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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 fiduciary litigation.

Patty has prepared and has assisted in the preparation of IRS filings for transfer tax purposes.  She has also represented clients before the Texas Medical Board and the Texas Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors.


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


  • Scene in S.A., Outstanding Women in Law (2022)
  • Scene in S.A., Best San Antonio Lawyers (2019 and 2021)
  • Top Attorney in San Antonio, San Antonio Magazine (2019)
  • Chair, Docket Call Seminar, San Antonio Estate Planners Council (2016, 2018, 2020 and 2022)


Memberships & Activities

  • San Antonio Estate Planners Council
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Treasurer
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • San Antonio Bar Foundation, Fellow


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
  • Family Law
    • Pre/post marital agreements
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Health Care Compliance and Investigations