Section Focus

A crowd of attendees watching a presentation on probateThe purpose of the Probate, Trusts & Estates Section is to promote the objectives and standards of professionalism of the Houston Bar Association within the field of probate, trusts & estates.

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Upcoming Events

Tue 28

Law Section: Probate, Trusts & Estate
Death of a Spouse: Phantom Estate Administration

January 28 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM


Section Officers

Molly Dear Abshire, Wright Abshire, Attorneys, PC

Immediate Past Chair
Bridget O’Toole, Schlanger, Silver, Barg & Paine, LLP

Chair Elect
Paul Strug, Weycer Kaplan Pulaski & Zuber, P.C.

Vice Chair
Leslie Amann, Sentinel Trust Company

Gus Tamborello, Gus G. Tamborello, P.C.

Fatima Breland, The Breland Law Firm

History of Probate, Trusts & Estate Section Chairs

Bylaws of the Probate, Trusts & Estates Section

Member Details

Section Members: 529
Section Dues: $25

Section Notes

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Law Student Policies

$1000 to one student from each local law school. Offered in the Spring semester. Each school selects a winning student based upon enrollment in classes related to probate, trusts and estate, exemplary success in a related subject area, and plans to work in a related field. Contact Aaron Dobbs (Gray Reed & McGraw) at (713) 986-7238.

No charge for students.