Attorney Profile — R. Dean Davenport, JD, PhD

probate attorney

Attorney R. Dean Davenport is an estate planning and estate probate lawyer in McKinney providing services to clients in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. R. Dean Davenport Attorney at Law advises and represents Texas clients on issues related to asset protection, estate probate, guardianship, and estate planning matters, helping to assure that estate assets are distributed according to their intentions after death, including the management and distribution of assets held in trust during their lifetime.

Mr. Davenport’s estate planning practice focuses on helping to minimize the risk of unexpected estate probate litigation and estate liabilities through the preparation of wills, trusts, healthcare directives, financial and medical power of attorneys, living wills, and guardianship arrangements for cognitively incapacitated or disabled family members and minor children. Mr. Davenport also represents clients in probate and guardianship proceedings in Texas. He has successfully litigated probate and guardianship matters in various Texas counties and his experience in these matters helps him identify many legal issues that require resolution prior to the court hearing, helping to minimize litigation costs.

R. Dean Davenport holds graduate degrees from Baylor University (M.A., Ph.D.) and Texas Tech University School of Law (J.D.). He graduated from law school in 2009 and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas the following year. Mr. Davenport entered the private practice of law in 2012 and continues to teach undergraduate university courses in the areas of ethics and business law. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Collin County Bar Association, the Texas Center for Legal Ethics, and The College of the State Bar of Texas.




The Summit Office Park

2150 S Central Expressway, Suite 200

McKinney, Texas 75070-4000