Brian Tees

Brian
Brian G. Tees, LL.M.
Houston, Texas

Phone: 713.520.9100

Fax: 713.520.5109

Email: btees@nancesimpson.com

Brian G. Tees is an associate with the firm, and he concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, probate, and business law. He is Board Certified in estate planning and probate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

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Brian received his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Texas A&M University where he graduated cum laude. Prior to law school, he spent five years as a Producer at CNN Sports in Atlanta. Brian received his law degree (J.D.) from The University of Texas School of Law, and his Master of Laws degree (LL.M.—Taxation) from the University of Houston Law Center. Before joining the firm, he worked as a Legal Editor at Jones McClure Publishing, which publishes the O’Connor’s series of legal practitioner’s guides.

Brian teaches a course on Estate Planning at the Glasscock School at Rice University.

Certification/Specialties:
Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Areas of Practice:

  • Estate Planning
    • Wills (Simple and Tax Planned)
    • Revocable Living Trusts
    • Investment Trusts
    • Insurance Trusts
    • Family Limited Partnerships
  • Estate & Gift Tax Return Preparation
    • IRS Form 706 (Estate Tax Return)
    • IRS Form 709 (Gift and GST Tax Return)
  • Probate, Estate, and Trust Administration
  • Asset Protection
  • Business Law
    • Entity Formation (LLCs, Partnerships, Corporations)
    • Mergers and Acquisitions

Bar Admissions:
Texas, 2006

Education:
University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
LL.M.—Taxation
Thesis: The Bear Necessities: Estate Planning Opportunities in a Down Economy

University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
J.D.

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
B.A.—Journalism, cum laude