Zachary A. Copp
Of Counsel

Zachary A. Copp joined Ford + Bergner LLP in January 2013 after having worked closely with the Firm on several previous matters.  Mr. Copp brings substantial experience in real estate, business, and estate matters, which he utilizes for Ford + Bergner Clients in the context of complex trust, estate, and guardianship matters. 
Mr. Copp graduated from University of Texas in Austin with a degree in Economics in 2000.  He immediately went into law school, and graduated from South Texas College of Law in 2003.  He began his career in Austin as an Associate Attorney for the Firm Kiester, Lockwood & Babb, LLP, where he focused on business formations, creditor’s rights, debt collection, and construction law.  From there, he joined the multistate Firm of Butler & Hosch, PA in 2005, where he served as the Lead Texas Attorney and completed thousands of foreclosures on behalf of national banks and lending institutions. 
In 2008, Mr. Copp started the Copp Law Firm, focusing primarily on real estate, probate, and business law.  In addition to his responsibilities with Ford + Bergner, Mr. Copp continues working with real estate and business clients when those needs arise.


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

Zachary A. Copp

Ford+Bergner LLP

  • 700 Louisiana Street
  • 48th Floor
  • Houston, TX 77002
  • T: 713.260.3926
  • F: 713.260.3903
  • 901 Main St.
  • 33rd Floor
  • Dallas, TX 75202
  • T: 214.389.0887
  • F: 214.389.0888
Areas of Practice:
Uncontested Probate
Estate Administration
Estate Planning
Real Estate
Business Formation
South Texas College of Law
Juris Doctorate
University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Arts

Recent Publications

How to Get Away With Breaching Your Fiduciary Duties

— It is often said that financial powers of attorney can be useful and inexpensive tools by which third parties are allowed to carry on the financial affairs of incapacitated persons. While the prior statement is true, powers of attorney also grant broad and sweeping powers that can be misused.

It's Going to be OK: Transition to the New Estates Code

— The Texas Probate Code will be replaced in 2014 with the Estates Code - a newer model that promises to be more accessible, more understandable, and more usable. While the Estates Code is one of the biggest things to happen in Texas probate law in over a half century, here are a few tips to help your transition to the new Code.