Mr. Graham focuses on estate and charitable planning, including gifts benefitting both the donor family and charity, as well as private foundation and public charity issues. Mr. Graham has long practiced the administration of estates and trusts, as well as a deep focus upon fiduciary obligations, including having served by appointment of the Chairman of the SEC to the Market Transaction Advisory Committee formed after Black Monday in 1967. He assists families and individuals by implementing structures that protect their assets during their lifetime and continue to protect their wealth while passing from one generation to the next.
Prior to joining the Houser Firm, Mr. Graham was the Senior Lawyer of the Graham Law Firm, P.C. During his 40+ years of law practice Mr. Graham was with the law firm of Baker & Botts, LLP for 22 years, first as a partner in the Houston Business and Estate Planning group, and then as partner in charge of B&B’s Business and Estate planning group in Dallas. In 1994, Mr. Graham founded the law firm of Graham & Smith, LLP, and the Graham Law Firm PC in 2006.
Mr. Graham also believes that each of us have a responsibility to give back to the local and national communities in which we work and live. Mr. Graham and his wife, June live in University Park, Dallas (close to SMU University) and attend Park Cities Baptist Church, where they are active in the International Class.
“Excellent firm! Very responsive to our needs! I would highly recommend this firm to other businesses and individuals”Jason W.
“Bill Houser has taken care of all my asset protection needs, my trusts, my childrens trusts as well as all our wills. He has also set up several of my business corps.(13). He has always performed most professionally all the legal documents I’ve needed for the last several yrs. I have recommended him to several of my friends and they are all happy with all the things he has prepared for them.”Roy M.
“Bill and his firm held my hand through the most difficult time of my life. They are amazing.”Lynette M
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