Lauren Davis Hunt
Lauren Davis Hunt

Lauren Davis Hunt

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ldhunt@ohkslaw.com

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Ms. Hunt is a Partner of Osborne, Helman, Knebel & Scott, LLP. She focuses her practice in the area of fiduciary litigation, primarily involving trusts, estates, family limited partnerships, powers of attorney, community property and financial account disputes. Ms. Hunt currently serves as Chair of the Estate and Trust Legislative Affairs Committee for the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas ("REPTL"), where she participates in the development and passage of new legislation related to the Texas Trust Code, the Texas Estates Code, and related practice areas including Guardianship, Powers of Attorney, Advanced Directives and Digital Assets. Ms. Hunt is a former Council Member and former Chair of the Fiduciary Litigation Committee of REPTL. Ms. Hunt is a regular speaker on topics related to fiduciary litigation and related legislative changes and updates at Continuing Legal Education programs for other attorneys and professionals in her practice area.

Education

  • Baylor University Law School (J.D., 2007)
  • Rhodes College (B.A., International Studies, Phi Beta Kappa, 2001)

Professional Memberships and Honors

  • Chair (2021–2023), Co-Chair (2019-2021), Estate and Trust Legislative Affairs Committee for the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (2019–2023)
  • Council Member, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (2016–2020)
  • Chair, Fiduciary Litigation Committee, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (2017–2019)
  • Listed, Texas Rising Stars, sponsored by Thomson Reuters and published in Texas Monthly (2016–2018)
  • Member, Texas Bar College
  • Member, Austin Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Past Member, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section, Trust Code Committee
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Super Lawyers, Rising Stars - Lauren Davis Hunt
The College of the State Bar of Texas

Publications and Presentations

Standing and Capacity to Sue in Estate and Trust Litigation

Tarrant County Probate Litigation Seminar, September 2016
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Author/Presenter
2016

Standing and Capacity to Sue in Estate and Trust Litigation

State Bar of Texas Fiduciary Litigation Course, December 2015
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2015

The Client is Incapacitated – What Do You Do Next?

State Bar of Texas Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course, June 2014
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2014

Capacity, Standing and Jurisdiction

State Bar of Texas Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course, June 2013
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2013

Decanting with No Sour Grapes

State Bar of Texas Estate Planning and Probate Drafting, October 2013
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Panelist
2013

Informal Demand or Formal Discovery: The Debate on Obtaining Information from Fiduciaries Under Their Duty to Disclose

State Bar of Texas, Fiduciary Litigation Beyond the Basics
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Moderator
2011

Exculpatory Clauses

State Bar of Texas, Trial of a Fiduciary Litigation Case, December 2009
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Co-Author/Presenter
2009