Ronald S. Webster /  Retired  /

Ron specializes in the areas of tax-exempt organizations and charitable giving, representing both tax-exempt entities (public charities and private foundations) and assisting interested donors in structuring current or deferred gifts to charitable entities.

Educational Background

  • Southern Methodist University (B.A., 1971, with distinction)
  • Southern Methodist University (J.D., 1974, with honors)
  • Member of Order of the Coif
  • Notes and Comments Editor, Southwestern Law Journal (1973-1974)

Professional Organizations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas; Chairman, Exempt Organizations Subcommittee, Section of Taxation 1982-1984; Editor of the Newsletter, Section of Taxation
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Foundation
  • American Bar Association; Chairman, Subcommittee on Simplification, Exempt Organizations Committee, Section of Taxation 1981-1983
  • Founding Chairman – University of Texas School of Law, Annual Institute on Nonprofit Organizations
  • Adjunct Professor – University of Houston Law Center, 1988-1998

Professional History & Awards

  • Principal and founding shareholder of Fizer, Beck (1979 to present)
  • Selected for membership in The Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of nonprofit/charities law
  • Recognized as a “Super Lawyer” in the nonprofit area by Texas Monthly

Publications & Speeches

  • Frequent speaker and moderator at continuing education programs dealing with nonprofits and charitable giving