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Patty Rouse Vargas


Patty Vargas is a shareholder with Davis & Santos and is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Patty’s practice concentrates on the representation of individuals and corporate fiduciaries with respect to estate planning, probate, formation and administration of trusts including Special Needs Trusts and 1301 management trusts, family wealth transfers, entity formation and governance, guardianships, and fiduciary, trust, probate, estate and guardianship litigation. Patty has prepared and has assisted in the preparation of IRS filings for transfer tax purposes, and she has represented clients before the Texas Medical Board and the Texas Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors.


Patty received her J.D. from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 2002, and she obtained her B.A. in Religious Studies in 1999 from Rhodes in Memphis, Tennessee.


  • Top Attorney in San Antonio – San Antonio Magazine (2019)


Memberships & Activities

  • San Antonio Estate Planners Council – Board of Directors and Chair, Docket Call
  • San Antonio Bar Association – Director (2019-Present)
  • Texas Bar Foundation – Fellow
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation – Fellow
  • State Bar of Texas – Member


  • The Importance of the Right Estate Planning Documents, Attorney at Law Magazine, San Antonio Edition, Vol. 1 No. 2 (2019)

Admitted To Practice

  • Texas, 2002
  • U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Texas

Board Certification

  • Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (2013)

Practice Areas