Our Attorneys

Olivia Carbajal de Garcia Direct dial: 713-980-7730 Email Olivia ogarcia@ydklaw.com V-Card 3737 Buffalo Speedway
Suite 1500
Houston, TX 77098-3738
Fax : 844-272-0807
Print EXPERIENCE

Olivia's practice focuses primarily on estate planning for domestic and international clients.  In addition to estate planning for individuals, Olivia has experience with probate, the administration of estates, and family wealth transfers for domestic and international clients.  Olivia represents a wide range of individuals, including business owners, professionals, clients with blended families, and clients with multinational family members.  Olivia is fluent in Spanish.

 

CREDENTIALS

·      South Texas College of Law, J.D.2007

·      University of Houston, B.B.A.,2002



PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & ACTIVITIES

·       State Bar of Texas

·       Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation

·       Houston Estate and Financial Forum

·       Houston Young Lawyers Association

·       Houston Bar Association

o   Probate, Trusts and Estates Section

·       Houston Association of Women Attorneys

·       Texas Bar College


PROFESSIONAL HONORS

·       Top Attorneys, Texas' Outstanding Young Lawyers, by Texas Monthly, 2017-2018.

·       America's Most Honored Professionals 2018 – Top 10%, May 2018

·       Texas Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine, the Thompson Reuters lawyer rating service. (2017)

·       H Texas Magazine's Top Lawyers in Houston, 2015-2017

·       Texas Young Lawyer's Association President's Award of Merit, 2015


SPEECHES AND PUBLICATIONS

·       "Issues Across Borders" Texas Trust School, SMU Colling Executive Education Center, July 2018

·       "Estate Planning for Medical Professionals" Hispanic American Medical Association of Houston, 2017

·       "Understanding the Rules for Estate Taxes and Non-Citizens" Texas Lawyer an ALM Publication, 2016

·       "Practical Post Mortem Planning" co-author and co-presenter, South Texas College of Law Wills & Probate Institute, September 2011

·       Estate Planning for Foreign Individuals" co-author and co-presenter South Texas College of Law Wills & Probate Institute, September 2010


CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

o   The Health Museum John P. McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science

o   Co-Chair of "A Beary Healthy Holiday" 2018