Crain, Caton & James | Wills, Trusts & Estates
Crain, Caton & James’ Sarah Patel Pacheco and her team of H Texas “Top Lawyers” focus their practice on representing trustees, executors, beneficiaries and other individuals in complex estate, trust and fiduciary matters, including litigation and administration. Sarah is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and the co-author of three legal treatises regarding estate, trust and guardianship matters. She is repeatedly recognized for her expertise, including being named as one of the “Top 50 Female Attorneys in Texas” by Texas Monthly magazine and Best Lawyers’ Houston Litigation – Trust & Estates “Lawyer of the Year” in 2014 and 2017. Regarded as an authority in her field, Sarah is frequently called upon to give lectures and presentations to her peers. Sarah believes that her success is attributable to her passion for this area of the law, and to assembling a team of outstanding professionals who are committed to old-fashioned hard work.
Senior Associate Chasity W. Cooper is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law, and concentrates on estate planning, administration and related tax issues, while Senior Associate Kathleen Tanner Beduze advises clients in all aspects of fiduciary, estate and trust litigation, as well as guardianship proceedings. Kathleen was named a Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2016 and 2017, as well as a Top Attorney in Texas by Texas Monthly in 2016 and 2017. Associate Joshua R. Flores focuses his practice on all aspects of estate, trust and fiduciary litigation, along with business and commercial litigation. Josh was named a Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2017.
Crain, Caton & James
1401 McKinney St., Ste. 1700
Houston, TX 77010