Attorneys

 

Christine Borrett

C. Christine Borrett
Partner

Direct: 713-979-4479

Email: cborrett@ohdlegal.com

 

Income, Gift & Estate Tax Planning

Legal Experience
Christine concentrates her practice in income, gift and estate tax planning. She is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in estate planning and probate. Ms. Borrett works with clients in all aspects of wills and trusts, marital property agreements, retirement planning, asset preservation planning, business transition planning, entity formation, real estate transactions involving estates and family limited partnerships, and charitable planning strategies with private foundations and split-interest trusts. Her practice also includes extensive experience in probate and estate administration, including preparing estate and gift tax returns.

Ms. Borrett also provides legal counsel in contested matters for estate and trust administrations.

As a speaker at seminars and professional association meetings, Ms. Borrett has addressed a wide range of topics, including estate planning, special needs trusts, and federal, state and local taxation, with a special emphasis on transfer tax planning.

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2001
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 1998

Professional Licenses

  • State Bar of Texas – Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Estate Planning and Probate Law

Professional Experience

  • Estate Planning and Tax Attorney, Crady Jewett & McCulley, LLP,  2001-2005, 2008-2013
  • Estate Planning and Tax Attorney, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, 2006-2008
  • Intern, Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, 2001

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Wednesday Tax Forum – Vice President
  • Houston Estate and Financial Forum – Treasurer
  • Houston Bar Association – Taxation and Probate; Trusts and Estate Sections
  • Houston Business & Estate Planning Council
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association – Taxation and Probate; Trusts and Estate Sections

Honors

  • Christine was recognized as a Texas Rising Star in Estate Planning and Probate Law by Texas Monthly (2011-2016).