Gregory T. Kimmel

Partner
Phone:  (903) 534-0006
Fax: (903) 534-3757

Gregory T. Kimmel

Firm Partner Gregory T. Kimmel focuses his practice on business organizations, estate planning, elder law, probate and estate administration, trusts, and wills.  In recognition of his work, national directory of attorneys MartindaTexas Estate Planning Councle-Hubbell has awarded Mr. Kimmel its coveted AV Preeminent rating, indicating the highest levels of professionalism and ethical standards. Mr. Kimmel is a Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate law, as certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.A native of Tyler, Mr. Kimmel is a graduate of the University of Houston Law Center and the University of Texas at Austin.  He was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2001.

Bar Admissions

Education

Honors and Awards

  • Smith County Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, 2012
  • Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year, 2006-2007

Professional Associations, Committees and Memberships

  • Past Director and Officer - Smith County Bar Association
  • Past Director and Officer - Smith County Young Lawyers Association
  • Member - State Bar of Texas American Bar Association
  • Member - National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
  • Past President- East Texas Estate Planning Council (2015-2016)
  • Member - Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (REPTL), Decedents' Estate Committee (2015-2017)
  • Member - REPTL Leadership Academy Committee
  • Member - Planning Committee for Estate Planning and Probate Drafting Course, Texas State Bar (2016)

Pro Bono Activities

  • Director - Cancer Foundation for Life
  • Director - Hospice of East Texas
  • Past Director - Better Business Bureau
  • Past Director - The Children's Village

Presentations and Publications

  • Presented "Mind the Gap: Advanced Planning Techniques for Incapacity," Estate Planning & Probate Drafting Course, State Bar of Texas, Dallas, Texas (2016)
  • Panelist on “Probate Procedures and Alternatives,” Building Blocks of Wills, Estates, and Probates, Texas Bar CLE, Austin, Texas, (2016)
  • Presented “Selecting a Business Entity,” Expo 2015 at Gollob Morgan and Peddy P.C. (2015) and Small Business Boot Camp at the Center for Family and Small Enterprises, University of Texas at Tyler (2015)
  • Presented and authored “Incapacity Planning 101,” Alzheimer’s Alliance (2015)
  • Presented and authored "Business Succession Issues Involving Second and Third Generations that have No Desire to be Partners," 38th Annual Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course (2014); San Antonio Estate Planners Council (2014); Midland Odessa Estate Planning Council (2015)
  • Presented “Role of the Guardian”, Ad Litem Certification Course for the Smith County Bar Association (2014)
  • Presented and authored “Strategies for a Successful Succession” Small Business Boot Camp at the Center for Family and Small Enterprises, University of Texas at Tyler (2014)
  • Presented and authored “Estate Planning Overview with Legislative Update,” Henderson County Bar Association (2013)
  • Presented and authored “Strategies for a Successful Succession,” The 2013 Family & Small Business Forum, University of Texas at Tyler (2013)
  • Presented and authored “Advance Planning for End of Life Issues,” Smith County Bar Association (2009)
  • Co-Authored “Seniors & the Law: A Guide for Maturing Texans,” Texas Young Lawyers Association (2009)

ALLEN LOTTMANN KIMMEL A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION
3805 Old Bullard Road Tyler, TX 75701
Phone: 903-534-0006 Fax: 903-534-3757
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