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Arthur H. Bayern

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Board Certifications

  • Estate Planning and Probate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Location(s)

San Antonio

Education

  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D.
  • Colgate University, B.A

Bar Admission

  • State of Texas, 1965
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

About Arthur H. Bayern

Arthur H. Bayern is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and a member of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law. He is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He received his B.A. from Colgate University and his J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. He has served as President of the San Antonio Bar Association, the San Antonio Estate Planners Council, the San Antonio Estate Planning and Probate Law Association, and the San Antonio Area Foundation. Mr. Bayern has been a member of the Board of Directors of the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Bar Foundation and has lectured and written extensively on estate planning, probate, and tax law matters.


Accolades

Mr. Bayern has been listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America by Woodward and White since its inception in 1983 and he continues to be listed under Trusts and Estates today.  He has also been listed as a Thomson Reuters Texas Super Lawyer in Estate Planning and Probate from 2003 until 2013; and in 2007, he was named a Top-Notch Lawyer in Trusts and Estates Law in Texas Lawyer’s Go-To Guide.  Mr. Bayern was the recipient of the Distinguished Probate Lawyer Lifetime Achievement Award from the State Bar of Texas Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section in 2004.

Associations

  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • International Academy of Trust and Estate Law, Executive Council, 1991-1993
  • San Antonio Bar Association, President, 1980-1981
  • State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section, Chairman, 1981-1982
  • State Bar of Texas Board of Directors, 1982-1985
  • San Antonio Estate Planning and Probate Law Association, President, 1986-1987
  • San Antonio Area Foundation, President, 1999 and 2000
  • Tax Lawyers-Internal Revenue Service Liaison Committee for the Southwest Region, Member, 1978-1990
  • Texas Academy of Trust and Estate Lawyers, Board of Directors, 1998-2007
  • San Antonio Estate Planners Council, President, 1973-1974
  • Texas Bar Foundation Board of Governors, 1985-1988

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Cases & Publications


Representative Cases
  • IN RE ESTATE OF HALDIMAN, 653 S.W.2d (Tex. App. — San Antonio 1983, no writ)
  • NEILL v. YETT, 746 S.W.2d 32 (Tex. App. — Austin 1988, writ denied)
  • ESTATE OF HUNT, 908 S.W. 2d 483 (Tex. App. — San Antonio 1995, writ denied)