R.W. Calloway

Retired

Practice Areas:

  • Estate Administration
    • Testate
    • Intestate
    • Independent
    • Dependent
    • Insolvent
    • Heirships
    • Creditor Claims
    • Preparation of Estate Tax Returns
  • Probate Wills
  • Will Contests
  • Probate Litigation
  • Contested Estate Matters
    • Claims against Executors/Administrators, Guardians, Trustees
    • Defending Executors/Administrators, Guardians, Trustees
    • Assisting Beneficiaries With Estate and Trust Issues
    • Common law spouse claims
    • Disputed Heirship
    • Community Property Issues
  • Trust Litigation
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Guardianships
    • Seeking a Guardianship
    • Defending against a Guardianship
    • Contested Guardianships
    • Guardianship Administration
  • Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning
  • Expert Witness in Probate, Trust & Fiduciary Cases
  • Probate and Trust Mediation

BIOGRAPHY:

  • Born in Wills Point, Texas on September 7, 1934
  • B.B.A., Southern Methodist University 1955
  • Juris Doctor Degree, Southern Methodist University Law School 1958- Phi Alpha Delta, Order of Woolsack, Barristers, Beta Gamma Sigma, Blue Key, Southwestern Law Journal Editorial Board
  • Admitted to State Bar of Texas, 1958
  • 1960 to December 31, 2011, Member with Calloway, Norris, Burdette & Weber, PLLC, and its predecessors, Of Counsel since January 1, 2012
  • Certified Public Accountant, 1960, Retired
  • Board Certified, Estate Planning and Probate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Inactive
  • Chair of Probate, Trusts & Estates Section, Dallas Bar Association 1974-1975
  • Second Recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award from Probate, Trusts & Estates Section, Dallas Bar Association 2003
  • Lecturer, Southern Methodist University Law School 1968
  • Certified by the State Bar of Texas Under Probate Code Section 646 to serve as an Ad Litem in Guardianship Proceedings
  • Named one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas in "D" magazine - 2005
  • Named “Texas Super Lawyer” by Texas Monthly magazine - 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008
  • Listed in "The Best Lawyers in America" from inception in 1983 to 2007
  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Dallas Bar Foundation
  • Member: Dallas Bar Association, Probate, Trusts & Estates Section; State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law Section; and American Bar Association