Jennifer R. Vaculik
  • Associate






Ms. Vaculik is an associate of Osborne, Helman, Knebel & Scott, LLP. Her practice includes the representation of individuals with respect to their estate planning needs and the representation of fiduciaries and beneficiaries with regard to the administration of the estates of deceased individuals. She provides testamentary and lifetime gift and generation-skipping planning in addition to the use of family business entities, life insurance, and life insurance trusts. She also provides advice concerning post-mortem tax planning, prepares federal estate tax returns, and handles state probate proceedings for fiduciaries of estates.  Ms. Vaculik is a past President of the Estate Planning and Probate Section of the Austin Bar Association.


• The University of Texas School of Law (J.D., with honors, 2004); Order of the Coif; Research Editor, Texas Law Review
• Texas A&M University (B.A., Economics, summa cum laude, 2001)

Practice Areas

• Estate Planning
• Probate, Estate & Trust Administration

Professional Memberships and Honors

• Member, State Bar of Texas
• Member, Austin Young Lawyers Association
• Former President and Treasurer, Estate Planning and Probate Section of the Austin Bar Association

Publications and Presentations

• Co-Author, "Asset Protection Planning to Avoid Marital Claims," The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Salt Lake City, Utah (2007)
• Co-Author, "Dual Compensation Issues for Attorneys Serving as Fiduciaries," Texas College of Probate Judges, Houston, Texas (2007)
• Author, Bidding by the Bar: Online Auction Sites for Legal Services, 82 Texas L. Rev. 445 (2003)