Kristi N. Elsom /  Shareholder  /

Kristi N. Elsom is an attorney and shareholder with FizerBeck, practicing estate planning, taxation and probate law. Formerly practiced in Midland, Texas.


  • Southern Methodist University
    • Juris Doctorate 1983
    • Bachelor of Business Administration – Magna Cum Laude1979

Professional Organizations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Former Council Member of the Real Estate Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (2011 – 2015)
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Estate Planning and Business Council
  • Houston Estate and Financial Forum (Board of Directors)
  • College of State Bar of Texas

Professional Awards & Specializations

  • Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Fellow of the American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel (ACTEC)
  • Excellence in Writing Award in 2002, Best Overall Article – Probate in Trust, from Probate and Property, an ABA publication


  • State Bar of Texas, Estate Planning &Probate Drafting Courses – Speaker and Director
  • State Bar of Texas, Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Courses – Speaker and Director
  • CPE by the Sea, Houston CPA Society – Speaker
  • UT – Stanley M. Johanson Estate Planning Workshop
  • State Bar of Texas, Webcasts
  • South Texas College of Law, Wills & Probate Institute
  • Brazosport College Foundation – Estate Planning Seminar
  • Midland Business and Estate Council
  • Southern Arizona Estate Planning Council
  • Council for Resource Development, National Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Texas Association of Community College Foundations, Symposium, Austin, TX

Civic Involvement

  • Junior League of Houston (Sustainer)
  • Second Baptist Church