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The goal of our firm is to provide the highest level of professionalism in a comfortable, service-oriented atmosphere. We believe that the practice of law is a service business. We want you to hold us to standards of service that you may not have come to expect from other firms. Specifically, expect us to: listen to you and put your needs first •be available to answer your questions • offer solutions, not riddles • communicate clearly and thoroughly about every aspect of what we do on your behalf

Please describe a case(s) in the last year or two where you made a big difference.
45 years of networking and client referrals.

How did you build a successful practice?
Honesty about the prospects of their case.

What should clients look for in a lawyer?
Local rules are extremely important in Probate practice here as the rules differ from county to county.

How important is local knowledge to the success of your cases?
I don’t give specific advice in a free consultation, but will make non-binding suggestions as to estate plans or probate procedures that might be appropriate as well as estimated or flat fees for those.

What information can you provide in a free phone consultation?
Honesty about the goals and honesty about the facts of the case.

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What differentiates you from other lawyers in your community?
The goal of our firm is to provide the highest level of professionalism in a comfortable, service-oriented atmosphere. We believe that the practice of law is a service business. We want you to hold us to standards of service that you may not have come to expect from other firms.
Specifically, expect us to:

  • listen to you and put your needs first
  • be available to answer your questions
  • offer solutions, not riddles
  • communicate clearly and thoroughly about every aspect of what we do on your behalf
Position Organization Location Duration
PresidentArthur H. Geffen, P.C.1975 - Present
AttorneyHirsch, Westheimer and Block1974 - 1975
School Degree Major Graduation
University of Houston Law CenterJ.D. Law School1973  
University of GeorgiaBSPharmacy1969
University of GeorgiaBSChemistry1966
Emory UniversityN/AChemistry1964
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Texas1974
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
US Court of Federal Claims
US Court of Federal Claims
US Supreme Court
US Supreme Court
US Tax Court
  • State Bar of Texas | Professional Efficiency & Economic Research Committee | 1991 - Present
    State Bar of Texas | Computerization of Profession Committee | 1991 - Present
    Dallas Bar Association | Economics and Law Practice Committee | 1990 - Present
    Dallas County Bar Association | Chairman & Founder Computer USe Section | 1989 - Present
    United States Tax Court | 1984 - Present
    United States Court of Federal Claims | 1984 - Present
    United States Supreme Court Bar Bar | 1977 - Present
    Dallas Bar Association | 1975 - Present
    State Bar of Texas | 1974 - Present
    Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity | 1972 - Present
    Dallas Bar Association | Fee Dispute Committee Member | 2012 - 2012
    Dallas Bar Association | Peer Assistance Committee Member | 2012 - 2012
    Dallas Bar Association | Mentoring Committee Member | 2012 - 2012
    Dallas Estate Planning Council | 2008 - 2012
  • Order of the Barons Honor Society | University of Houston School of Law | 1972
    Editor | Houston Law Review | 1972
  • Texas District and County Attorneys Association | Computer Technology | 1992
    State Bar of Texas Annual Convention | Advanced Office Practice | 1991
    State Bar of Texas Annual Computer Use | Bringing you and your Desk into the 21st Century | 1991
    Advanced Family Law | Computers: Overview of Technology | 1991
    Dalls Bar Computer Use | Using Your Computer to Communicate With the World | 1990
    Dallas Bar Association Computer Use | Using a PC as a Lawyer's Personal Workstation | 1989
    Dallas Bar Computer Use and Technology Section | Automation Insights | 1989
    Houston Law Review | The Waiver Doctrine | 1973
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Arthur Harold Geffen
5001 Spring Valley Road
Suite 400 East
Dallas, TX 75244
32.9399677,-96.8235845

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