Tamara Hensarling Paul


Areas of Practice
Revocable Living Trusts
Powers of Attorney
Tamara serves clients from as young as eighteen to her ever growing “ninety-something” group.

Tamara Hensarling Paul has practiced law in the Kingwood/Humble area since opening her first law office in Humble, Texas in 1991.  She is a native Houstonian and a fourth-generation Texan. Having received her B.A. degree from the University of Houston, Tamara remained in Houston to attend law school at the University of Houston.

Tamara focuses her practice in the areas of Estate Planning and Probate.  Her practice includes helping clients with wills, trusts, and powers of attorney as well as probate administration. This area of practice provides Tamara the ability to serve clients from as young as eighteen to her ever-growing “ninety-something” group.

Always active in various civic and charitable organizations, Tamara has served on the Board of Directors of FamilyTime Crisis and Counseling Center, Greater East Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce and the American Business Women’s Association – WOVEN.  Tamara resides in Kingwood with her husband and two sons.

Effective Use of Legal Assistants in a Family Law Case (Co-Author with D. Kelly), South Texas Family Law Conference, 1996
The Legal Journey of Adopting a Step-Child, Dock Line Magazine, 2008
Commonly Asked Questions Regarding Estate Planning, Dock Line Magazine, 2009
Before You Say “I Do”, Dock Line Magazine, 2010
Powers of Attorney, Dock Line Magazine, 2010
Whose Property Is It, Mine or Ours? Dockline Magazine 2011
Pet Trusts are No Longer Just for the Rich, Dock Line Magazine, 2011 
My Child is 18, Now What?, 
Dock Line Magazine, 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships
State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Section
State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee – 1999 – 2005 Panel Member
Northeast Harris County Bar Association, 1991 – Present Past President (1994-1995)
Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce
Greater Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce – Board of Directors, 2017 – 2019
College of the State Bar of Texas, 2005 – 2009
Family Time Foundation, 1992 – 1996, 2007 – Present Board of Directors
WOVEN – American Business Women’s Association – 2016 – Present – Board of Directors
Covenant Preparatory School formerly known as Northeast Christian Academy, Board of Trustees 2009 – 2018

Classes/Seminars Taught
Speaker to numerous groups and organizations regarding Wills, Probate and Powers of Attorney
Instructor – Legal Secretary Course, Northeast Harris County College, Continuing Education, 1994
Instructor – Lone Star College, Academy for Life Long Learning

Honors and Awards
Women of Achievement Award Winner, 1992
Lifetime Achievement Award (FamilyTime Crisis and Counseling Center) 2009
Federation of Houston Professional Women, Women of Excellence Award Recipient 2017

Past Employment Positions
Tamara Hensarling Paul, Attorney at Law, 1991-2002
Bivin & McNamara, LLC, Estate Planning Attorney, 2003-2006

Practic Related Information 

Estate Planning & Probate