonesboro, Arkansas, and serving clients nationwide. Her practice is focused on guiding clients through the complicated and often confusing maze of balancing family protection, wealth building, and preservation of cherished family values in the planning process.
Carrie is dedicated to using her wealth of experience, mastery of the law, and commitment to a client-first approach to help successful families and small business owners create an integrated financial, legal, and life plan to protect what matters most. She believes that proper estate and wealth planning can bring wisdom and insight to the planning process that can fundamentally change the trajectory of families for generations to come.
Carrie’s areas of practice include proactive tax planning, financial/investment planning, estate planning, elder law, probate and trust administration, estate and trust taxation, charitable and not-for-profit planning, business succession, wealth preservation planning, and special needs planning.
Carrie completed her undergraduate work at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas, graduating cum laude with a degree in Finance. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law. She is the author of several books, including The Dirty Dozen: 12 Costly Mistakes Families Make In Their Estate Plan and Smart, Simple Wealth: How to Get It, Keep It, and Pass It On and is a frequent speaker on financial and legal topics. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Arkansas Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, WealthCounsel, and ElderCounsel. Carrie is licensed to practice law in Arkansas, Tennessee, and Texas. Carrie is also a Certified Asset Protection Planner designated by the Wealth Preservation Institute.
"My goal is to give clients clear and straightforward advice on complex topics such as estate planning, asset protection, and wealth management. I believe that a good lawyer and adviser makes things as simple as possible for clients to understand," Carrie said. "Choosing an attorney and adviser to protect everyone you love and everything you own is obviously a critical decision. You need a professional who possesses experience and knowledge in the areas of estate planning, business planning, asset protection, and wealth management. Equally important, you need an attorney who will take the time to get to know you and your family or business, gain a thorough understanding of your greatest concerns and hopes for the future, and then work closely with you to design a plan that addresses every single one of them."
On a personal note, Carrie is a lifetime member of the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) and is a former AQHA Amateur World Champion and All-Around Amateur in the Nation. She is married to her supportive husband of 13+ years, who also works at the firm, and they have two children.
- Juris Doctor – Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX)
- Bachelor of Science; Finance, cum laude – Arkansas State University (Jonesboro, AR)
Carrie has published several books, including The Dirty Dozen: 12 Costly Mistakes Families Make In Their Estate Plan and Smart, Simple Wealth: How to Get It, Keep It and Pass It On. She has also contributed to Defuse: 7 Steps to Saving Your 401k From the IRS, alongside Dan Cuprill, CFP.