Donald Jansen

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Donald O. Jansen is Assistant General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, University of Texas System. He is a retired senior partner of Fulbright and Jaworski L.L.P. (now Norton Rose Fulbright).  He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel. Mr. Jansen is a past Chairman of the Committee of Significant Current Literature and Vice-Chair of the Insurance Committee, Probate and Trust Division, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association. Mr. Jansen is a specialist in estate planning and probate law certified by the Texas Board of legal Specialization and is the past Probate Editor of the Newsletter of the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. He has been designated by his peers as a Texas Super Lawyer in estate planning in 2003, 2004 and 2005. He is a 2014 recipient of the Outstanding Eagle Scout Award presented by the National Association of Eagle Scouts. Mr. Jansen will be inducted into the National Estate Planning Hall of Fame(r) in 2017. He is a past member of the Federal Bar Association National Council and a past president of the Houston Chapter. He is an Accredited Estate Planner(r) (Distinguished--Nominee). Mr. Jansen is a member of the Advisory Committee, Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, University of Miami School of Law.


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