Paul Williamson

Partner

500 S Taylor, Suite 900, Amarillo, Texas 79101 | (806) 358-8116

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Practice Areas

Wills and Trusts | Probate | Corporations, Partnerships, and Limited Liability Companies | Non-Profits | Churches


Wills and Trusts - Preparation of Wills, Preparation of Revocable Living Trusts, and more.

Probate - Handling of the probate of wills and all matters incident to the administration of estates, including complex estates.

Corporations, Partnerships, & LLC Laws - Business Formations, Business Governance & Operation, and more.

Non-Profits - Public charity vs. Private Foundation, IRS Form 1023, and more.

Churches - Formation of churches, Tax-Exempt Status, and more.

Biography

Education:

J.D. – Baylor University School of Law, 1985

B.B.A. Finance – Baylor University, cum laude, 1982

Admissions:

State Bar of Texas

5th Circuit Court of Appeals

Successes:

AV-rated

Served hundreds of clients in planning their estates

Prepared hundreds of Wills

Prepared hundreds of Trusts

Guided executors and administrators through a myriad of probate and estate administration actions

Represented spouses and children as beneficiaries in Texas probate proceedings and assisted heirs in identifying and protecting their rights of inheritances in estate administrations and heirship proceedings

Successfully formed S-Corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and family limited partnerships

Advised numerous boards of directors and/or boards of elders in the establishment of non-profit corporations and churches

Obtained issuance of IRS Letters of Recognition of Tax Exempt Status for many non-profit organizations

Counseled sellers and buyers in the sale and acquisition of businesses and business assets

Publications and Presentations:

The Five Estate Planning Documents Every Texas Needs

Training Seminar for Non-profit Board of Directors

Asset Protection Under the Texas Property Code

Work History:

Partner – Burdett, Morgan, Williamson & Boykin, 1990-present

Associate – Burdett, Morgan, Williamson & Boykin, 1988-1990

Associate – Culton, Morgan, Britain & White, 1985-1988

Community Involvement:

Greater Southwest Music Festival (Director – 6 years)

Kinds, Incorporated (Director – 9 years)

City of Amarillo Planning and Zoning Commission (6 years)

Kids, Inc. Foundation Trustee (3 years)

Amarillo Area Estate Planning Council (Director)
Society of Financial Service Professionals

Associations:

Amarillo Area Bar Association (President, Director)

Texas Bar Foundation (Fellow)

Personal:

Married, 3 children, 3 grandchildren