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Taylor S. Boone

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Office

San Antonio

2301 Broadway Street
San Antonio, TX 78215
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Fax: 210.258.2731
Education
summa cum laude, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 2008, Perkins School of Theology; M.Div.
J.D., with distinction, St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas, 1980
B.B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, 1971
Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1967-1968
State Bar Licenses
Texas

Taylor S. Boone

Member

Taylor S. Boone currently serves in the firm's Taxes, Estate Planning & Employee Benefits Practice. His previous experience includes acting as Chief of Economic Development and Transportation Section of Texas Governor's Budget and Planning Office from 1973 to 1977.

Taylor's thirty plus years of practice as an attorney and CPA involves the preparation of wills and trusts, marital deduction trusts, life insurance trusts, minor's trusts, charitable trusts, private foundations, tax exempt entities, gift planning, marital property agreements, and estate and business planning for closely-held businesses including Family Limited Partnerships. He is also active in estate, trust and fiduciary administration practices including:

  • probate and trust litigation
  • litigation practice involving fiduciary duties and responsibilities
  • probate and trust administration
  • gift tax return preparation
  • estate and inheritance tax return preparation, and
  • gift and estate tax audit and litigation.

Taylor is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Presentations

  • Panelist. Estate Planning Power Panel, Strasburger's Tax Symposium (November 2017)
  • Estate Planning for 2015 and Beyond, Strasburger's Tax Symposium (September 2015)

Publications

Awards/Achievements
Named among the Best Lawyers in America - Trusts and Estates by Best Lawyers (1995-2018)
Named Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters (2003-2013, 2015-2017)
Named among the Best Trust and Estate Planning Attorneys by San Antonio Scene Magazine (2005-2007, 2009)
Membership
American Bar Association, Member
State Bar of Texas, Committee on Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law
Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
San Antonio Bar Association, Corporate Counsel Committee, former Chairman, Continuing Legal Education Committee, former Vice Chairman, San Antonio Bar Foundation Committee, former Chairman
San Antonio Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Member
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, San Antonio, Committee for Cooperation with Attorneys, former Chairman
San Antonio Estate Planners Council, President (2000-2001)
San Antonio Young Lawyers Association, Committee for Cooperation with CPAs, former Chairman
Phi Delta Phi, Barristers, Fellow
Travis Park United Methodist Church (San Antonio), Associate Pastor
Corazon Ministries, Inc., Director, Past President
Methodist Healthcare System of San Antonio, Ltd., Board of Governors, Past President
Methodist Healthcare Ministries, Board of Trustees, Honorary Member, Past President
San Antonio Area Foundation, Trustee, appointed by San Antonio Bar Association
American Diabetes Association, Alamo Area Chapter, Board of Directors, Development Committee, past Chairman
American Diabetes Association, Texas Affiliate, Inc., Board of Director, Development Boysville, Inc., past Chairman
UTSA School of Business, Board of Directors, Advisory Council of the College of Business
Hospice San Antonio, President
Funding Information Center, President
United Way of San Antonio, Chairman of Fund Distribution Committee
Practice Areas
Estate Planning & Probate
Areas of Emphasis
Trust & Estate Litigation