Warren & Kazen Law
Warren & Kazen Law

Bringing More Than 25 Years Of Experience To The Austin And Dripping Springs Community

Attorney Greg Kazen

Gregory S. Kazen

Biography

Gregory S. Kazen is from an extended family of over 30 lawyers, including judges and distinguished public servants. Originally from Laredo, Texas, he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity University in San Antonio in 1993, studied Jurisprudence and Moral and Political Philosophy at Glasgow University in Scotland, and obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from University of Texas School of Law in Austin in 1998, where he served as an editor for The American Journal of Criminal Law.

Gregory subsequently became a partner at Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP, in McAllen, where he practiced for over twenty years covering a broad range of property law including estate planning and probate, commercial real estate and banking, leasing, special asset projects, local government law, and eminent domain. Gregory has represented the interests of individuals, businesses, national and State banks, as well as Hidalgo County and Hidalgo County Drainage District No. 1. His representation extended to all sides of transactions, including executors, trustees, real estate developers, sellers, buyers, lenders, landlords, and tenants, from negotiation and drafting through signing and closing. 

Gregory is a member of the State Bar of Texas (1998), a member of the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, is certified in Professional Fiduciary Management for Trustees, and has been granted Guardianship Certification. He is a former member of the Hidalgo County Bar Association and the Hidalgo County Real Estate Law Section and served as Director of the Hidalgo County Young Lawyers Association. Gregory was previously recognized by his peers as a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star. While living in McAllen, he served as a Director for both the Civic Center Advisory Board and McAllen Development Corporation, Inc. Gregory is licensed to practice in the United States District Court, Western District of Texas and Southern District of Texas. Upon moving back to Austin with his children in 2019, Gregory joined the Austin Bar Association and is a member of the Real Estate and the Estate Planning sections.

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • Juris Doctorate - 1998
  • Trinity University in San Antonio
    • B.A. - 1993
  • Glasgow University in Scotland
    • Jurisprudence and Moral and Political Philosophy

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Hidalgo County Bar Association, Real Estate Law Section, Former Member
  • Member of the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
  • Former Director of the Hidalgo County Young Lawyers Association
  • Austin Bar Association, Member of the Real Estate and the Estate Planning sections
  • Hays County Bar Association, Member

Past Positions

  • Federal Judicial Center, Washington, D.C., Research Assistant
  • Senator Judith Zaffirini, Legislative Aide
  • Partner at Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP

Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts
  • Probate
  • Transfer on Death Deeds
  • Financial & Medical Powers of Attorney
  • Asset Protection & Real Estate
  • Property Agreements
  • Fiduciary Services

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas

Honors

  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star