Tamara Hensarling Paul
800 Rockmead Dr., Suite 220
Kingwood, Texas  77339-1742
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Tamara Hensarling Paul has practiced law in the Kingwood/Humble area since opening her first law office in Humble, Texas in 1991.  She is a native Houstonian and a fourth generation Texan. Having received her B.A. degree from the University of Houston, Tamara remained in Houston to attend law school at the University of Houston.

Tamara focuses her practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate and Guardianship.  Her practice includes helping clients with wills, trusts and powers of attorney as well as probate administration. This area of practice provides Tamara the ability to serve clients from as young as eighteen to her ever growing “ninety-something” group.

Always active in various civic and charitable organizations, Tamara is currently serving on the Board of Directors of FamilyTime Crisis and Counseling Center, Greater East Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce and the American Business Women’s Association – WOVEN, and the Board of Trustees of the Covenant Preparatory School formerly known as Northeast Christian Academy.  Tamara resides in Kingwood with her husband and two sons.

Areas of Practice
Revocable Living Trusts
Powers of Attorney

Bar Admissions
Texas, 1991
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2003

University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas 1991
Doctor of Jurisprudence
University of Houston, 1988
Bachelor of Arts
Attorney-Mediators Institute, 1998
South Texas College of Law, 1988
Family Law Certification, South Texas College of Law 1998
The Collaborative Law Institute of Texas, Inc. – 2000

Effective Use of Legal Assistants in a Family Law Case (Co-Author with D. Kelly), South Texas Family Law Conference, 1996
The Legal Journey of Adopting a Step-Child, Dock Line Magazine, 2008
Commonly Asked Questions Regarding Estate Planning, Dock Line Magazine, 2009
Before You Say “I Do”, Dock Line Magazine, 2010
Powers of Attorney, Dock Line Magazine, 2010
Whose Property Is It, Mine or Ours? Dockline Magazine 2011
Pet Trusts are No Longer Just for the Rich, Dock Line Magazine, 2011 
My Child is 18, Now What?,
Dock Line Magazine, 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships
Houston Bar Association – Family Law Section, 1991 – Present
State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee – 1999 – 2005 Panel Member
Northeast Harris County Bar Association, 1991 – Present Past President (1994-1995)
Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce
Greater Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce – Board of Directors
College of the State Bar of Texas, 2005 – 2009
Family Time Foundation, 1992 – 1996, 2007 – Present Board of Directors
Sarah Care, 2007 Advisory Board Member
Covenant Preparatory School formerly known as Northeast Christian Academy, Board of Trustees 2009 – present
WOVEN – American Business Women’s Association – Board of Directors

Classes/Seminars Taught
Speaker to numerous groups and organizations regarding Wills, Probate, Powers of Attorney and Family Law
Instructor, Legal Secretary Course, Northeast Harris County College, Continuing Education, 1994

Honors and Awards
Women of Achievement Award Winner, 1992
Lifetime Achievement Award (FamilyTime Crisis and Counseling Center) 2009

Past Employment Positions
Tamara Hensarling Paul, Attorney at Law, 1991-2002
Bivin & McNamara, LLC, Estate Planning Attorney, 2003-2006