Nikola R. Djuric


Nick Djuric practices primarily in estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax; wills, trusts, and administration of estates; tax controversies; fiduciary litigation; and private foundations. In particular, he works closely with private family offices, closely held businesses, and their professional advisors on multigenerational estate planning. As chair of the Legislation and Code Revision Committees of the State Bar of Georgia Fiduciary Law Section, Nick has been active for many years in the reform of Georgia’s law of trusts and estates. Nick joined Djuric Spratt after practicing trust and estate and tax law for 21 years at Eversheds Sutherland (formerly Sutherland Asbill & Brennan). Before he began practicing law, he was a law clerk for Chief Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

PHONE: 404-523-3595

FAX: 404-523-8323


Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1996


  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
    83rd Ames Moot Court Competition Winning Team
    J.D. cum laude - 1995

  • Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
    B.A. magna cum laude - 1992

Professional Honors & Affiliations

  • The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow, Georgia State Chair
  • Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide, Ranked in Private Wealth Law from inception of publication to present
  • State Bar of Georgia Fiduciary Law Section, Chair, 2010-11; Verner F. Chaffin Career Service Award, 2017
  • Atlanta Bar Association Estate Planning & Probate Section, Chair, 2008-09; Distinguished Service Award, 2012
  • Atlanta Estate Planning Council, President, 2013-14
  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyer Foundation, S. Phillip Heiner Award, 2010
  • Georgia Federal Tax Conference, President, 2021-22
  • Georgia Heirs Property Law Center, Board of Directors

Community Involvement

  • Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, Chair, Board of Directors, 2014-16
  • Boy Scouts of America Troop 298