Jackson Walker partner Sarah Patel Pacheco will serve as a panelist during the luncheon presentation at the 18th Annual Fiduciary Litigation Course presented by the State Bar of Texas on December 14, 2023.
The presentation, “Bringing Your Expert Witness to Trial,” will be moderated by Jason S. Scott (Osborne Helman Scott Knisley & Stanton) and will include Sarah Pacheco, Becky Beaver (Law Office of Becky Beaver), and Hon. Guy Herman (Travis County Probate Court No. 1).
For the full schedule, visit the conference website.
Sarah Patel Pacheco represents fiduciaries and beneficiaries in trial and appellate courts in Texas in matters relating to probate and trust administration and litigation. She offers experienced counsel related to controversies that involve fiduciary duties, trustees, executors, including will contests, will and trust interpretation issues, accounting and administration issues, prosecution and defense of fiduciary claims, and representation of creditors in probate and trust proceedings. Sarah is a trusted authority on trusts, estates, and fiduciary litigation as the co-author of three legal treatises, a frequent speaker for State Bar of Texas conferences, and a former chair the Texas Board of Legal Specialization’s Estate Planning and Probate Law Exam Commission and former member of the Texas Pattern Jury Charges Committee.
In addition to speaking at the Advanced Fiduciary Litigation Course, Sarah recently spoke at the following events:
- “The Use of Pre-Trial Motions and Procedural Devices in Property Cases,” 28th Annual New Frontiers In Marital Property Law Course by TexasBarCLE and the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (October 2023)
- “Drafting for the Trustee in a Challenging Environment,” Estate Planning, Guardianship and Elder Law Conference by UT Law CLE (August 2023)
- “Fiduciary Litigation,” Texas Graduate Trust School by the Texas Banker’s Association (July 2023)
- “Commonly Encountered Trust and Estate Jurisdictional Issues and Challenges,” 47th Annual Advanced Estate Planning & Probate Law Course by the State Bar of Texas (June 2023)