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Dean Brinkley - Beaumont, TX

2905 Toccoa St. Beaumont, TX 77703

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Updated: 10/14/2020

Beaumont Wills, Trust and Estate Planning Lawyer

Overview

Dean is a native of Southeast Texas who graduated from Lamar University with distinction. Dean left a successful corporate career to attend law school at the University of Tulsa where he graduated with honors. Dean returned to Jefferson County to establish his law practice, and since 1994 he has met the legal needs of individuals and businesses throughout Southeast Texas...

Dean is a native of Southeast Texas who graduated from Lamar University with distinction. Dean left a successful corporate career to attend law school at the University of Tulsa where he graduated with honors. Dean returned to Jefferson County to establish his law practice, and since 1994 he has met the legal needs of individuals and businesses throughout Southeast Texas.

Dean has extensive civil trial experience as well as extensive experience with business, estate planning and real estate transactions. Dean has helped form hundreds of area businesses and represents several local businesses in their transactions and disputes.

On an individual level, Dean’s skills and experience make him an excellent choice for those with family, probate and real property issues. On a national level, Dean has been called to serve as Special Master in Chancery overseeing the allocation of over one billion dollars in aggregate settlements to thousands of claimants living throughout the United States. Dean’s clients are well served by his trial experience and his wide body of knowledge in a number of legal areas.

About Dean Brinkley

Practice Areas

  • Wills, Trust and Estate Planning
  • Probate Transactions and Litigation
  • Guardianship Transactions and Litigation
  • Elder Law
  • Real Estate Transactions and Litigation
  • Business Transactions and Litigation
  • Special Master in Mass Tort Litigation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Oklahoma, 1995
  • Texas, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certified to serve as an Attorney and Guardian Ad Litem
  • Certified in Collaborative Law

Other Affiliations

  • Jefferson County Bar Association (Member)
  • Jefferson County Bar Association (Past Vice President)
  • Jefferson County Bar Association (Director)
  • Texas Bar Association (Member)
  • Texas Bar Association Real Estate, Probate & Trust Section (Member)
  • Texas Bar Association, Family Law Section (Member)
  • Elder Counsel (Member)
  • Southeast Texas Estate Planning Counsel (Member)

Education

  • University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1994
    J.D.
    Honors: with Honors
  • Lamar University, 1988
    B.S.
    Honors: With Distinction

Past Positions

  • Templeton & Brinkley, 1999 - 2018
  • Harris, Lively & Duesler, 1994 - 1999
  • Pray, Walker, Jackson, Williamson & Marler, 1992 - Present
  • Tulsa Airport Authority, 1993 - Present
  • Hinkle, Zeringue & Smith, 1994 - Present
  • Quaker Oats Company, 1988 - 1991

Pro Bono Activities

  • Golden Triangle Church On The Rock Elder, Board
  • Inspire Hoops, Inc., Board of Directors
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow

Classes and Seminars

  • Post Settlement Activities “It Ain’t Over Til It’s Over”; P. Dean Brinkley, Presentation to SETALA, - 2002
  • Risk Management for the Church Children’s Program; P. Dean Brinkley, Presentation to Church On The Rock, - 2004
  • Estate Planning Considerations, Presentation to Farmers Insurance Houston Branch Claims Office, - 2006
  • Investing in the Inventory, P. Dean Brinkley, Jefferson County Bar Association Family Law CLE, - 2011
  • Managing the Inventory and Creditors; P. Dean Brinkley, National Business Institute CLE “The Probate Process From Start to Finish”, - 2014
  • Administering the Estate Effectively; P. Dean Brinkley, National Business Institute CLE “The Probate Process From Start to Finish”, - 2014
  • Intestate Succession; P. Dean Brinkley, National Business Institute CLE “The Probate Process From Start to Finish”, - 2014
  • Aggregate Litigation & Settlements; P. Dean Brinkley, Jefferson County Bar Assoc. Litigation CLE “The Ethics of Aggregate Litigation and Settlements”, - 2015
  • Lady Bird Deeds & Transfer on Death Deeds, Why You Should Choose One Over the Other; P. Dean Brinkley, Jefferson County Bar Assoc. Elder Law CLE “Elder Law, Planning for Clients and Lawyers,”, - 2017
  • Business Succession Planning as Part of Estate Planning; P. Dean Brinkley, Edgar, Kiker & Cross Lunch and Learn Series, - 2008

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Office Information

Address

2905 Toccoa St. Beaumont, TX 77703

Fax

  • 409-835-5880

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Articles

  • Military Judges, One Appointment or Two; P. Dean Brinkley, Tulsa Law Journal, Volume 30, No. 1, 1994
  • Health Care Workers Legal Duty to Disclose HIV-Positive Status to Patients Before Performing Invasive Procedures; P. Dean Brinkley, Tulsa Law Journal, Volume 29, No. 2, 1993

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