Overview

Eric Reis is a full-time law professor at the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law, where he focuses primarily on tax and related topics. He is also a past chair of the Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law section of the State Bar of Texas and a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. At Holland & Knight, Professor Reis consults on a limited basis on matters that are novel or unusually complex.

Credentials

Education
  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., with honors
  • Harvard University, A.B., cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Texas
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Memberships
  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rating
  • Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, Past Chair; previously Secretary, Treasurer and Council member, and Chair of the section's Decedents' Estates Committee
  • Council Member of the Probate, Trusts and Estates Section of the Dallas Bar Association
  • Former Adjunct Professor, SMU Dedman School of Law
  • Former Adjunct Professor, Texas A&M University School of Law
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Trusts and Estates, 2010-2022
  • Dallas Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year, The Best Lawyers in America guide, 2018
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Estate Planning & Probate, Non-Profit, Tax, 2003-2004, 2012-2020
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas (Tax: Trusts & Estates), D Magazine, 2020-2021
  • Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas, D Magazine, 2004, 2006

Publications

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