Camille Tankersley, Attorney

Camille Tankersley, JD, handles probate, estate planning and guardianship matters.

Camille Tankersley is an experienced civil litigator with a committed dedication to representing her clients successfully through all phases of probate litigation.  She has practiced law for 22 years and is a fierce advocate of protecting her clients’ interests. Camille specializes in probate, estate planning, and guardianship matters.

She has represented individuals in a wide range of probate, real estate, title dispute, personal injury, breach of contract, DTPA, and insurance defense matters over the years. She has obtained numerous jury verdicts, summary judgments, and arbitration awards for her clients across Texas.

She has also mediated over 180 cases as a qualified mediator, and arbitrated over 80 cases as a Texas Comptroller arbitrator.

Admissions

  • State Courts of Texas, 1998
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 2001
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2001
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, 2001
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, 2001
  • Texas Qualified Mediator, 1997
  • FINRA Qualified Arbitrator, 2009
  • Texas Comptroller Certified Arbitrator, 2017

Education

  • J.D., South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, 1997
  • Mid-Law Senator
  • Vice-President of Texas Exes
  • Who’s Who of American Law Students
  • Mock Trial finalist
  • Summer Study Abroad, Rhodos, Greece
  • Summer Law Study, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • B.A., Government, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, 1994

Practice Areas

  • Probate administration
  • Uncontested probates, including testate and intestate administrations
  • Contested probates
  • Probating wills as a muniment of title
  • Small estate affidavits
  • Estate Planning- wills, trusts, and powers of attorney
  • Guardianships

Personal

Camille resides in Houston with her husband Lee, her two children Pierce and Preston and
her rescue dog Vivian. She enjoys traveling, reading, and any activity related to the water.