Taylor, Emily

Emily B. Taylor

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Texas A&M University

B.A. in English, 2011

South Texas College of Law

J.D. 2014


Texas, 2014

Memberships & Activities

Houston Bar Association Elder Law Committee, Past Co-Chair

Texas Aggie Bar Association, Past President

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

Disability and Elder Law Attorney Association

Texas Bar College

Houston Young Lawyers Association

Free the Captives Houston, Trained Volunteer

Houston A&M Club

Crosspoint Church Bellaire

Business Networking International Group

Order of the Lytae Alumna

NAELA Texas Chapter

The Texas Probate Law American Inn of Court Member


Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer-Reviewed

2020 Lawyer Monthly Women in Law Award: Wills & Probate

Best Lawyers in America® Ones to Watch 2022-2024; Trust & Estates, Elder Law

Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2021-2024

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Emily B. Taylor

Emily B. Taylor’s work is a client-focused practice which includes estate planning & administration, long-term care planning, guardianship, elder law, and probate services for executors, trustees, heirs, and beneficiaries. Through her efforts she is able to prepare clients for the future and simplify the legal and financial challenges their loved ones will face during their time of grieving. She has experience in:

      • Estate planning & administration
      • Disability planning including individual, court-created, and pooled special needs trusts and advice regarding ABLE accounts
      • Preparing and executing wills, trusts, power of attorney, declarations of guardians, etc.
      • Long term care planning including asset protection, gifting consequences, and eligibility for means-tested government benefits
      • Representing clients in the application & pursuit of long-term care Medicaid in their homes, assisted living communities, and nursing communities
      • Counsel clients regarding vulnerability to & avoidance of Medicaid Estate Recovery Program
I believe in serving the people around me and addressing each person in my path with empathy and sensitivity. I am grateful that the skills and knowledge I have developed over time grants me the opportunity to help bring people through big decisions and hard circumstances.

While earning her Juris Doctorate at South Texas, Emily was an editor of the Texas Journal of Business Law and clerked in Harris County Probate Court Three. Prior to joining Rapp & Krock, PC, she was an associate attorney at Wright Abshire, PC in Bellaire, Texas.

Representative Matters

      • Represented multiple clients in matters involving their lifetime planning and planning for disposition of their assets after death.
      • Counseled and represented clients in protecting their estates and estates of their loved ones from the Medicaid Estate Recovery Program.
      • Counseled and represented clients with loved ones with disabilities as it relates to gifting and inheritance.
      • Counseled clients by putting a plan in place to meet their long-term care needs, including receiving government benefits.
      • Counseled and represented numerous Executors, Trustees and Administrators in multiple Texas counties on various probate administrations.