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Firm News

Katherine C. Akinc was named as a 2017 Texas Rising Star in estate planning and probate law by the Texas Super Lawyers magazine. The Rising Stars list is comprised of the top up-and-coming Texas attorneys who are 40 or younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less. Rising Stars are selected based on nominations by members of the elite Texas Super Lawyers list. No more than 2.5 percent of Texas attorneys were chosen for this honor.

After a two year stint at Frost Bank as a member of the Frost Wealth Advisors group, Mary Haught has returned to the firm as a shareholder. Mary brings a fresh perspective on trust administration issues and will focus her practice on fiduciary litigation.

Best Lawyers recently elected Jerry Frank Jones as Lawyer of the Year 2015 for Litigation–Trusts and Estates Austin.

On, May 12, 2014, Ikard Golden Jones welcomed our new associate attorney Adam Herron.

In 2014, Katherine C. Akinc was board certified in Estate Planning & Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. There are over 70,000 attorneys licensed to practice in Texas. Less than 700 attorneys have earned the right to be publicly recognized Board Certified specialists in this area of law.

Ikard Golden Jones was selected as a Tier 1 Best Law Firm by U.S. News and Best Lawyers for 2014.

In 2012, Jerry Frank Jones was selected as one of the "Top Rated Lawyers" for Estate Planning by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell.

In January 2012, Jerry Frank Jones was appointed to the State Bar of Texas Solutions 2012 Committee. In April the committee issued its report and Mr. Jones attached a letter of dissent. The letter can be found on page 27 of the report. The Report can be found HERE.

On February 6, 2012, Ikard Golden Jones, P.C. welcomed our new associate attorney Katherine C. Akinc, formerly of Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P.

As of January 1, 2012, Ikard & Golden, P.C. will be changing its name to Ikard Golden Jones, P.C.

In 2010, Alvin J. Golden received the Distinguished Texas Probate and Trust Attorney Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

In 2011, Mary Haught, and Laurie Ratliff became shareholders in Ikard & Golden, P.C.

In 2011, Jerry Jones became a named shareholder in Ikard Golden Jones, P.C.