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Taylor S. Boone

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Taylor S. Boone assists clients and their businesses by developing plans to maximize tax benefits and guiding their fiduciaries who carry out the estate and business plans.

Taylor’s practice 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, gift, estate, and inheritance tax return preparation, and gift and estate tax audit and litigation.


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
Lexington, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia


Named San Antonio, Texas’ 2021 Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America

Named among the Best Lawyers in America – Trusts and Estates by Best Lawyers (1995-2022)

Named Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters (2003-2013, 2015-2018)

Named among the Best Trust and Estate Planning Attorneys by San Antonio Scene Magazine (2005-2007, 2009)


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), Former 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, Former 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, Past President

Funding Information Center, President

United Way of San Antonio, Chairman of Fund Distribution Committee

State Bar Licenses

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