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Baylor University School of Law
B.A. in Foreign Service,1984
Ms. Weeks assists individuals and families with their estate planning, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney and medical directives. She believes that a well-designed and implemented plan is the best way to Leave a Loving Legacy.
Ms. Weeks understands the issues facing special needs families, and is an advocate for children with special needs. She is passionate about helping families with loved ones with disabilities, so that the person with a disability can live their best life ever. Her special needs practice has grown out of her experiences and her desire to help families with loved ones with special needs.
Tresi serves as the President of the Collin County Bar Association, and is a Past President of the Board of Directors of Disability Rights Texas. She is honored to serve her community by serving on the Board of Directors of several organizations, including the Dallas Estate Planning Council, the Estate Planning Council of North Texas, and The Coventry Reserve. She also serves on the Advisory Council of My Possibilities in Plano, and the Communities Foundation of Texas.
Ms. Weeks is a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy®, and advises clients on philanthropic planning as part of their estate plan. She works with the client and their other professional advisors to help clients make an impact in the world while achieving their estate planning goals.
Ms. Weeks is a respected authority on special needs trusts, and is often called on to give presentations on special needs planning for attorneys, advisors, CPAs, educators, and parents of children with special needs. She is a Past President of the Estate Planning and Probate Section of the Collin County Bar Association, and is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Probate Trust and Estates section of the Dallas Bar Association, and the State Bar College.
She has been named to the D Magazine Best Lawyers, voted in SuperLawyers in 2019, 2020, and 2021, and was voted the Best Attorney/Law Firm by the Plano Star Courier Readers’ Choice Award in 2016 and 2017. The Weeks Law Firm is a Green Certified Business, and has been awarded by the City of Plano for their green practices.
A graduate of Baylor University, Mrs. Weeks earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Foreign Service and her law degree from Baylor University School of Law. She believes nature is healing, and enjoys spending time with her adult daughter, hiking, gardening, reading, music and socializing. She and her husband Kevin are members of Watermark Community Church.
- Collin County Bar Association: 2020-2021 President
- Collin County Bar Association’s Estate Planning & Probate Section
- Former President of the Section
- Disability Rights Texas: Board Member, Past President, and former Chair of the PAIMI Advisory Council
- Association for Independent Living, Dallas: Board Member
- Dallas Society of Financial Service Professionals: Board Member
- My Possibilities: Advisory Council Member
- National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys: member
- Dallas Bar Association: member of the Probate, Trusts and Estates Section
- Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program: volunteer attorney
- Legal Aid of North West Texas: volunteer attorney
- Dallas Estate Planning Council: member
- Estate Planning Council of North Texas: Vice President
- State Bar College: member
- Dallas Women Lawyers Association: President 1993, Vice President 1992, Board of Directors 1989-94, member 1988-95
- State Bar of Texas: member of the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Section; Mentor Program for Lawyers Committee 1994-98, Local Bar Services Committee 1994-96
- Legal Services of North Texas: volunteer, Pro Bono Service Award 1989-91
- Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy®
This article on Special Needs Trusts was published in the Dallas Bar Association Headnotes.
Ms. Weeks became licensed to practice law by the Supreme Court of Texas in 1987. She is also licensed in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.