Charles S. Fuquay
Charles S. Fuquay is a partner with Jones, Allen & Fuquay, L.L.P. Mr. Fuquay joined the firm in 1981 and is head of the estate planning and probate practice. He has significant experience handling the estate planning needs of individuals and private business owners. Mr. Fuquay is adept at minimizing federal estate taxes using wills, gifts, trusts, family partnerships, and marital property agreements. He has helped numerous clients develop appropriate business succession plans, including recapitalizations and buy-sell agreements. Mr. Fuquay also handles legal matters involving banking and finance, contracts, real estate, and business litigation.
Mr. Fuquay has been licensed to practice law in Texas since 1973. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Eastern, and Southern Districts of Texas as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Mr. Fuquay has received an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell, the national directory of lawyers. This is the highest possible rating an attorney can receive, indicating preeminent legal ability and the utmost ethical standards.
A Texas native, Mr. Fuquay earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin, where he majored in economics. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law. After law school, he worked for the Dallas Legal Aid Society.
Mr. Fuquay is a member of the Dallas Bar Association.
Year Joined Organization
- Texas (1973)
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas (1975)
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (1975)
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas (1975)
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (1975)
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Dallas Bar Association
- Texas Bar Association
- State Bar of Texas Section of Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law
Past Employment Positions
Areas of Practice
- Estate Planning
- Business Transactions
- Banking and Finance
- Real Estate
- Business Litigation