Meredith N. McIver
  • Associate





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Ms. McIver is an associate of Osborne, Helman, Knebel & Scott, LLP. Her practice focuses on estate planning and the administration of estates and trusts. She represents clients in making lifetime gifts and testamentary dispositions, including multi-generational wealth transfers and charitable giving. Ms. McIver advises her clients with respect to complex estate and gift tax planning strategies, incorporating both pre-death and post mortem planning techniques. In addition, she represents clients in probating wills, funding trusts, and complying with the fiduciary roles of her clients as personal representatives and trustees.


• University of Houston (LL.M., Tax, 2012)
• Samford University (J.D., 2011)
• Washington & Lee University (B.A., Politics, 2008)

Practice Areas

• Estate Planning
• Probate, Estate & Trust Administration

Professional Certifications

• Board Certified, Estate Planning and Probate Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Professional Memberships and Honors

• Member, State Bar of Texas (Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section; Tax Section)
• Member, Austin Bar Association (Estate Planning Section)
• Member, Austin Young Lawyers Association
• Member, Estate Planning Council of Central Texas
• Member, 2018-2019 Leadership Academy for the Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
• Member, The College of the State Bar of Texas

Publications and Presentations

  • Co-Author, "Face Masks, Zoom, and Quarantinis: Welcome to…The 2021 Texas Estate and Trust Legislative Update," State Bar of Texas, Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course (2021)
  • Presenter/Co-Author, "Teaching the ABCs to Your Trustees: How to Provide Practical Instructions to New Trustees," State Bar of Texas, Handling Your First (or Next) Trust Course (2021)
  • Co-Author, "Language to Include in Your Estate Planning Documents: Suggestions from Trust and Estate Litigators," State Bar of Texas, Estate Planning and Probate Drafting (2020)
  • Co-Author, "Transfer Restrictions in Business Entities," State Bar of Texas, Advanced Estate Planning & Probate Course (2020)
  • Co-Author, "How to Request (and Get) a PLR," Texas Tax Lawyer, Spring 2013, Vol. 40, No. 2