Jake is an estate planning attorney and the owner of Estes Law Office, P.L.L.C., with offices in Frisco, Texas (principal office) and McKinney, Texas. His practice is specifically limited to estate planning (i.e. Wills and trusts), probate administration, probate litigation, guardianship (contested and uncontested guardianship matters), and business entity formation. Previous to opening Estes Law Office, P.L.L.C. in 2014, Jake was an estate planning/probate associate attorney at The Law Office of M. Todd Estes, P.C. in Sherman, Texas. In addition to this experience, Jake had the pleasure of serving as an Assistant District Attorney at the Grayson County District Attorney’s Office, prosecuting felony cases in the 59th District Court before the Honorable Rayburn Nall. While at the District Attorney's office, Jake successfully prosecuted over 80 criminal jury trials.
Jake is a member of the State Bar of Texas, American Bar Association, Collin County Bar Association, Grayson County Bar Association, Paul Brown American Inn of Court, Grayson County Young Lawyer’s Association, McKinney Young Lawyer's Association, McKinney Chamber of Commerce, McKinney Young Professionals and the North Texas Young Professionals. Jake currently serves on the Board of Directors for Goodwill Industries of Northeast Texas. He previously served on the Board of Directors for Estate Planning & Probate Section of the Collin County Bar Association and the Rehabilitation Center and the Sherman Chamber of Commerce in Sherman, Texas. Jake is frequently asked to present seminars to businesses, charities and other organizations in the North Texas area on topics such as intestacy (dying without a Will), probate administration in Texas, living trust scams and various estate planning topics. The most requested seminar is entitled, "Where There's A Will, There's a Way," which addresses the importance of having a proper Will and powers of attorney for individuals and families who live in Texas.
- Texas A&M University School of Law
- J.D. (2003)
- Austin College
- B.A. (1999)
- Activities: Austin College Lacrosse team
- State Bar of Texas
- Estate Planning
- Estes Law Office, P.L.L.C. website