Uniquely Qualified Estate Planning And Probate Attorneys

Rated By Super Lawyers | Rising Stars | Sara H. Atkins | Superlawyers.com

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning - Wills and Trusts
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Marital Property Planning


  • St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
    • J.D. - 1995
    • Honors: With High Honors
  • The University of Texas at Austin
    • B.B.A. - 1992
    • Major: Marketing

Bar Admissions

  • Texas


Sara’s practice involves the preparation of wills, trusts and other estate planning documents. She has experience with sophisticated lifetime wealth transfer techniques and experience in the area of charitable giving that includes the creation and representation of family foundations. She also has extensive experience in representing individuals in their capacities as executors and trustees and in representing beneficiaries of estates and trusts. She is board certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Sara is married to Winn Atkins, also an attorney , and they have two sons, Reed (20) and Hayes (16).

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section, Member
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Estate Planning Council of Central Texas
  • National Committee on Planned Giving
  • Austin Bar Association, MemberEstate Planning and Probate Section, Member
  • Junior League of Austin, Past member and Board Member
  • SafePlace Foundation, Past member Board of Trustees
  • Helping Hand Home, Member
  • Helping Hand Home Foundation, Board Member

Classes & Seminars

  • Speaker for various CLE seminars, including State Bar of Texas, Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course, University of Texas SAGE Group, University of Texas Smart Planning for Smart Women Series


  • Named as a Texas Rising Star, Texas Monthly Magazine