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  • Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1995.

  • Rating of AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 by Martindale-Hubbell.

  • See below for links and further information.


Board Certified - Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Board Certified in Estate Planning & Probate since 1995


Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5

Martindale-Hubbell® PEER REVIEW RATINGS™




Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 25%
    34 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    34 years
  3. Trusts: 20%
    34 years
  4. Probate: 20%
    34 years
  5. Guardianship: 15%
    34 years

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  • Paul Neil Youngblood

    I endorse this lawyer. A stand-up guy. Very knowledgeable.


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  • Robert W. Leonard Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Jones is an excellent attorney and a goldmine of knowledge in Probate matters. I rely on his advice and counsel.


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Contact info

101 Summit Avenue
Suite 406
Fort Worth, TX, 76102-2611


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198207/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2013
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2013
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2012
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2011
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2010
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2009
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2008
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2007
Board Certified - Estate Planning and Probate LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
College of the State Bar of TexasFellow1997 - Present
Guardianship Services, Inc.Committee member1997 - Present
State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust SectionMember1985 - Present
Mississippi State BarMember1983 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1982 - Present
Guardianship Services, Inc.Director2001 - 2004
Guardianship Services, Inc.President1998 - 2000
Guardianship Service, Inc.Treasurer1997 - 1998
Guardianship Services, Inc.Director1997 - 1997
Tarrant County Probate Bar AssociationPresident1997 - 1998
Tarrant County Probate Bar AssociationPresident-Elect1996 - 1997
Tarrant County Probate Bar AssociationTreasurer1995 - 1996
Tarrant County Probate Bar AssociationSecretary1995 - 1996
Tarrant County Probate Bar AssociationBoard of Directors1992 - 1995
Publication nameTitleDate
Tarrant County Bar AssociationElder Law Handbook, contributor2000
Tarrant County Probate Bar AssociationProbate Practice Manual for Probate Courts of Tarrant County1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Baylor UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Harris Hospital AuxiliaryBasic Estate and Disability Planning2010
Tarrant County Bar AssociationBasics of Probate Administration2004
Guardianship Seminar at Broadway PlazaCase Study in Guardianship2004
Senior Citizen Services of Tarrant CountyEstate Planning & Planning for Disability; Elder Law Handbook2003
Senior Ministry First United Methodist ChurchMeet the Experts - Estate Planning2002
Senior Fair, First United Methodist ChurchPlanning for Disability and Estate Planning2002
Senior Citizen Services of Tarrant CountyEstate Planning & Planning for Disability2002
Plaza Medical Center Senior FriendsElder Law Seminar2002
Medical Plaza Hospital Fort WorthElder Law and the Elder Law Handbook2002
Continuity of CareDisability Planning & Guardianships2002
Senior Citizen Services of Tarrant CountyPlanning for Disability & Death, Elder Law Handbook2001
Osteopathic Health System of TexasElder Law2001
James L. West CenterGuardianship Case Study2001
Elder Law Brown Bag SeminarNuts & Bolts of Guardianship2001
Texas Wesleyan Law SchoolProbate & Guardianship Practice in Tarrant County2000