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P. Keith Staubus

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

Staubus & Randall LLP
8401 North Central Expressway, Suite 210
Dallas, TX 75225
Phone: 214-691-3411
Fax: 214-691-3454
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005, 2009 - 2022
Licensed in Texas Since: 1983
Practice Areas: Estate & Trust Litigation
Attorney Profile

Attorney P. Keith Staubus is the Senior Partner of Staubus & Randall, LLP, in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Staubus has dedicated his practice for the past 37 years to will contests, trust litigation, guardianship disputes, and other disputes in the Probate Courts, building along the way an experienced litigation team to handle high-stakes estate litigation,including the following:

• Will contests
• Undue influence claims
• Lack of capacity claims
• Suing and defending Trustees
• Suing and defending Executors
• Guardianship disputes
• Fiduciary litigation
• Trust terminations, modifications, and contests
• Common law marriage claims
• Beneficiary designation litigation
• Family Partnership and LLC litigation
• Power of attorney disputes

His years of engagement in high-stakes Probate Court litigation across the State of Texas, has resulted in the establishment of a wealth of estate, trust and guardianship specific knowledge and experience which he and his team put to work for their clientele. Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Staubus has earned a reputation as a leader in his field, providing expert testimony in cases involving both trust and estate issues. He has served as Chair of the Dallas Bar Association’s Probate, Trust and Estate Section, and has been a speaker at continuing legal education seminars across Texas on estate litigation and guardianship topics. He has also served on a committee revising the Dallas Bar Association Probate Section’s Probate Forms Manual.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Staubus holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and has consistently earned top rankings from his peers. He has received numerous referrals from both satisfied clients and from other attorneys familiar with his track record and reputation. Mr. Staubus began his legal career in 1983 after obtaining his Juris Doctorate from Southern Methodist University Law School and his license to practice law from the State Bar of Texas. He also holds his certification as an attorney ad litem, and has been appointed by Probate Courts to serve in that capacity in complex cases.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Estate & Trust Litigation


15 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005, 2009 - 2022

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About P. Keith Staubus

First Admitted: 1983, Texas

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Dallas Bar Association, Probate, Trusts & Estates Section, Chair, 2007; Dallas Bar Probate, Trusts & Estates Section, Chair-Elect, 2006; Dallas Bar Probate, Trusts & Estates Section Program, Chair, 2005; Dallas Bar Probate, Trusts & Estates Section, Secretary-Treasurer, 2004

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified by the State Bar of Texas to serve as an attorney ad litem

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaker, Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course,, Undue Influence and Lack Of Capacity: How Much Evidence is Enough? 2010
  • Speaker, Dallas Bar Association, Probate and Guardianship Issues


  • Texas Super Lawyer
  • "AV" Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Dallas Voluntary Attorney Program - Guardianship Mentor

Industry Groups

  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Guardianship Litigation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Trust Litigation
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Office Location for P. Keith Staubus

8401 North Central Expressway
Suite 210
Dallas, TX 75225

Phone: 214-691-3411

Fax: 214-691-3454

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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