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Board Certified in
Estate Planning & Probate
Commercial Real Estate
Texas Board of Specialization

 

 

 

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                                                        KURT M. ANDREASON

EDUCATION:
University of Texas at Austin, B.A. in Classics 1979, with Highest Honors
University of Texas School of Law, J.D. 1982, with Honors
Legal Research Board, Director; 1981-82

PROFESSIONAL:
Founded Andreason Law Firm, PLLC in Sugar Land, TX -2007
Law firm of Mehaffy & Weber, P.C., Beaumont and Houston, TX, 1983 – 2007; Shareholder 1988 – 2007
Member of American Bar Association; Sections: Real Property; Probate and Trust Law; Tax Law; Business Law; Past Member of Estate and Gift Tax Committee
Member of State Bar of Texas; Sections: Real Property; Probate and Trust Law; Business Law; Intellectual Property Law; Oil, Gas and Mineral Law; Past Member of Real Estate Forms Committee
Member of Jefferson County and Fort Bend County Bar Associations
Board Certified:   Estate Planning and Probate Law, 1993; Commercial Real Estate Law, 1990
Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Estates and Trusts Section
Texas Monthly “Super Lawyer” Estate and Trust Law Section
Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
Southeast Texas Estate Planning Council, Past Director.
Texas Academy of Probate and Trust Lawyers
American College of Mortgage Counsel
Texas Association of Bank Counsel

AUTHOR/SPEAKER:
Frequent author and speaker on areas of expertise; selected papers and speeches:
“Effect of 2007 Texas Legislative Changes on Estate and Probate Practice,” Fort Bend County Bar Association Seminar (2008)
“Necessary Legal Documents for Law Office Management” Jefferson County Bar Association Law Office Management Seminar (2006)
 “Estate Planning for Resident and Non-Resident Aliens,” Colorado Bar Association National CLE Conference on Trusts and Estates (2005)
“Amending the Irrevocable Trust,” Southeast Texas Estate Planning Council (2004)
“When a Good Plan Goes Bad: Revoking the Irrevocable Trust and other Desperate Measures,” Law Education Institute National CLE Conference on Trusts and Estates, Aspen, Colorado (2004)
“Effect of Estate Tax Repeal on Document Drafting,” Law Education Institute National CLE Conference on Trusts and Estates, Aspen, Colorado (2003); reprinted in State Bar of Texas Advanced Estate Planning Strategies Course (2003)
"Estate Planning After the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001," Southeast Texas Estate Planning Council (2002)
"Why You Still Need an Estate Plan After Tax Repeal," Hibernia National Bank, Beaumont, Texas (2001)
"Qualified Plans and Other Nonprobate Assets," Jefferson County Bar Association Probate Law Seminar (2000; 1998)
"Choice of Entity,"  Southeast Texas Estate Planning Council  (1999)
Chapter: "Income Tax Returns for Decedents and Estates," published in Texas Estate, Probate and Trust Administration (Matthew Bender & Co. 1992)
Review, "Protecting the Trustee and Executor in the ‘80s," 50 Tex. Bar J. 1264 (1987)
"Handling Post-Mortem Elections for Decedents’ Estates," 49 Tex. Bar J. 786 (1986)

CHARITABLE:
                First United Methodist Church, Houston, Texas: Administrative Board and Finance Committee 2008-present
First United Methodist Church, Beaumont, Texas: Board of Trustees (1996-1998, 2002-2004, chairman 1997-1999); Staff Parish Relations Committee (chairman 1999-2001)
Fort Bend Lawyers Care, Advisory Director 2008-present

PERSONAL:
Born December 17, 1958, Beaumont, Texas
Married to Lisa Andreason; three children

 

Mailing Address: P. O. Box 19429, Sugar Land, TX 77476
Office Location: 4840 Sweetwater Blvd, Ste. B, Sugar Land TX 77479
(281)265-1561 FAX: (281)265-1516