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James Noel Voeller

also known as Jim Voeller

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Trusts, Business, Elder Law, Probate

About Me

As a law firm we are committed to outstanding client services. It is what sets us apart from other law firms. Our goal is to always exceed our clients' expectations.


One of the joys of my life is having the privilege of practicing law with my son, David. This picture shows us standing in front of our building. It will be our high honor to serve you with all of your legal needs.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Estate Planning: 30%
    35 years, 4 thousand cases
  2. Trusts: 25%
    30 years, 3.5 thousand cases
  3. Business: 20%
    35 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Elder Law: 15%
    13 years, 300 cases
  5. Probate: 10%
    21 years, 400 cases

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • Stephen Joel Livens

    James is a very talented attorney that I have worked with on several complex cases. The vast amount of knowledge and experience that James has is difficult to find today. I cannot say enough good things about him as an attorney and person!

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    Stephen Livens Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Peter Gilbert Lennington

    I have had the pleasure of collaborating with Jim on a variety estate planning matters. Jim's knowledge base is deep, and his command of estate planning strategies is exceptional. Jim Voeller has my unqualified endorsement as an effective estate planning attorney.

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    Peter Lennington Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

19311 Fm 2252
San Antonio, TX, 78266

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200205/02/2015
ILRetired200105/14/2015
MNInactive198004/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 LawyersThe National Advocates2014
2014 Five Star Wealth ManagerTexas Monthly Magazine2014
Estate Planning Law SpecialistEstate Law Specialist Board, Inc.2014
10 Year FellowCollege of the State Bar of Texas2013
2013 Five Star Wealth ManagerTexas Monthly Magazine2013
2012 Five Star Wealth ManagerTexas Monthly Magazine2012
Five Star Wealth ManagerTexas Monthly2011
World's Greatest DadThe Voeller Children2010
2010 FIVE STAR Wealth ManagerCity Magazine - Austin/San Antonio2010
Selected to be part of Speaker's BureauWealth Counsel2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of James N. Voeller1982 - Present
Associate AttorneyWiese and Cox1981 - 1982
Staff Tax AccountantErnst and Whinney1980 - 1981

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
San Antonio Financial Planning AssociationBoard Member2014 - Present
San Antonio Financial Planning AssociationAttorney Member2012 - Present
San Antonio Estate Planners CouncilMember2012 - Present
National Association of Elder Law AttorneysMember2010 - Present
ElderCounselAttorney Member2010 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarMember2007 - Present
Advisors ForumMember2006 - Present
College of the State Bar of TexasMember2004 - Present
WealthCounselMember2003 - Present
San Antonio Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section, State Bar of TexasMember2003 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2002 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Qualification for VA Aid and Attendance BenefitsSuccessfully rearranged assets to qualify
Protecting Assets from "Ex-In-LawsSuccessfully planned to protect inheritance
Protected Assets left to surviving spouseFamily Protected

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Community Circular MagazinesFeel Like Being Risky?2012
Community Circular MagazinesYou Don't Have To Spend It All On The Nursing Home2012
Estate Planning Strategies - Collective Wisdom, Proven TechniquesBeneficiary Controlled Descendants' Trusts2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University Of MinnesotaLawJuris Doctor, cum laude1980
University of Saint Thomas (St Paul, MN)Political ScienceB.A., magna cum laude1977

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Society of Financial Service ProfessionalsFederal Estate Tax Update: Has Anything Changed?2007
Society of Financial Service ProfessionalsPractical Estate Planning Strategies for IRA’s and Life Insurance2007