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Patty R. 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, family wealth transfers, probate, guardianships, formation and administration of trusts, including special needs trusts and 1301 management trusts, and fiduciary litigation. Patty has prepared and has assisted in the preparation of IRS filings for transfer tax purposes.


  • B.A., Rhodes, 1999
  • J.D., St. Mary’s University School of Law, 2002


  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated
  • San Antonio Magazine Top Attorney – Wills (2022-2023)
  • Scene in S.A., Outstanding Women in Law (2022-2023)
  • Scene in S.A., Best San Antonio Lawyers (2019 and 2021)
  • Top Attorney in San Antonio, San Antonio Magazine (2019)
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Treasurer
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation, Treasurer
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • San Antonio Estate Planners Council


Memberships & Activities


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

  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Pre/post marital agreements
  • Fiduciary Litigation