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Carol Bertsch

Elder law Attorney at San Antonio, TX

3.7   3 reviews
  • Licensed for 31 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1992
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found

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Practice area
  1. Elder law
    Estate planning, Medicaid planning, Probate, Long-term care planning, Guardianship, Trusts, Wills, Miller Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Special Needs Trusts, Supplemental Needs Trusts

    28 years

Carol Bertsch is an elder law attorney serving San Antonio and the surrounding communities.  She received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas School of Law in 1992.  Since opening her practice in 1996, Carol has been a true champion of the elderly and disabled - she even makes "house calls" to those unable to get out so they can receive the full benefit of legal counsel.  First and foremost, she treats clients with the dignity and respect they deserve, always appreciative of the wonderful tapestry woven by their life experiences.  With patience and understanding, she helps her clients plan for the challenges of aging.


The Law Offices of Carol Bertsch
8703 Broadway
San Antonio, TX, 78217

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Posted by Russell | August 1, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Following the unexpected death of a friend, I consulted Carol to assist me with managing the estate and Probate. The complicated process was made easier and the staff walked me through the process to the final filing. During the grief process, it was comforting to have the professional guidance to manage the legal issues which resulted. We were so appreciative, that my wife and I have used Carol to put together our final Will and end of life documents. Now my family will have the benefit of a much smoother process when we die. Thanks, Carol.
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Posted by Byron | May 9, 2023
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Highly recommend!
I highly recommend Carol Bertsch and her firm. She is one of the most knowledgeable and accessible attorneys I know. Our staff has loved working with her for over 20 years on finding the best solutions for older adults and their families.
Response from Carol Bertsch May 11, 2023
We appreciate your comments and we appreciate the team at Sage Care Management! Thanks!
Posted by anonymous | May 6, 2023
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Good Legal info - Billing trick
I did receive good info on Elder law pertaining to asset disposition and medicaid matters. What felt contrived was the billing. The admin on the phone said $350 for the consult and if you have work done then $1500. The consult was conducted and at end of hour, she printed a bill for $1500. When we said, we were there for the consult $350, we were told Oh! the admin was new and that was a misunderstanding, $1500, please. We asked does this include helping to file for Medicaid, No, she said, that's another $6,500. WOW! Elder care consult, $1500 - oh the perk, you can ask her follow on questions for the next 6 months.
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Response from Carol Bertsch May 7, 2023
I am so sorry for the misunderstanding about billing - I would be angry, too, if I thought there had been a bait and switch on the bill. Our long-term care consultation is indeed $1,500 and that includes six months for follow up questions because the information provided at the initial meeting can be a lot to process in just the meeting time. I recognize that's small consolation to you when your expectation was to pay only $350. To prevent this dissatisfaction from happening to others we will provide better training to our receptionist, although I recognize that, again, this doesn't help your situation. Please accept my apology for your bad experience; I hope you will allow us to continue to provide good elder law information by calling or emailing with additional questions. Sincerely, Carol
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Work Experience

  • Lawyer
  • The Law Offices of Carol Bertsch, PC
  • 1996 - Present
  • Associate
  • Larry Daves & Associates
  • 1992 - 1996


  • University of Texas System, Austin
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1992
  • Our Lady of the Lake University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1987


  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Bexar County Women's Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

Attorney endorsements

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Given (1)
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Elder law Attorney | Feb 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Elder law Attorney | Sep 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"She is passionate about helping her clients. I fully endorse this lawyer."
Elder law Attorney | Jul 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"In addition to being a great lawyer, Carol is a wonderful person. I regularly refer clients to her and am happy to be able to do so. She is very dedicated."
Elder law Attorney | Dec 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Elder law Attorney | Oct 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Carol for several years. She his a highly ethical, competent, and professional attorney. She has, on several occasions, advised me on legal matters I have been involved in, both professionally and personally. Carol's reputation in the legal community is impeccable. I am proud, therefore, to endorse Carol Bertsch, Attorney at Law."
Elder law Attorney | Sep 28
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer! Carol truly treasures her clients. She has integrity, honesty and utmost professionalism."
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San Antonio Elder law Lawyer Carol Bertsch
Carol Bertsch
Elder law Attorney
San Antonio, TX
Licensed for 31 years