Kate Eckhart

Kate Eckhart

  • Estate Planning, Probate, Real Estate Law ...
  • Texas
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Summary

Kate Mains Eckhart is as an associate in the firm’s Beaumont office. Kate works in the firm’s business section with a concentration in real estate and corporate transactions, tax, estate planning and probate, oil and gas law, and probate and guardianship litigation.

While in law school at South Texas College of Law, Kate served on the Editorial Board of the South Texas Law Review; as a law clerk in the United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Texas; and as a research assistant to the school’s professors updating hornbooks on federal income taxation and estate and gift taxation. She was a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Consumer Transactions and a Dean’s Merit Scholarship Recipient. Prior to joining MehaffyWeber, she served as an Associate in the Global Tax Services department of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.

Education
South Texas College of Law
J.D. (2013)
Honors: Cum Laude
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College of the Holy Cross
B.A. (2009) | Economics
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Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: College Honors Program, Fósforo Spanish Literary Journal, Spanish Club, Foreign Language Assistant Cultural Liaison, Copy Editor for The Crusader Newspaper
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Professional Experience
Associate
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
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Speaking Engagements
The Art of Giving , Art Museum of Southeast Texas
Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas  # 24087961
Member
Current
Activities: Member, Real Estate, Probate & Trust Section Committee Member, Tax Section
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Jefferson County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
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Practice Areas
  • Estate Planning

    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills

  • Probate

    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests

  • Real Estate Law

    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law

  • Business Law

    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes

  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law

    Utilities

  • Tax Law

    Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning

Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Contact & Map
MehaffyWeber
2615 Calder
Suite 800
Beaumont, TX 77702
Telephone: (409) 835-5011