Carolyn C. Starr /  Shareholder  /

Carolyn C. Starr is a shareholder with FizerBeck, practicing estate planning, taxation, and probate law.  Carolyn assists clients in designing and implementing simple to complex estate plans, including the drafting of Wills and Trust agreements.  With respect to estate administration, Carolyn assists clients with the administration of both taxable and non-taxable estates, including the funding of testamentary trusts.  Additionally, Carolyn assists clients with the preparation and review of Gift Tax Returns and Estate Tax Returns, allocations and elections associated with the Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax and analysis of matters pertaining to Estate, Gift, and GST Taxes.

Educational Background

  • The University of Texas School of Law (J.D., with Honors, 2014) (Student Bar Association, Texas Journal of Oil, Gas & Energy Law)
  • The University of Texas (B.B.A. in Finance, minor in Spanish, with Highest Honors, 2011)

Professional Organizations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association (Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section)
  • State Bar of Texas (Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section)
  • Houston Bar Association (Probate, Trust, and Estate Section)
  • Houston Estate and Financial Forum
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association

Professional awards & specializations

  • Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2019

Civic Involvement

  • MD Anderson Advance Team
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo (Wine Competition Committee)