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Nicole Sain

also known as Nicole Sain Thornton

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Probate

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Probate: 50%
  2. Estate Planning: 50%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-250/hour), Contingent (25-40%), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

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    Nicole is an excellent attorney. Her ability to execute strategies and articulate her positions is unmatched among her peers. Nicole also has a natural talent for case management and effective communication with clients and opposing counsel.

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Contact Info

Ostrom/Sain LLP

6363 Woodway, Suite 300
Houston, TX, 77057

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200408/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Stoll et al v. HendersonJudgment Affirmed.
Doherty v. JPMorgan Chase BankTrial Court Reversed
Gammill v. Fettner, et. alJudgment Affirmed

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Presented at National Business Institute Seminar: The Probate Process from Start to Finish, July 2011Prudent and Proper Treatment of Assets2011
Presented at National Business Institute Seminar: Trusts 101, November 2011Trusts Used for Tax Reduction2011
Presented at National Business Institute Seminar: Trusts 101, November 2011Trusts: Ethical Considerations2011
Presented at National Business Institute Seminar: The Probate Process from Start to Finish, April 2007, April 2008, & April 2009A Law Degree Doesn’t Come With a Halo: Navigating Ethical Issues In Probate Practice2009
Presented at National Business Institute Seminar: The Probate Process from Start to Finish, April 2007, April 2008, & April 2009The Rights of the Surviving Spouse2009
Presented at National Business Institute Seminar: The Probate Process from Start to Finish, April 2007 & April 2008Litigating the Case in Probate Court (2008)2008
Presented at Houston Bar Association, 2007 Wills and Probate InstituteWill Contest Basics2007
Presented at South Texas College of Law Wills and Probate Institute, September 2006Intestate Succession, The New American Family2006
Presented March 1, 2005 at the Attorneys in Tax and Probate Section MeetingEstate Liability for Child Support Obligations2005

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of HoustonDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A2003

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
The Probate Process From Start to FinishPrudent and Proper Treatment of Assets2011
Small Firm PanelSmall Firms2008