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Chris Heinrichs

Of Counsel
fax +1 210.258.2717

Chris Heinrichs assists clients in estate planning (with an emphasis on tax ramifications), estate administration, guardianships, trusts, and probate matters.

Chris assists clients with all estate planning needs including the drafting of estate planning documents such as wills, trust, powers of attorney, medical powers of attorney, etc. He also advises other firm attorneys, as requested, on their fiduciary litigation matters.

He also formerly practiced in the Probate and Fiduciary Litigation arena arising from estate and trust disputes as well as from will contests.

Chris is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in both Estate Planning and Probate Law, as well as in Tax Law.

He was formerly an adjunct professor at St. Mary’s University School of Law, teaching Estate and Gift Taxation for eleven years (ending in the spring of 2014), as well as having taught Agency and Partnership Law in the mid-80’s.


B.A., Tulane University of Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana
J.D., St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas, James P. Lytton Award recipient
LL.M., New York University, New York, New York


Recognized by Texas Super Lawyers in 2003, 2005 and 2016 – 2021


Member of the State Bar of Texas’ Real Estate, Probate and Estate Planning Section and Litigation Section

San Antonio Bar Association

American Bar Association

College of the State Bar of Texas

Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and the San Antonio Bar Foundation

State Bar Licenses