Having been with the firm since 1977, David C. Lamon leads the estate planning practice group at Reagan Burrus. He is board-certified in Estate Planning & Probate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has experience counseling a wide variety of clients. He plans estates ranging in size from modest estates to multimillion-dollar estates. This includes preparing complex wills, containing provisions for testamentary trusts, marital deduction trusts, generation-skipping trusts, life insurance, guardianship designations and powers of appointment (both general and special). David also assists clients by executing durable general and medical powers of attorney, HIPAA authorizations and directives to physicians. He also prepares estate and gift tax returns.

David has successfully counseled clients in transferring a family business from one generation to the next. He has helped clients establish family limited partnerships, corporations, private foundations, charitable trusts, limited liability companies, revocable and irrevocable trusts, pour over trusts, insurance trusts, Crummey trusts and buy-sell agreements.

J..D., The University of Texas School of Law, 1973
B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 1970

State of Texas, 1973
United States Tax Court, 1979

Professional and Community Involvement:

  • American Bar Association – Business Law; Law Practice Management; Taxation; Estate and Gift Sections
  • Comal County Bar Association
  • San Antonio Estate Planners Council
  • State Bar of Texas – Real Estate, Estate, Probate and Trust Law and Taxation Law; Business Law Sections
  • College of State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Academy of Estate Planning and Probate Law
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization – Exam Coordinator, Estate Planning and Probate Law, 2008 to present
  • Planning Committee for the State Bar of Texas 2010-2011 Estate Planning and Probate Drafting Courses
  • New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce
  • New Braunfels Rotary Club
  • Wurstfest Association
  • Braunfels Foundation Trust, Vice President – 2011


  • Author/Speaker for the State Bar of Texas 2011 Advanced Estate Planning and Probate Course, How to Prepare for the Estate Planning Specialization Exam
  • Author/Speaker for the State Bar of Texas 2011 Estate Planning and Probate Drafting Course, “Business Succession Planning: Daddy’s Dyin’ … Who’s Got the Buy-Sell?”

Member Since 1977
Legal Assistant: Stacey Werner
Email: stacey@reaganburrus.com
Direct Dial: (830) 358-7484