B. Jack Shepherd

Jack Shepherd joined Ford + Bergner LLP in September 2016, having previously clerked for the firm during the Summer of 2015.  Raised on a cattle ranch in Central Texas, Mr. Shepherd attended Baylor University, where he completed a five-year accounting program, graduating with a B.B.A. in Accounting and a Masters of Taxation.  While in business school, he was a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the business honor society.  Mr. Shepherd then attended Baylor Law School, where he graduated with honors in 2016.  While in law school, Mr. Shepherd served as a technical editor and executive editor on the Baylor Law Review, and was a member of the Order of the Barristers.  His coursework focused on estate and trust law, estate planning, business organizations, business planning, and tax law.


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.


B.Jack Shepherd


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:
Individual & Business Tax
Probate & Trust Litigation
Probate Administration
Baylor University School of Law
Juris Doctorate
Baylor University
Master of Taxation
Baylor University
B.B.A. in Accounting

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.