Central Texas Elder Law Attorneys
5203 Pony Chase | Austin, Texas 78727
(By appointment only)
Serving Central Texas since 1991
As Elder Law attorneys Thompson and Tiemann, serving Central Texas, strive to provide competent and reliable legal services to seniors, and the people who care for them. The focus at Thompson and Tiemann is on the legal issues of aging, including Advance Directives, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Probate and of course Medicare and Medicaid Planning.
Through Life Care Planning, Thompson and Tiemann help seniors and their families create a safety net of information, services, and necessary legal documents to prepare for and protect themselves on the aging journey.
Individuals with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or related dementias and their families, are frequently told to plan for the future. Taking care of legal and financial planning now can definitely avoid difficulties and emotional trauma in the future as the disease progresses.
Our mission is to provide competent and reliable legal services for elders and persons with disabilities and their families. We focus on the legal issues of aging, including Advance Directives, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Probate, Medicare, Medicaid Planning and Veteran Benefits. Contact our firm for your Elder Law needs. We can help lead you through the confusion created by many of these issues. We make house calls under special circumstances.
G. Gaye Thompson
Gaye Thompson is a founding partner in Thompson & Tiemann LLP. She has been licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Fifth Circuit Court, the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas and the Supreme Court of Texas. She is a VA accredited attorney and has been Listed in the 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 editions of “Best Lawyers in America” in Elder Law; in the 2014 Best Lawyers Special Edition: Texas Women Lawyers in Elder Law; and in the 2015 Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year in Elder Law in Austin, Texas.
She is a past president of the board of directors of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Texas Chapter; past chairperson of the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the Austin Bar Association; past president of the Board of Directors of Family Eldercare, Inc., and has served on a number of other boards in central Texas. She currently serves on the President’s Council and Ethics Committee at Family Eldercare.
Gaye graduated from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, and later in life attended law school at St. Marys in San Antonio. She did post graduate work in both clinical and counseling psychology and worked in the counseling area prior to attending law school. Previously she has worked as a psychiatric caseworker and as a criminal prosecutor. She has two children and three grandchildren. Her daughter has taught in public schools in the Dallas area and currently resides in Maine. She has completed her Master’s degree in Social Work and is currently working under supervision toward her private license in Maine. Gaye’s son is a medical doctor and professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Missouri in Columbia.
Lynn Tiemann is a founding partner in Thompson & Tiemann LLP. She has been licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Fifth Circuit Court, the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas and the Texas Supreme Court. Lynn is a VA accredited attorney.
She is a Fellow of the College of the State Bar, a member of the State Bar of Texas and the State Bar of Texas section on Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law; a member of the Austin Bar Association and the Austin Bar’s section on Estate Planning and Probate; she is a past president, board of directors of the Old Bakery and Emporium Board and Guild, Austin.
Lynn graduated from Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, Texas, and attended law school at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio. She grew up in the law office of the Honorable Judge Joseph Burton Dibrell of Seguin, working as his secretary, legal assistant, and attending law school in the evenings until she finally became an attorney in his law firm. Later Lynn practiced law in Dallas prior to returning to Central Texas. She has taught courses in business law, and was one of the founding partners of El Sol Y La Luna restaurant in Austin. Lynn also created Austin Spirit Gallery on South Congress Avenue, where she was one of the main artists in residence.
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