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Scott A. Morrison

Phone: (512) 469-9800

Austin attorney Scott Morrison practices in the areas of estate administration and planning, probate and related litigation, and general business law. He 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 partnerships, marital property agreements, shareholder agreements, and other estate planning, asset protection, charitable gift planning and business succession documents.

He 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. He is a frequent speaker on a variety of estate planning topics.


  • 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 and Admissions to Practice

  • Attorney at Law, Texas, 1999
  • Board Certified, Estate Planning and Probate, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas

Professional Experience

  • Oaks, Hartline & Daly, L.L.P., Partner, 2006 - Present
  • 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 Estate, Probate & Trust Law Section
  • Estate Planning Council of Central Texas
  • Austin Bar Association
    Probate, Trusts & Estate Section


  • Selected to Texas Rising Stars list by Law and Politics Media, Inc., Texas Monthly