Steven J. Hare
Steven J. Hare

Steven J. Hare

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Mr. Hare is an attorney of Osborne, Helman, Knebel & Scott, LLP. He practices in the areas of US and international trust planning, estate planning, and probate law. Mr. Hare is a dual-qualified lawyer and is both a Solicitor of England and Wales (non-practicing) and a Texas attorney. Mr. Hare’s practice includes trust and estate planning, administering complex estates, assisting with trust modifications, advising on the formation and management of private foundations, and creating and administering closely-held business entities. This work includes supporting the firm’s litigators in contentious matters relating to trusts and estates. Mr. Hare also assists in the representation of the firm’s cross-border clients, advising on tax, compliance, multi-jurisdictional probate, and asset protection issues.

Education

  • University of Texas School of Law (LL.M., 2016)
  • University of Cambridge, Hughes Hall (LL.M., first class, 2014)
  • University of Warwick (LL.B., first class, 2012)
  • University of Hong Kong (Exchange Program, 2011)

Professional Memberships and Honors

  • Solicitor of England and Wales (Non-Practicing)
  • Selected to the Texas Rising Stars list, sponsored by Thomson Reuters and published in Texas Monthly (2020 – present)
  • Dean’s Achievement Award, University of Texas, 2016
  • E.M. Burnett Prize, University of Cambridge, Hughes Hall, 2014
  • Julia Kerr Prize, University of Warwick, 2012
  • Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) – Texas Chapter
  • Member, International Bar Association
  • Member, The College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member, State Bar of Texas (Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section)
  • Member, Austin Bar Association (Estate Planning Section)
  • Member, Austin Young Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Estate Planning Council of Central Texas
  • Director, Rebuilding Together-Austin, Austin, Texas

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Select Publications and Presentations

Asset Protection: Domestic and International Law and Tactics (four volumes; updated quarterly)

West Group
Publication
Contributing Author/Co-Editor
1995

A Brief History of Asset Protection Trusts

ALI CLE Estate Planning Course Materials Journal, January 2022
Publication
Author
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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Author
2021

The Financial Action Task Force and the Legal Profession

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

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

49th Annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, Orlando, Florida
Presentation/Publication
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
Presentation/Publication
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
Presentation/Publication
Author/Presenter
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
Presentation/Publication
Author/Presenter
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)
Presentation
Co-Author/Presenter
2009

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

U.S. Taxation of International Operations
Publication
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
Presentation/Publication
Co-Author/Presenter
2003

Publications and Presentations

All Publications and Presentations

Boykin v. United States - A Timely Reminder of the IRS' Super Creditor Status

Steve Leimberg’s Asset Protection Planning Newsletter #420, (January 18, 2022)
Publication
Author
2022

Asset Protection Trust Planning: Strategies and Recent Developments

Utah State Bar
Presentation/Publication
Author/Presenter
2022

TBS Properties LLC v. United States: The IRS and the Alter Ego Doctrine

Steve Leimberg’s Asset Protection Planning Newsletter #424
Publication
Co-Author
2022

Asset Protection Trust Planning for Accountants

BakerTilly Estate and Trust Conference 2022, Dallas, Texas
Presentation/Publication
Co-Author/Co-Presenter
2022

Asset Protection Trust Planning for Accountants

Saville Dodgen & Company, PLLC CLE, Dallas, Texas
Presentation/Publication
Co-Author/Presenter
2021

UK Government Publishes Consultation Response and Final Regulations Relating to the Trust Registration Service

Steve Leimberg’s International Tax Planning Newsletter #34 (August 13, 2020)
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Author
2020

The UK Trust Registration Service and its Potential Impact on International Trust Planning

Steve Leimberg’s International Tax Planning Newsletter #32, (June 29, 2020)
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Author
2020

Campbell v. Commissioner – “Nest Egg” Planning and Settlor Control in Asset Protection Trusts

Steve Leimberg’s Asset Protection Planning Newsletter #382, (April 25, 2019)
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Author
2019

If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It…But If It Is Broke Then Good Luck Navigating The Revised Texas Decanting Statute

Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Reporter, vol. 56, no. 1, 2018, pp. 93-98
Publication
Author
2018

Asset Protection: Domestic and International Law and Tactics (West Group, 1995)

Publication
Editor/Author
1995