Christopher C. Burt

BIOGRAPHY

Christopher C. Burt focuses his practice on probate litigation, probate administration, estate planning, and general civil litigation. He represents trustees, administrators, guardians, and executors with administrative matters. He also represents individuals interested in litigation involving will contests, contested guardianships, and the interpretation and modification of trusts and estates. Mr. Burt also assists clients in the preparation of estate planning documents including powers of attorney and wills.

EDUCATION

J.D., 2010, South Texas College of Law

B.A., 2007, Rice University

ADMISSIONS 

Texas

U.S. Dist. Court – Southern District of Texas

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

Probate Litigation and Administration

Fiduciary Litigation

Guardianship Issues and Litigation

General Civil Litigation

Estate Planning

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

  • Order of the Barristers, South Texas College of Law
  • Dean’s Outstanding Advocate Award, South Texas College of Law
  • Semi-Finalist and Best Brief Winner at 2010 National American Bar Association Moot Court Competition
  • Tournament Champion at 2009 Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Tournament – Washington, D.C.

PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS

“Step-Monsters and Step-Kids”, Wills and Probate Institute, South Texas College of Law, 2013

ACTIVITIES

  • Member, State Bar of Texas; Probate, Trust and Estate Section
  • Member, Houston Bar Association; Probate, Trust and Estate Section 
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association 
  • Member, Houston Young Lawyers Association 
  • Member, Attorney in Tax and Probate 
  • Member, Garland Walker Inn Of Court
  • Adjunct Professor, South Texas College of Law