T. Aaron Dobbs
Counsel

Aaron represents beneficiaries, fiduciaries, creditors, and charitable organizations in all aspects of estate and trust administration, probate, will contests, trust and fiduciary litigation, creditor claims and guardianship disputes before trial and appellate courts in Fort Bend County, Harris County and across the state of Texas. Aaron also routinely advises clients on fiduciary risk management and the development of estate plans to achieve their post-mortem objectives and to mitigate income and transfer taxes. He is board certified in estate planning and probate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

A seventh generation Texan, Aaron previously worked as a Legislative Aide to U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas and as a Legislative Counsel for the Texas Legislative Council. During his tenure with the Texas Legislature, Aaron was a member of the team of lawyers responsible for drafting the first installment of the new Estates Code, which replaced the Texas Probate Code on January 1, 2014.

Thought Leadership / News
2018 
 Speeches and Presentations
Intermediate Estate Planning & Probate CLE, Texas Bar Association
March 2018 
 Thought Leadership
Texas Lawyer Magazine
2018 
 Speeches and Presentations
Various Community Associations and Property Managers Throughout Texas
2018 
 Speeches and Presentations
Probate, Trusts and Estates Section of the Houston Bar Association
December 6, 2017 
 In the News
Houston Chronicle
Honors
  • Named a Rising Star by Texas Super Lawyers (a Thomson Reuters company) as published in Texas Monthly (2014, 2015, 2018)
  • Named a “Top Lawyer” for Wills, Trusts & Estates by Houstonia Magazine (2017)
  • Named a “Top Lawyer” for Wills, Trusts & Estates by H Texas Magazine (2014, 2015)
Organizational Involvement

Professional Activities, Memberships & Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
    • Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section
    • Legislative and Campaign Law Section
  • Houston Bar Association
    • Probate, Trusts and Estates Section
      • Council Member (2016 – present)
  • Fort Bend County Bar Association
    • Probate, Trusts and Estates Section
      • Founding Co-Chair (2016 – 2017)
  • Texas Bar Foundation
    • Fellow (2014 – present)
  • Attorneys in Tax and Probate
    • Vice President of Membership (2015 – 2016)
    • Secretary (2014 – 2015)
  • Disability and Elder Law Attorneys Association
    • Board member (2014 – 2016)
  • Charitable Gift Planner of Houston (formerly, Planned Giving Council of Houston)
    • President-Elect (2018 – present)

Community Activities, Memberships & Affiliations

  • Fred and Mabel R. Parks Youth Ranch - Fort Bend County, Texas
    • Board member (2016 - present)
  • Skeeters Basesball Foundation - Sugarland, Texas
    • Board member (2018 - present)
  • Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Leadership Forum, Class of 2017
Education
  • J.D., South Texas College of Law Houston (2005)
  • B.S., Texas A&M University (2001)
Bar Admission
  • Texas, 2005
Court Admission
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas