J. Lee E. Osborne focuses his practice on estate planning and trusts and estates administration, which often involves taxation and business planning and related transactions.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), which recognizes individual attorneys for distinguished contributions to the practice of estate planning, probate, and trust law. Currently, he serves as the Virginia State Chair for ACTEC.
Lee served for six years as an adjunct professor at the Washington and Lee School of Law where he taught Wealth Transfer Planning. He has presented continuing legal education programs on numerous subjects, including ethics, trust planning, and recent developments in trusts and estates law.
Lee is an active volunteer and serves on the boards of the Roanoke Bar Association, the Rescue Mission Foundation, Charitable Advisors of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Western Virginia Charitable Gift Planners, and Mill Mountain Theatre.
He is a member of the Roanoke Valley Alleghany Regional Commission (Chair 1995-99), the Roanoke Valley Transportation Planning Organization (Chair 1995-99), and the Roanoke Valley Greenway Commission.