Jennifer M. Elskes

Jennifer M. Elskes

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Houston, TX

Stephenson Fournier
 | 4544 Post Oak Place Drive, Suite 310
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: 713-629-9494
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008, 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate
Attorney Profile
Ms. Elskes advises clients on all phases of estate planning, probate, wills and trust law.  This includes representation of clients in their business transition planning for closely-held businesses.  Ms. Elskes is board certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has served as a board member of Attorneys in Tax and Probate.  She is a graduate of the University of Texas Law School. 

About Jennifer Elskes

Admitted: 1979, Texas

Professional Webpage:

Honors and Awards:

  • Martindale - Hubbell AV rated

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified, Estate Planning and Probate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1999
  • Bar Admission:  State Bar of Texas, 1979

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Attorneys in Tax and Probate (served as board member three terms); Houston Business and Estate Planning Council; Houston Estate and Financial Forum; Houston Bar Association, Probate, Trusts & Estate Section; American Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board Member of Charter 100 - Houston
  • Rice University Business and Professional Women (Board Member four terms)

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Primer for the Savvy Professional: Introduction to Estate Planning for Bank Officers;  Practical Estate Planning for the Closely Held Business Owner;  Estate and Gift Tax Audits - How to Handle them and How to Avoid Them;  A Primer for Parents:  Estate Planning for Special Children;  Estate Planning for the 21st Century;  Introduction to Estate Planning;  International Estate Planning;  Primer on Estate Planning for the Legal Professional;  Estate Planning Fundamentals; The Basics of Texas Estate Planning; Tax law changes in Estate Planning

Educational Background:

  • Rice University (1972 - 1974); Carleton College (B.A. history major, cum laude, 1976); University of Texas Law School J. D. 1979 
Office Location for Jennifer M. Elskes

4544 Post Oak Place Drive
Suite 310
Houston, TX 77027


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Last Updated: 10/19/2017

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