Practices

Estate Planning and Probate

Corporate

Certification

Board Certified, Estate Planning and Probate
Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Clerkship

Briefing Attorney for the Honorable Price Daniel, Sr.,
Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas

Education

J.D. Baylor University School of Law, 1975 cum laude

B.S. Texas A&M University, 1971

Bar Admissions

State of Texas, 1975

Ron Adams has practiced in the area of estate planning and probate for over 30 years. He represents individuals, corporate trustees and executors, grantors, beneficiaries and heirs in a comprehensive range of legal services in estate planning, probate, trust and estate tax. He also advises business clients with their organizational, contractual and transactional needs.

Mr. Adams is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization – a mark of excellence and distinguishing accomplishment achieved by fewer than 10% of practicing attorneys in Texas. To achieve board certification, Mr. Adams was required to pass a rigorous examination and demonstrate extensive expertise and knowledge in his specialty area. He must also engage in a continuous course of study in his specialty.

Mr. Adams is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review, signifying the highest level of professional excellence and adherence to the highest ethical standards – a distinction achieved by fewer than 5% of attorneys nationwide. He was recognized by Thomson Reuters in Texas Monthly for 2013-2016 as a Super Lawyer in Estate Planning and Probate – signifying a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in his practice area. He was also recognized by Five Star Professional in Texas Monthly from 2012-2014 as a Five Star Estate Planning Attorney for providing quality service to clients.

Mr. Adams served as President of Brackett & Ellis from 1992 to 2013. He also served as a briefing attorney for the Honorable Price Daniel, Sr., Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas.

Community

President, Rotary Club of Fort Worth East (1985-1986)

Leadership Fort Worth

Leadership Colleyville

Distinguished Friend, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD (2017)

Professional Recognition

Rated AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review

Super Lawyer in Estate Planning and Probate by Thomson Reuters, Texas Monthly (2013-2016)

Five Star Estate Planning Attorney by Five Star Professional, Texas Monthly (2012-2014)

Associate Editor, Baylor Law Review, Baylor University School of Law

Member, Estate Planning and Probate Exam Commission of Texas Board of Legal Specialization (2001-2007)

Memberships

State Bar of Texas

Tarrant County Bar Association

Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation

Fellow, Tarrant County Bar Foundation