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Brooks Caston

Senior Attorney
fax +1 214.659.4169

Brooks Caston instructs clients on how to safeguard their legacies through estate planning and trust strategies and also advises clients on all phases of the estate and trust administration processes.

His experience includes the preparation of wills and trusts, marital deduction trusts, life insurance trusts, special needs trusts, family limited partnerships, private foundations, tax-exempt entities, gift planning, and gift and estate tax return preparation.

Education

J.D., cum laude, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 2014
B.A., Georgetown University, Washington, DC, 2010, Georgetown University Varsity Football – Division 1-AA, Patriot League

Memberships

State Bar of Texas – Member, Tax Section, Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section

Dallas Bar Association – Member, Tax Section, Probate, Trusts, and Estates Section

Collin County Bar Association – Member, Estate Planning & Probate Section

Dallas Estate Planning Council – Member, Emerging Professionals Initiative Committee, Member

Communities Foundation of Texas – Advisory Council, Emerging Leaders in Philanthropy (2019-2020 Class)

Southwestern Medical Foundation/ UT Southwestern Estate Planning Council – Member

Dallas Council of Charitable Gift Planners – Member

Estate Planning Council of North Texas – Member

Dallas Regional Chamber – Young Professionals, Board Member, Lead YP Co-Chair, 2017 Lead YP Class Member

State Bar Licenses

Texas

Presentations

  • Estate Planning Update, Clark Hill Strasburger’s Tax Symposium (November 2018)
  • State Tax Update, Strasburger’s Tax Symposium (November 2017)
  • Portability Planning After Rev. Proc. 2016-49, Client Presentation (December 2016)
  • State Tax Update, Strasburger’s Tax Symposium (November 2016)
  • Texas Margin Tax and Sales Tax Update, Strasburger’s Tax Symposium (September 2015)
  • Co-Presenter – Estate Planning and The Secure Act, Client Presentation (September 2020)
  • Co-Presenter – Estate Planning Update, Clark Hill Strasburger’s Tax Symposium (November 2019)