Office of General Counsel

Don Jansen

Practice Coordinator, Assistant General Counsel

Donald O. Jansen serves as Senior Tax Counsel in the Business Law Section of the Office of General Counsel.

He is a retired senior partner of Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P. Mr. Jansen is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel. He is a past Chairman of the Committee of Significant Current Literature and a past Vice-Chair of the Insurance Committee, Probate and Trust Division, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association. He is a past Probate Editor of the Newsletter of the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. Mr. Jansen is a member of the Advisory Committee, Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, University of Miami School of Law.

Mr. Jansen has a JD, Loyola University New Orleans (cum laude) and a LLM, Georgetown University, He is a specialist in estate planning and probate law certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has been designated by his peers as Texas Super Lawyer in estate planning 2003-2005.

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Contact Information

(512) 499-4493

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Business Law (includes Construction and Intellectual Property)

Specialty Areas

Charitable Giving
Employee Benefits -- Retirement
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