Attorneys

Scott A. Morrison
Partner

Austin: 512-469-9800
Houston: 713-979-4703

Legal Experience

Mr. Morrison practices in the areas of estate administration and planning, probate and related litigation, and general business law. Mr. Morrison represents individuals, families, and business owners in matters relating to the management, transfer, and preservation of their assets, including estate, gift, generation-skipping, and income tax planning. His practice includes the preparation of wills, trusts, family limited partnership, marital property agreements, shareholder agreements, and other estate planning, asset protection, charitable gift planning and business succession documents.

Mr. Morrison works with clients in the formation of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, not-for-profit corporations, and private foundations. Additionally, he has provided legal counsel and representation in contested matters, including will contests, suits by or against fiduciaries, creditors’ claims by or against estates, and other probate and trust administration matters involving the litigation of estate and trust beneficiaries’ rights and the protection of executors and trustees. Mr. Morrison is a frequent speaker regarding a variety of estate planning topics.

Education

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, South Texas College of Law, 1999
  • Articles Editor, South Texas Law Review
  • Phi Delta Phi international Legal Fraternity
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Management, Texas A&M University, 1996

Professional Licenses

  • Attorney at Law, Texas, 1999
  • Board Certified, Estate Planning and Probate, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Court Admissions

  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western
    District of Texas

Professional Experience

  • Brown McCarroll, LLP, Associate, 1999-2006
  • Houston Court of Appeals, Honorable Chief Justice Michael H. Schneider,
    1st District, Intern, 1998

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Estate Planning Council of Central Texas
  • Austin Bar Association, Probate, Trusts and Estate Section
  • Austin Bar Association

Honors

  • Named "Texas Rising Star" by Law and Politics Media, Inc., Texas Monthly