Certified Elder Law Attorney

States of Texas and Washington

Paul Premack is a Certified Elder Law Attorney through the National Elder Law Foundation. (Click here for a video on the value of using a CELA.) He was a founding member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and has been a NAELA member since 1989. His practice encompasses estate planning for individuals, couples and families of all ages, probate to assist surviving heirs when a family member dies, and elder law to assist clients with specific legal challenges. Paul is a Geriatric Scholar via the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

 

Paul is licensed to practice law in the States of Texas and Washington.


Paul writes a weekly legal column for the San Antonio Express-News which is also carried by other Hearst Newspapers. The free column archives are on this site (see "Express Column" in menu above).

Probate Lawyer San Antonio

He is the co-author of "Thinking Beyond Tomorrow: Organizing, Planning, and Settling Your Estate". Paul is also the author of the books "The Senior Texan Legal Guide" Editions 1-7, and co-author of "When Someone Dies in Texas", which are used throughout the country as guides to estate planning and probate. 

Probate Lawyer San Antonio

He is Past-President of the Texas Chapter National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Washington State Bar Association, the San Antonio Bar Association, the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law section of the Texas Bar, and the Texas and Washington Chapters of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. He is a Life Fellow of the San Antonio Bar Foundation and is a Fellow of the Texas Bar College. Paul has been nationally recognized by Thompson-Reuters as a "Super Lawyer".

Paul Premack

     Paul Premack is -- 

  • Licensed to Practice Law in the States of Texas and Washington.

  • Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, as accredited by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and the American Bar Association.

  • Recipient, The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers in Wills, Trusts, and Estates.

  • Fellow of the Texas Bar College.

  • Sustaining Life Fellow, San Antonio Bar Foundation.

  • Honored as Recipient of the Barbara F. Kishpaugh Award from the Elder Law Section of the San Antonio Bar Association, in recognition of special contributions made on behalf of the elder community in San Antonio.

  • Rated AV Preeminent by the Martindale Peer Review system. (AV Preeminent is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of the bar and the judiciary.)

 

  • Designated nationally by Thompson-Reuters as a Super Lawyer

 

  • Recipient, Client's Choice Award from AVVO

 

  • Rated 10.0 (highest possible) from AVVO

 

  • Five Star Wealth Manager for Long Term Care, Will Preparation and Trust Services. Paul Premack is one of about 22 lawyers statewide who received this recognition five years in a row.

  • Designated a Texas Legal Leader by ALM Publications in partnership with Martindale-Hubble, highlighting Texas' top rated lawyers

Member of the Faculty of --

  • UT Austin School of Law and Texas NAELA 2020 Summer Conference

  • Chairman, University of Texas School of Law 2019 Texas NAELA Summer Program, Galveston

  • Chairman, Texas Chapter, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys 2019 UnProgram

  • UT Austin School of Law and Texas NAELA 2018 Summer Conference

  • San Antonio Bar Association Health Law Section

  • National Association of Retired Federal Employees

  • University of the Incarnate Word, Humana, Work-Life Program

Community

  • Past President of the Texas Chapter National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

 

  • Past Vice President and Secretary, Texas Chapter National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

  • Director, Texas Chapter National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (2015-2021, 1998-2001)

  • Elder Information Library: Secretary

  • Guardianship Services: President, VP, Secretary, Director

  • Chairman of SA Bar Foundation & St. Mary's University First People's Law School

  • Vice-Chair, SA Bar Foundation & St. Mary’s University Second People’s Law School

  • Visiting Nurse Association, Board of Directors

  • Alamo Area Council of Governments Senior Advisory Board

  • Visiting Nurse Association, SEIS Advisory Board

  • Alamo Hearing Impaired Senior Citizens Advisory Board

  • Texas Accountants & Lawyers for the Arts, Statewide Advisory Board

  • Citizens for Curbside Recycling Pickup, Director

  • Legal Assistance/Peer Counseling for the Elderly; Volunteer

  • Arthritis Foundation, Planned Giving Committee

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Paul Premack has been a Board Member and has served as President of the Texas Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and is a Member of the Washington Chapter of NAELA. He is *Certified as an Elder Law Attorney (CELA) by the National Elder Law Foundation as accredited by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and the ABA. He is licensed to practice law in the States of Texas and Washington and handles Estate Planning and Probate in Texas and Washington, including and Bexar County and King County Probate, Wills, Living Trusts, Durable and Medical Powers of Attorney, and Elder Law. Premack writes the legal column for the San Antonio Express News which is syndicated in other Hearst Newspapers around the USA.

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