Our Legal Team


The Brooker Law Firm, P.A. provides personalized legal advice and representation regarding federal and state tax matters, formation of business entities, estate planning, and business transactions. Established in 2005 in Columbia, SC, the firm is committed to responsive and thorough legal services to our clients.

Our Practice

Lead Attorney, Jeff Z. Brooker, III, Esq.

Jeff Brooker is a Certified Specialist in Taxation Law by the South Carolina Supreme Court. Mr. Brooker strives to find practical, economic solutions for the planning needs of his clients. His expertise lies in tax planning for individuals and business including estate planning, tax planning for businesses and dealing with controversies with governmental tax authorities, federal and state.

Mr. Brooker is a regionally known attorney who has been included on the Best Lawyers in America list by U.S. News and World Report since 2012 because of his reputation for providing thorough and thoughtful advice to his clients. Prior to relocating to Columbia in 1998, Mr. Brooker lived and worked in Houston, Texas while earning his Master of Laws degree in Taxation from the University of Houston.

Jeff Z. Brooker III, Best Lawyers Award Badge 2020

Israel Stone, Jr. Esq.

Before joining The Brooker Law Firm, P.A. in 2017, Mr. Stone was an Assistant Vice President and Trust Officer for Arthur State Bank where he was primarily responsible for trust and estate administration services for bank customers.

Previous to that work experience, Mr. Stone held the position of law clerk to the Richland County (SC) Probate Court, which is one of the largest Probate Courts in South Carolina.

Mr. Stone brings significant experience to his clients, particularly with regard to the administration of trusts and estates, both in planning (how to think practically and effectively about the correct manner to implement the actual goals and objectives of his clients) and also having experience in the administration of trusts and estates after a family member has died or become incapacitated.

The Brooker Law Firm, P.A. endeavors to provide you with thorough legal representation within our practice areas. Contact us at 803-779-1065 to schedule a consultation.