Attorney Profile
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Kelley Bentley

Of Counsel

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 2005

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Texas Chapter Member (Board Member)
  • Fort Bend County Bar Association (past Board Member)
  • Member, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Probate, Trust and Estates Section, Houston Bar Association Member
  • Attorneys in Tax and Probate
  • Member, Disability and Elder Law Attorneys Association (Board Member)
  • Texana, Community Advisory Board

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • - LL.M. in Taxation, 2010
  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • - Doctor of Jurisprudence, 2005
    • - Assistant Note & Comment Editor, South Texas Law Review
  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas
    • - B.A. in Music, minor in French, 2001

Community Involvement

  • She frequently speaks to professional organizations, as well as community groups, on elder law, estate planning and probate issues. She seeks to educate and assist individuals on options for financing long-term care, as well as on estate planning techniques to mitigate tax liability.

Honors & Awards

  • Listed, Thompson Reuters Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
    • - Up-and-Coming 100, 2017 and 2018
    • - Up-and-Coming 50 Women, 2017 and 2018
  • Listed, H Texas Magazine "Top Lawyer" for Elder Law (2014, 2015)