Brandy Baxter-Thompson

Brandy Baxter-Thompson

Brandy Baxter-Thompson

Email: BBThompson@cnbwlaw.com

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BIOGRAPHY

Brandy Baxter-Thompson is experienced in litigation matters involving fiduciary matters, trusts, estates, and guardianships. She is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Baxter-Thompson’s practice includes estate planning, administration of dependent and independent estates, guardianships for incapacitated adults, and counseling and representing trustees. She is also certified by the State Bar of Texas to serve as an Ad Litem in Guardianship Proceedings and is appointed by the Courts to serve in that capacity as well as in Heirship Proceedings.

Ms. Baxter-Thompson has been a member of the State Bar of Texas since 2005 and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Districts Courts for Northern District of Texas (Federal). She is a current member of the Dallas Probate, Trusts & Estates council as well as the Guardianship section of the Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, the largest section of the State Bar.

EDUCATION

Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2005
Austin College, B.A. International Relations, 1999

ARTICLES / SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Speaker, The Interaction of Powers of Attorney in Guardianships, Advanced Guardianship seminar, State Bar Of Texas, 2017 Author/Speaker, To Probate or Not to Probate - Presented at Intermediate Estate Planning and Probate Seminar in Houston, Texas Author/Speaker, Nuts & Bolts of Estate Planning and Probate Seminar at Tarrant County Probate Bar Association in Fort Worth, Texas Co-Author of article entitled Considerations When Choosing a Power of Attorney or Guardianship, Dallas Bar Association, Headnotes, April 2013 Co-Author of article entitled “Preservation of Error in Offering and Excluding Evidence,” 2006

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Member, State Bar of Texas (Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law Section)
Member, College of the State Bar since 2006
Member, Dallas Bar Association (Probate, Trusts & Estates Section)
Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL), Co-chair of the DAYL Aid to the Homeless Committee from 2006-2010

HONORS AND AWARDS

Selected to the Texas Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2017 Selected as a “Rising Star,” Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2014, 2015. Outstanding Clinic Attorney Volunteer for the DVAP East Dallas Clinic, 2007