Welcome Gretchen A. Benolken, the newest member of our practice!

Gretchen headshotGretchen A. Benolken is an experienced attorney with a great reputation and we are honored to have her join us as Of Counsel in serving our community.  Gretchen will be specializing in Probate and Guardianship, for which she is abundantly qualified.

Her education and honors are impressive.  She obtained her J.D., with honors, from The University of Texas School of Law in 1985 and her B.A., with high honors, in Government from The University of Texas at Austin in 1981. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

In addition to her remarkable performance in educational pursuits, Gretchen has valuable experience.  She was previously employed at Vinson & Elkins in Washington, D.C.; Doke & Riley in Dallas, Texas; Fogle & Benolken, P.C. in Dallas, Texas; and since 1998, she has been here in Denton with Benolken & Everett, P.C.

Ms. Benolken has achieved success in probate, estate, trust, guardianship and fiduciary litigation.  She served for several years as the Probate Chair for the Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the Denton County Bar Association.  She also has extensive experience in negotiating and drafting real estate, commercial, and estate planning documents.

Gretchen also has a fine record of contributing to our community.  For many years, she served as Co-Chair of the Finance Council of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Denton, where she was also a member of the Steering Committee. She also served for a number of years on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Denton County.

We hope that you will help us welcome her. We are fortunate to add her talents and experience to the resources we can offer you.

Aubrey, Here We Come!

We have just purchased Andrea Timmons’ law office in Aubrey.  My husband James is remodeling it.  We will have a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house when the renovations are complete.  This will be a satellite office and will be available by appointment only. Watch for the opening date.

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Tuesday: 8:30am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday: 8:30am - 5pm
Friday: 8:30am - 5pm


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