Jennifer R. Vaculik
Jennifer R. Vaculik

Jennifer R. Vaculik

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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. 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 and prepares federal estate tax returns. Ms. Vaculik is a past President of the Estate Planning and Probate Section of the Austin Bar Association.

Education

  • 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)

Professional Memberships and Honors

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member and Former President and Treasurer, Estate Planning and Probate Section of the Austin Bar Association
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Asset Protection: Domestic and International Law and Tactics (four volumes; updated quarterly)

West Group
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1995

A Brief History of Asset Protection Trusts

ALI CLE Estate Planning Course Materials Journal, January 2022
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2022

Truth, Transparence, and The Right of Privacy

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Law Journal, Volume 46, Number 3, Summer 2021
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2021

The Financial Action Task Force and the Legal Profession

New York Law School Law Review, 2014/15, Volume 59, Number 3
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2015

Asset Protection Trusts Under Attack – Views from the Bench and Bar

49th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, Orlando, Florida
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Co-Author/Presenter
2015

Asset Protection Trust Planning Using Traditional Estate Planning Techniques

Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico, 32nd Annual Estate Planning Institute, Las Cruses, New Mexico
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Co-Author/Presenter
2015

The Financial Action Task Force and The Good Practices Guidance

New Mexico State Bar 2012 Bridge the Gap, Albuquerque, New Mexico; The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Southeast Regional Meeting, Savannah, Georgia; The National College of Probate Judges, Jekyll Island, Georgia; Connecticut Bar Association Probate Section Meeting, New Haven Connecticut; The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel New England Regional Meeting, Mashantucket, Connecticut
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2011

The Financial Action Task Force and Its Impact on The Practice of Law

33rd Annual Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course, Houston, Texas (2009); 44th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, Orlando, Florida
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2009

Asset Protection: Trust Planning

American Law Institute – American Bar Association Course of Study, Planning Techniques for Large Estates, New York, New York (April, 2009)
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Co-Author/Presenter
2009

Converting an Asset Protection Trust into a Tax-Efficient Wealth Reserve

U.S. Taxation of International Operations
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Co-Author
2003

The Influence of Spanish and Mexican Laws on the Property and Probate Laws of Texas

The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, Santiago, Chile
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2003

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Asset Protection to Avoid Marital Claims

The American College of Trust and Estate Counse, 2007 Summer Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah
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Co-Author/Presenter
2007

Dual Compensation Issues for Attorneys Serving as Fiduciaries

Texas College of Probate Judges, Houston, Texas
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Co-Author
2007

Asset Protection Planning to Avoid Marital Claims

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Salt Lake City, Utah
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Co-Author
2007

Bidding by the Bar: Online Auction Sites for Legal Services

82 Texas L. Rev. 445
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2003