Wesley E. Wright - Wright Abshire, Attorneys PC

Wesley E. Wright

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 713-234-1940

Wesley E. Wright is a native Houstonian, and has been practicing law in the Houston area since 1982.  He is a graduate of the South Texas College of Law and the University of Houston.  

Mr. Wright is a Board Certified attorney in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and is a Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation.  His legal practice focuses exclusively in the areas of elder law, Medicaid planning, estate planning with an emphasis on the disabled and the use of special needs trusts, estate and trust administration.  

He is an original founder of the Houston Chapter of the Disability and Elder Law Attorneys Association (DELAA), and served as President for the first two years.  He has served as Chair for the Probate, Trusts, and Estates Section of the Houston Bar Association.  He is a former President of the Texas Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) as well as the 2004-2005 and 2014-2015 President, and served on the National Board of NAELA for two years.  He has been listed a Texas Super Lawyer for Elder Law from 2006-2016.

He co-authors a monthly column in the Houston Chronicle called Elder Law Notes and he is a regular speaker on Elder Law topics.  He is a co-author of Save My Home! Saving Your Home, Farm or Ranch from Medicaid Estate Recovery in Texas, a book on Medicaid Estate Recovery; and a co-author of West's Texas Elder Law (Volume 51, Texas Practice Series) written for lawyers.

University of HoustonBS 1977South Texas College of LawJ.D. 1981
Disability & Elder Law Attorneys Association, An Original FounderHouston Bar Association, Probate, Trusts & Estates Section, Chair 2000-2001State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate & Trust SectionNational Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Bylaws Committee 2001-2002, Program and Education Committee 2001-2004, Membership Committee 2002-2003, NAELA Board Member 2004-2006, Editorial Board Member for NAELA Journal 2004-2005, CAPTexas Chapter of NAELA, President, 2003-2004 & 2014-2015Special Needs AllianceThe ARC of Greater HoustonNAMI

Office Location

4949 Bissonnet Street
Bellaire, TX 77401
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Elder Law of the Houston Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Elder Law of the Houston Metro Area
Wesley E. Wright has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Wesley E. Wright has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Elder Law