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Board Certified, Estate Planning and Probate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization.


The Law Office of Walter Wm. Hofheinz provides responsive, cost-effective legal services, both traditional and online, including Wills, trusts, and other estate planning, probate, business planning, estate and trust litigation, and Texas probate collections. Located in central Dallas, Texas, the firm is conveniently accessible to the entire D/FW metroplex.


We work to accomplish our clients' goals and solve our clients' problems -- whether simple or complex. After fully understanding their circumstances, we then apply creative problem solving and the appropriate selection of legal tools to most effectively meet the client's needs with minimum inconvenience and expense.



Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 35%
    37 years
  2. Probate: 30%
    37 years
  3. Trusts: 25%
    37 years
  4. Business: 10%
    37 years

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    Walter is a very experienced and professional lawyer, who is excellent at providing creative and cost-effective solutions for his clients.


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Contact info

Law Office of Walter Wm. Hofheinz

6500 East Mockingbird Lane, Ste 100
Dallas, TX, 75214


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197908/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Lawyer of the YearState Bar General Practice and Solo Section2006
American Jurisprudence AwardBriefwriting and Oral Advocacy1977
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
LawyerLaw Office of Walter Wm. Hofheinz1982 - Present
Associate ProfessorTexas Wesleyan University School of Law1991 - 1997
LawyerRobert Jorrie P.C.1980 - 1982
LawyerFillmore and Camp, P.C.1979 - 1980
Publication nameTitleDate
Michael Salter and Julie Mason, Pearson Education Limited"Legal Analysis": Writing Law Dissertations, An Introduction and Guide to the Conduct of Legal Research2007
University of Miami Law Center Institute on Estate PlanningThe Use of Tax Saving Clauses in Drafting Wills and Trust1981
State Bar of Texas Professional Development ProgramMacintosh AdvantagesN/A
State Bar of TexasOverview of Estate PlanningN/A
State Bar of TexasMacintosh AdvantagesN/A
State Bar of TexasEffective Document PreparationN/A
State Bar of TexasOverview of Estate PlanningN/A
State Bar of TexasMacintosh UsesN/A
UnknownPlanning and Crafting to Avoid Valuation Problems–How to Avoid the WarN/A
UnknownTime, Billing, and Practice ManagementN/A
UnknownProduction Systems for Document AssemblyN/A
UnknownWealth Transmission Among Generations: Practical Implications of the Generation Skipping Transfer TaxN/A
UnknownPractical Applications of Systems for Estate Planning and Probate PracticeN/A
UnknownUsing Computers for Substantive Systems and Practice ManagementN/A
UnknownUsing Computers for Substantive Systems and Practice ManagementN/A
UnknownEffective Use of the Apple Macintosh in the Law Office,N/A
UnknownTools of the TradeN/A
UnknownEffective Time and Billing (and Practice Management) in the Apple Macintosh EnvironmentN/A
UnknownHandling a Typical Estate AdministrationN/A
UnknownEstate Planning: A SynopsisN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
McMurray CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Eckerd CollegeN/AN/A1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Texas Women’s University Continuing Education ProgramFinancial and Tax IssuesN/A
Texas Woman's University Continuing Education Program,Tax and Marital Property IssuesN/A
Texas Woman's University Continuing Education ProgramProperty IssuesN/A
Texas Woman's University Continuing Education ProgramCommunity Property IssuesN/A
Texas Woman's University Continuing Education ProgramThe Meditor's Use of Risk in MediationN/A
Texas Woman's UniversityMarital Property, Tax, and Financial IssuesN/A
race United Methodist Church, Dallas, Texas,Basic Estate PlanningN/A
ociety of Professionals in Dispute Resolution (SPIDR) Dallas Chapter, Dallas, TexasPro Se Litigants, Mediation, and the Unauthorized Practice of LawN/A
Dallas Bar Association Solo and Small Practice Section,Considerations for Practitioners in Solo and Small Practice:Planning your Own EstateN/A
Dallas Bar Association Probate, Trusts and Estates SectionEffective Mediation Advocacy in Probate and Trust Cases,N/A
Dallas Bar Association Employee Benefit and Executive Compensation SectionEthical Mediation AdvocacyN/A