Probate, Trusts & Estates

 

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.

Join this and other sections online by clicking here, or by completing this form. If you are a new licensee, a third-year law student or an LL.M. candidate, you are eligible for free section membership for one year — learn more by calling the HBA membership department at (713) 759-1133. Click here to return to the Sections Landing Page.

 

Calendar

The Probate, Trusts & Estates Section meets on the last Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at the Greenway Plaza Conference Center located between 8 Greenway and 12 Greenway, on Richmond Ave. between Timmons and Edloe (parking to the north, off of Colquitt). Click here for directions.

  • March 31, 2020: "Hot Topics in Subchapter J" with Arielle Pranger
  • April 28, 2020: Panel with Harris County Probate Court Judges
  • May 26, 2020: Case Law Update with Dr. Gerry Beyer

 

Materials

View and download section meeting materials

 

Section Officers

Chair
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

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

Treasurer
Fatima Breland, The Breland Law Firm

Section Council Members

Wesley Bowers
Fizer Beck Webster Bentley & Scroggins

Keri D. Brown
Baker Botts L.L.P.

Brian Cororve
Gray Reed & McGraw LLP

Aaron Dobbs
Gray Reed & McGraw LLP

Tama Klosek
Klosek & Associates PLLC

Mary Mason
Gray Reed & McGraw LLP

History of Probate, Trusts & Estate Section Chairs

Bylaws of the Probate, Trusts & Estates Section

 

 

Member Details

Section Members: 586
Section Dues: $25

 

Section Notes

Visit the Probate, Trusts & Estate website at www.hbaprobate.org

 

Law Student Policies

Scholarships
$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 Tama Klosek (Klosek and Associates) at (713) 255-0495.

Meetings
No charge for students.