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Carolyn Jean Crain Dove

Business Attorney at Arlington, TX

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About Carolyn

Learn Carolyn’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Business
    Business formation, planning and representation in litigation.

  2. Estate planning
    Advice and drafting of documents to plan your estate and planning for incapacity. Drafting and funding trusts, drafting wills, powers of attorney and advance directives.

  3. Probate
    Representation in contested and uncontested matters, independent administrations, dependent administrations and muniments of title.

  4. Tax
    Tax controversy at all levels of state, federal and local tax areas, both civil and criminal; tax planning and research for businesses and individuals.

Ms. Dove graduated from SMU Dedman School of Law and received a Bachelor's of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin.  In addition to being an attorney she is also a licensed CPA.  Ms. Dove focuses her practice on assisting clients with wills and trusts, elder law, probate, small business issues, and tax matters.  Attorneys at The Dove Firm work closely with our clients and other professionals to ensure we provide the best legal services possible.

Licensed for 13 years
State TX
Status Eligible to Practice in Texas
Acquired 2009
Updated 01/13/2023

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

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The Dove Firm PLLC
255 N Center St Ste 102
Arlington, TX, 76011


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Posted by anonymous | October 4, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Great Consultant
Listened and gave me answers outside of the box.
Response from Carolyn Dove October 5, 2017
Thank you for the review! I am glad to be able to help folks in my community!


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Work Experience

  • Attorney/CPA
  • The Dove Firm PLLC
  • 2012 - Present
  • Business Law Lecturer
  • The University of Texas at Arlington
  • 2013 - 2017


  • Southern Methodist University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2008
  • University of Texas
  • BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
  • 2003

Legal Cases

  • Trust Fund Penalty Case
  • IRS did not assess any amount against our client.


  • State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Section
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas, Taxation Section
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Leadership Arlington
  • Graduate
  • 2015 - 2015
  • State Bar of Texas Solo and Small Firm Committee
  • Vice Chair
  • 2013 - 2016
  • Arlington Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member
  • 2011 - 2013
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Honorable Mention Elder Law Attorney
  • Arlington Today
  • 2019
  • Top Attorney
  • 360 West Magazine
  • 2018

Speaking Engagements

  • Arlington Bar Association
  • The Tax Burden and Prospects for Reform
  • N/A
  • UT Arlington
  • Business Law Lecturer
  • N/A

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Unknown Attorney | May 21
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"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."