Taylor S. Boone

SERVICE AREAS

Estate Planning Trust & Probate
Fiduciary Litigation

EDUCATION

  • Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University, M. Div., 2008, summa cum laude
  • St. Mary’s University School of Law, J.D., 1980, with distinction
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A., 1971
  • Washington & Lee University, 1967-1968

 

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Texas

SUPPORT STAFF

Elena Lujan
Legal Administrative Assistant
T: 210.250.6163
E: elena.lujan@strasburger.com

Taylor S. Boone

Partner

2301 Broadway Street
San Antonio, TX 78215
T: 210.250.6117
F: 210.258.2731
E: taylor.boone@strasburger.com

    
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Taylor S. Boone currently serves in the firm’s Taxes, Estate Planning & Employee Benefits Practice. His previous experience includes acting as Chief of Economic Development and Transportation Section of Texas Governor’s Budget and Planning Office from 1973 to 1977.

Taylor’s thirty plus years of practice as an attorney and CPA involves the preparation of wills and trusts, marital deduction trusts, life insurance trusts, minor’s trusts, charitable trusts, private foundations, tax exempt entities, gift planning, marital property agreements, and estate and business planning for closely-held businesses including Family Limited Partnerships. He is also active in estate, trust and fiduciary administration practices including:

  • probate and trust litigation
  • litigation practice involving fiduciary duties and responsibilities
  • probate and trust administration
  • gift tax return preparation
  • estate and inheritance tax return preparation, and
  • gift and estate tax audit and litigation.

Taylor is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

  • American Bar Association
  1. Member
  • State Bar of Texas
  1. Committee on Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  1. Life Fellow
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  1. Corporate Counsel Committee, former Chairman
  2. Continuing Legal Education Committee, former Vice Chairman
  3. San Antonio Bar Foundation Committee, former Chairman
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation
  1. Life Fellow
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  1. Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  1. Member
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, San Antonio
  1. Committee for Cooperation with Attorneys, former Chairman
  • San Antonio Estate Planners Council
  1. President (2000-2001)
  • San Antonio Young Lawyers Association
  1. Committee for Cooperation with CPAs, former Chairman
  • Phi Delta Phi, Barristers
  1. Fellow
  • Travis Park United Methodist Church (San Antonio)
  1. Associate Pastor
  • Corazon Ministries, Inc.
  1. Director
  2. Past President
  • Methodist Healthcare System of San Antonio, Ltd.
  1. Board of Governors
  2. Past President
  • Methodist Healthcare Ministries
  1. Board of Trustees, Honorary Member
  2. Past President
  • San Antonio Area Foundation
  1. Trustee, appointed by San Antonio Bar Association
  • American Diabetes Association, Alamo Area Chapter
  1. Board of Directors
  2. Development Committee, past Chairman
  • American Diabetes Association
  1. Texas Affiliate, Inc., Board of Director
  2. Development Boysville, Inc., past Chairman
  • UTSA School of Business
  1. Board of Directors
  2. Advisory Council of the College of Business
  • Hospice San Antonio
  1. President
  • Funding Information Center
  1. President
  • United Way of San Antonio
  1. Chairman of Fund Distribution Committee
  • Named among the Best Lawyers in America – Trusts and Estates by Best Lawyers (1995-2018)
  • Named Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters (2003-2013, 2015-2017)
  • Named among the Best Trust and Estate Planning Attorneys by San Antonio Scene Magazine (2005-2007, 2009)

Taylor S. Boone currently serves in the firm’s Taxes, Estate Planning & Employee Benefits Practice. His previous experience includes acting as Chief of Economic Development and Transportation Section of Texas Governor’s Budget and Planning Office from 1973 to 1977.

Taylor’s thirty plus years of practice as an attorney and CPA involves the preparation of wills and trusts, marital deduction trusts, life insurance trusts, minor’s trusts, charitable trusts, private foundations, tax exempt entities, gift planning, marital property agreements, and estate and business planning for closely-held businesses including Family Limited Partnerships. He is also active in estate, trust and fiduciary administration practices including:

  • probate and trust litigation
  • litigation practice involving fiduciary duties and responsibilities
  • probate and trust administration
  • gift tax return preparation
  • estate and inheritance tax return preparation, and
  • gift and estate tax audit and litigation.

Taylor is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

ORGANIZATIONS

  • American Bar Association
  1. Member
  • State Bar of Texas
  1. Committee on Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  1. Life Fellow
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  1. Corporate Counsel Committee, former Chairman
  2. Continuing Legal Education Committee, former Vice Chairman
  3. San Antonio Bar Foundation Committee, former Chairman
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation
  1. Life Fellow
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  1. Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  1. Member
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, San Antonio
  1. Committee for Cooperation with Attorneys, former Chairman
  • San Antonio Estate Planners Council
  1. President (2000-2001)
  • San Antonio Young Lawyers Association
  1. Committee for Cooperation with CPAs, former Chairman
  • Phi Delta Phi, Barristers
  1. Fellow
  • Travis Park United Methodist Church (San Antonio)
  1. Associate Pastor
  • Corazon Ministries, Inc.
  1. Director
  2. Past President
  • Methodist Healthcare System of San Antonio, Ltd.
  1. Board of Governors
  2. Past President
  • Methodist Healthcare Ministries
  1. Board of Trustees, Honorary Member
  2. Past President
  • San Antonio Area Foundation
  1. Trustee, appointed by San Antonio Bar Association
  • American Diabetes Association, Alamo Area Chapter
  1. Board of Directors
  2. Development Committee, past Chairman
  • American Diabetes Association
  1. Texas Affiliate, Inc., Board of Director
  2. Development Boysville, Inc., past Chairman
  • UTSA School of Business
  1. Board of Directors
  2. Advisory Council of the College of Business
  • Hospice San Antonio
  1. President
  • Funding Information Center
  1. President
  • United Way of San Antonio
  1. Chairman of Fund Distribution Committee

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HONORS

  • Named among the Best Lawyers in America – Trusts and Estates by Best Lawyers (1995-2018)
  • Named Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters (2003-2013, 2015-2017)
  • Named among the Best Trust and Estate Planning Attorneys by San Antonio Scene Magazine (2005-2007, 2009)
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