Uniquely Qualified Estate Planning And Probate Attorneys

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning - Wills, Trusts, Personal Management Documents, such as powers of attorney
  • Probate and Estate Administration, including death settlement activities for deceased grantor trusts
  • Marital Property Planning
  • Estate Tax Return and Gift Tax Return preparation


  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. – 2003
    • Diploma of Civil Law
    • Law Review: Louisiana Law Review, Managing Editor Volume 63, 2002 – 2003
  • The University of Texas at Austin
    • B.A. – 1993
    • Major: English
    • Minor: Journalism

Bar Admissions

  • Texas


Katherine’s practice primarily involves the preparation of wills, trusts and other estate planning documents, but she also represents individuals and corporate fiduciaries in their capacities as executors and trustees, as well as representing beneficiaries of estates and trusts.

In addition to her experience as an attorney in private practice, she worked for a corporate trustee in their Estate Administration and Estate Tax Departments, where she gained extensive experience in estate taxation and compliance.  

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Tax Law Section, Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member (inactive)
  • Austin Tax Study Group, Member, Past Treasurer
  • Estate Planning Council of Central Texas, Member
  • Austin Bar Association, Estate Planning and Probate Section, Member
  • Vecina, Volunteer Attorney (2021 to current)

Published Works

  • “Speedbump on the Information Superhighway: Slowing Transmission of Digital Works to Protect Copyright Owners”, 63 La. L. Rev. 411 (2003)