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Erin N Tuggle


Erin N. Tuggle is a partner in the Wealth Planning practice group of Jackson Walker. Ms. Tuggle focuses her practice on estate planning and the administration of estates and trusts, with a particular emphasis on complex federal tax issues and the preservation of wealth through efficient transfer techniques. Ms. Tuggle is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Ms. Tuggle strives to develop customized estate plans for her clients, drawing from her experience in a broad range of estate planning matters, including matters related to business succession planning, asset protection, international tax, and complex estate and gift tax issues. Ms. Tuggle focuses on educating her clients on the various techniques available for minimizing taxes and preserving wealth, achieving family harmony, and planning for business succession. These techniques include but are not limited to the use of irrevocable life insurance trusts, buy-sell agreements, family partnerships and family limited liability companies, premarital and postmarital agreements, grantor retained annuity trusts, dynastic trusts, and intentionally defective grantor trusts.

In addition, Ms. Tuggle also represents and counsels executors and trustees in the administration of complex estates and trusts, including all probate proceedings, estate and trust administrative matters, estate and gift tax returns and audits, income and transfer tax planning, and asset distribution issues. She also advises beneficiaries and creditors with respect to their rights and interests in estates and trusts.

Ms. Tuggle is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

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Organization Membership

  • President – Estate Planning Council of Central Texas
  • Board Member – Estate Probate and Trust section of the Austin Bar Association.
  • Treasurer – Travis County Women Lawyers' Foundation; Chair 2012-2013.
  • Member, Travis County Women Lawyers' Association.

Community Involvement

Ms. Tuggle is an active volunteer with charitable organizations. She has volunteered with the Austin Bar Association, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Austin Area, and the Capital Area Food Bank. She is a Fellow of the Travis County Women Lawyers' Foundation and currently serves on their Board of Directors.

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Peer Recognition

Ms. Tuggle was named a "Five Star Wealth Manager" by Five Star Professional in 2013. Ms. Tuggle was also named a 2010 "Rising Star" by Thomson Reuters.

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Speeches / Publications

  • 2005 – 2015 – Editor/contributor to the LexisNexis Texas Probate, Estate and Trust Administration and Texas Estate Planning treatises.

Links to Publications

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  • Erin N Tuggle
Austin Office
T: 512.236.2065
F: 512.691.4432

Estate Planning and Probate Law
Practice Areas

J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law
    • Business Development chair for the Texas Journal of Business Law
    • Research assistant to Professor Mark L. Ascher

B.S.B.A. Accounting, summa cum laude, University of Arkansas
Bar Admissions

  • 2005, Texas
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