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Gus M Bernard

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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Probate: 31%
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
  3. Guardianship: 29%
  4. Contracts: 5%
  5. Business: 5%



Hourly ($75-210/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

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  • Suzanne Benvenuto Simpson

    Gus and I worked together on a very complex probate case that spanned several states and included over forty interested persons. His insight, wisdom, calm and friendly manner helped this estate process in a much smoother manner than may otherwise have happened. I've been able to contact Gus to toss around ideas over the years and greatly appreciate his willingness to share his knowledge with his colleagues. I am delighted to recommend Gus.


    Suzanne Simpson Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Bernard Law Office

700 Louisiana Street Suite 4800
Houston, TX, 77002-5824


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 201007/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBernard Law Office1999 - Present
ClerkMonroe County Prosecutor1997 - 1997
ClerkHonorable V. Sue Shields, US District Court1996 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Houston Bar Association, Elder Law CommitteeCo-chair2014 - Present
Houston Bar Association, Probate, Trusts and Estate SectionMember2010 - Present
Phi Delta PhiMember1996 - Present
American Association of Individual InvestorsTreasurer2011 - 2014
St Thomas More Society of MarylandFormer President2002 - 2010
Maryland State Bar Association, Estate and Trust Law Section, Estate and Gift Tax Study GroupMember2001 - 2010
Maryland State Bar Association, Estate and Trust Law SectionMember1999 - 2010
Howard County Bar Association, Estates and Trusts SectionMember1999 - 2010
American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law SectionMember1994 - 2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of Law, BloomingtonLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Indiana University-BloomingtonEconomicsMA - Masters1998
University of Minnesota, Twin CitiesEconomics, Quantitative EmphasisBA - Bachelor of Arts1994

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