Kelcie A. Hibbs joined the firm in 1982, and she established a legal practice that focuses primarily on wills, trusts, simple and complex estate plans, and estate and guardianship litigation. Ms. Hibbs is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Hibbs has been named as a Super Lawyer each year since 2007, and has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Ms. Hibbs represented the prevailing party in Stubbs v. Ortega, 977 S.W.2d 718 (Tex. App. – Fort Worth 1998, pet. denied), the first Texas case in which two incapacitated wards were allowed to divorce.
Ms. Hibbs is a past-president of the Tarrant County Women’s Bar Association, and she was the founding president of the Tarrant County Probate Bar Association.
- Estate Planning
- Wills and Powers of Attorney
- Probate, Trust, and Guardianship Litigation
- 1982, Texas
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
- University of Texas, J.D., 1982
- Emory University, B.A., 1979; Phi Beta Kappa
- Tarrant County Bar Association
- State Bar of Texas (Member, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section)
- State Bar of Texas Unauthorized Practice of Law Sub-Committee (Member 2005-2015)
- Tarrant County Women’s Bar Association (President, 1987-1988; Treasurer, 1985-1987)
- Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association
- College of the State Bar of Texas
- Texas Academy of Probate and Trust Lawyers
- Tarrant County Probate Bar Association (President, 1992-1993)
- Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
- Board Certifications by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization:
- Estate Planning and Probate Law, 1989 – Present
- Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in 1957.