Andrew W. Lawrence’s practice focuses on all areas of tax and estate planning. Andrew’s practice focuses on all areas of tax and estate planning, business succession planning, probate, estate and trust administration and tax-exempt organizations.
Advised individuals on all aspects of family wealth preservation and wealth transfer planning.
Prepared complex estate planning instruments, including charitable lead trusts, charitable remainder trusts, dynastic generation-skipping trusts, life insurance trusts, revocable living trusts and wills.
Assisted individual clients on gift and estate tax reduction, post-mortem planning and probate avoidance.
Created numerous charities and private foundations.
Structured family limited partnerships, limited liability companies and other entities to achieve asset protection, limited liability, state franchise tax minimization, valuation discounts and management control.
Counseled on business succession planning for complex, multi-generational family businesses.
Advised large charities on planned giving, gift acceptance policies, supporting organizations, endowment protection, trust administration and gift structuring.
JD, University of Minnesota Law School, 1993
BBA, University of North Dakota, 1989
Member, Taxation Section, American Bar Association
Member, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, American Bar Association
Member, Probate, Trusts and Estates Section, Dallas Bar Association
Member, North Texas Chapter of the National Committee on Planned Giving