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Donna Dorothy Bergen

Donna Dorothy Bergen

also known as Donna Grotenberg, Dede Bergen

About me

Donna Dorothy Grotenberg is an attorney with the Will & Trust Center and practices in the area of estate planning. Using an array of techniques, she helps clients protect the well-being of their families and shield their wealth from taxes, probate and creditors.

Prior to joining Creative Planning, Donna held the position of Assistant Vice President of Estate Administration with Kanaly Trust in Houston, TX. She also practiced estate planning and probate law at her own Houston law firm. Before attending law school Donna was a project manager for Medscape from WebMD.

Donna received a Bachelor of English and Political Science from the University of Florida, a Master of Public Administration from Seton Hall University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law Center. Donna is a licensed attorney in Texas and Florida.

Donna resides in Florida with her husband and son.


Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 50%
  2. Trusts: 30%
  3. Probate: 10%
  4. Guardianship: 5%
  5. Elder Law: 5%



Hourly ($200-300/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. A top-notch attorney, highly respected in the legal community.


    Joshua Wiseman Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Ada Ivana Ferrer

    Donna is an intelligent, highly ethical attorney. Her work is thoughtful and insightful. You'll be in good hands with her.


    Ada Ferrer Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Creative Planning Legal, PA

3400 College Blvd.
Leawood, KS, 66211


FLMember in Good Standing201209/08/2015
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 201010/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Graduate FellowHarris County Attorneys Office2010 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Disability and Elder Law Attorneys AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Attorneys in Tax and ProbateN/A2011 - Present
Houston Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of HoustonLawJuris Doctorate2010
Seton Hall UniversityHealthcare AdministrationMasters in Public Administration2007
University of FloridaEnglish & Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2004