Congratulations to our newest Shareholder!

By   |  February 1, 2021

Bourland, Wall & Wenzel would like to congratulate Levi Dillon on his promotion to Shareholder! Mr. Dillon joined Bourland, Wall and Wenzel in 2015. A graduate of SMU Dedman School of Law, Mr. Dillon works with a wide range of…Read More

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Star-Telegram: Here’s why many are rushing to get their wills drawn up amid the Coronavirus pandemic

By   |  May 12, 2020

“Fort Worth attorney Lisa Jamieson said she’s had more people than normal ask in recent months about creating or updating wills. Some say they’ve talked about it for a while and finally want to move forward; others ask how quickly…Read More

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American Law Institute Elects Baylor Lawyer Darren B. Moore

By   |  December 5, 2018

WACO— December, 2018 In late October, The American Law Institute (ALI) elected 32 new members including Baylor Lawyer Darren B. Moore (J.D. ‘00), shareholder of Bourland, Wall & Wenzel in Fort Worth, and adjunct professor at Baylor Law where he…Read More

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The Benevolent Barista: The Art of Concocting, Crafting and Refining Donor Advised Funds and Charitable Gift Agreements

By   |  November 7, 2017

When a client comes to your office announcing their desire to make a gift to ABC charity for the building of a new park, the high school’s new stadium, or for the relief efforts after a tragic natural disaster, where do you start on reducing that intent to paper?

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We Walked, Waddled and Galloped: The 20th Annual Fort Worth Zoo Run

By   |  February 28, 2017

In February 2017 our firm came together to form the BW&W team for the 20th Annual Fort Worth Zoo Run. With friends and family at our side, we ran/walked the 5k distance together in support of the Fort Worth Zoo providing…Read More

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Boost Your Bottom Line

By   |  December 19, 2016

  Money Saving Provisions For Landlords To Consider In Commercial Leases Rental provisions may be some of the most important economic terms in a commercial lease, but there are many other less obvious provisions that can also have a direct…Read More

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Comparing Private Foundations and Donor Advised Funds

By   |  December 2, 2016

Although 98% of high net-worth clients give to charity, only 55% report discussing philanthropy with their professional advisors.” E.R. Heisman, 41 Estate Planning, No. 7, 27 (July 2014). This should be a huge wake-up call to all of us who…Read More

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Texas Trade Secrets

By   |  July 29, 2016

Whether it is a proprietary chemical formula, computer program, process, financial data or pricing information, or even customer lists, a company’s trade secret and confidential information constitute important assets. However, many companies fail to take the necessary steps to protect their information, thereby losing the protections afforded under Texas law and losing the ability to claim trade secret or confidential status over their valuable information.

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Four Keys to Creating Lasting Vision for a Nonprofit

By   |  May 8, 2013

…there are four keys to to creating lasting vision in the nonprofit context: 1 |   Conceptualizing Vision: Whether done at the founding stage of the organization or after, the board should take time to distill the core values (the…Read More

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How to Set Up a Disaster Relief Charity

By   |  April 22, 2013

When tragedy strikes as it did in different ways last week in Boston and West one thing is a constant, the desire of Americans to help their neighbors. That help comes in many forms as people seek to meet the…Read More

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