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James J. Aycock

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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., 1969
  • University of Texas, B.A., 1966

Bar Admission

  • State of Texas, 1969

About James J. Aycock

James J. Aycock is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He served as the Estate and Gift Tax Editor and Editor in Chief of the Reporter published by the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, and is a Past Chair of that Section. Mr. Aycock is a Fellow of the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel, and is listed in both Woodward and White’s Best Lawyers in America for Trusts and Estates from 1995 to the present, and Thomson Reuter’s Texas Super Lawyers in Estate Planning and Probate from 2003 until 2011. Mr. Aycock is Past President of the El Paso Estate Planning Council, the San Antonio Estate Planners Council, and the former San Antonio Estate Planning and Probate Law Association. Mr. Aycock is a member, director, and past officer of the Texas Academy of Probate and Trust Lawyers. Currently, he is a member of the San Antonio Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, and the San Antonio Estate Planners Council. He has been a frequent author and speaker on estate planning and probate topics and served as Course Director for the Advanced Drafting: Estate Planning and Probate Course of the State Bar of Texas. Mr. Aycock received both his B.A. and his J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin.


Accolades

Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America– Trusts & Estates (published by Woodward and White) (1995-Present)
  • Texas Super Lawyers– Estate Planning & Probate (published by Thomson Reuter) in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Associations

  • Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, Past Chair
  • Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Reporter, Past Estate and Gift Tax Editor and Editor in Chief
  • American College of Trust & Estate Counsel, Fellow
  • El Paso Estate Planning Council, Past President
  • San Antonio Estate Planners Council, Past President
  • The former San Antonio Estate Planning and Probate Law Association, Past President
  • Texas Academy of Probate and Trust Lawyers, Member, Director and Past Officer
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • San Antonio Estate Planners Council
  • Advanced Drafting: Estate Planning and Probate Course of the State Bar of Texas, Past Director

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