Patricia “Patty” Rouse Vargas with Davis & Santos, P.C. has been selected to serve as a 2022-2023 Texas Bar Foundation Nominating Chair for District 10. Nominating Chairs for each of the 17 State Bar of Texas districts identify nominees to join the Foundation as Fellows. Nominating Chairs of the Foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the Texas Bar Foundation. Selection is a mark of distinction and recognition of Ms. Vargas’ contributions to the legal profession.
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.
Selection as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation is restricted to members of the State Bar of Texas. Each year one-third of one percent of Texas attorneys are invited to become Fellows. Once nominees are selected, they must be elected by the Texas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees. Membership has grown from an initial 255 Charter Members in 1965 to more than 10,000 Fellows throughout Texas today. If you are a Fellow and have a recommendation for a new member, please contact your District Nominating Chair.
Founded by attorneys determined to assist the public and improve the profession of law, the Texas Bar Foundation has maintained its mission of using the financial contributions of its membership to enhance the rule of law and the system of justice in Texas. To date, the Texas Bar Foundation has distributed more than $24 million throughout Texas to assist nonprofit organizations with a wide range of justice-related programs and services. More than $1.5 million is projected to be distributed for grants this fiscal year. For more information, please visit www.txbf.org.