Chris Hildreth

Chris’ practice focuses on estate planning, probate and trust administration, business planning and transactions.


About Chris Hildreth

Chris Hildreth, Of Counsel Attorney at Kirker Davis LLP, is a Texas business, estate, and tax attorney handling both simple and complex planning and transactional matters. Chris’ practice focuses on estate planning, probate and trust administration, business planning and transactions, and tax planning.

Chris’ practice concentrates on protecting and preserving his client’s assets for the client and the client’s family. Chris counsels his clients regarding both simple and complex estate planning and asset protection strategies. Chris’ goal with his clients is to preserve simplicity in asset administration while protecting assets from income and estate taxation, lawsuits, creditors spendthrift beneficiaries, and others.

Chris also has extensive experience and training in managing and operating businesses from startup to exit and brings significant practical insight to his business clients. Chris’ focus with his business clients is to quickly and efficiently construct a solid legal foundation for the business so that his business clients can focus their energy on the management and operations of the business. Chris is a strong believer in proportionate response, and takes pleasure in crafting relevant, workable, and efficient solutions for each client’s needs.

Chris graduated with high honors from Baylor University School of Law, where he served on the Baylor Law Review and graduated in the top 10% of his graduating class.

Chris and his family are excited to make their home in Central Texas. Chris has served with and provided legal counsel to several charities and charitable boards, and he is dedicated to serving the Central Texas community.

Chris’ areas of practice include estate planning, trust and estate administration, business tax planning, business succession planning, asset protection planning, and other tax and estate matters.

Chris provides concierge-level legal services to clients across Texas and most often the following areas: Travis County, Williamson County, Bexar County, Collin County, Dallas County, Tarrant County, Hays County, Bastrop County, Bell County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Comal County, Austin, Westlake, Lakeway, Round Rock, Georgetown, Leander, Cedar Park, Pflugerville, Lago Vista, Bee Cave, Buda, Kyle, New Braunfels, San Antonio, Alamo Heights, Terrell Hills, Fair Oaks, Stone Oak, Dallas / Fort Worth, Allen, Frisco, McKinney, Plano and Southlake.

Honors and Awards
  • Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Estate Planning and Probate Law – 2016
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star by Thomson Reuters – 2018-2019
  • 2010 – Baylor University School of Law – Juris Doctor
  • 2007 – LeTourneau University – Bachelor of Business Administration


Professional Memberships
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association


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