Christine Wakeman Listed in D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers Under 40” Directory


Winstead PC Shareholder Christine Wakeman has been featured in D Magazine’s 2020 “Best Lawyers Under 40” list. Compiled through peer nominations, the list recognizes up-and-coming attorneys in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

Wakeman is a member of Winstead’s Wealth Preservation Practice Group. She is board certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has experience in a wide range of estate and business planning matters involving fiduciaries, trusts, taxation and high net worth individuals and their families. Wakeman regularly designs and prepares core estate planning documents, including wills, revocable trust agreements, and medical and financial powers of attorney. She also designs, implements and monitors transfer tax minimization strategies, including gifts to family trusts, installment sales to grantor trusts, grantor retained annuity trusts (GRATs), and irrevocable life insurance trusts (ILITs).