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Matthew R. Baughman

Senior Associate, Estate Planning Section Head

Practice Areas

Estate Planning

Probate & Guardianship Administration



University of Houston
Juris Doctorate
Cum Laude

University of Houston
Bachelors of Business
Magna Cum Laude


Matthew R. Baughman joined Ford + Bergner LLP in 2017, and focuses his practice on estate planning and estate administration.

Mr. Baughman is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in the area of Estate Planning and Probate.  Mr. Baughman has spent his entire legal career devoted to working with individuals, families, executors, and trustees on areas relating to estate planning, tax planning, and estate administration.  Mr. Baughman has extensive experience working with high net worth individuals, business owners, professionals in a wide variety of industries, and fiduciaries of complex trusts and estates.

Mr. Baughman is a native Houstonian, and earned a J.D. and B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Houston.  Before joining Ford + Bergner, Mr. Baughman was an associate at a Houston boutique estate planning firm.

Our Houston office conveniently serves our clients in Harris, Montgomery, Brazoria, Galveston, and Fort Bend counties, while our Dallas office serves clients in Dallas, Tarrant, Denton, and Collin counties.