Jonathan M. Jabcuga
Senior Associate

Jonathan M. Jabcuga is a Senior Associate at Ford + Bergner LLP and focuses his practice in Estate, Trust and Guardianship Litigation.  Mr. Jabcuga has over seven years of experience representing clients throughout all phases of litigation including appellate matters before the Court of Appeals of Texas.

A native of Texas, Mr. Jabcuga is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History.  Mr. Jabcuga attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, during which time he participated in the Institute for Global Justice at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, clerked for a respected United States District Court Judge, and interned in the legal department at the corporate offices of Costco Wholesale.  Mr. Jabcuga began his career as an attorney for a boutique Houston firm defending hospital and physician groups in litigation arising out of allegations of medical malpractice.  Thereafter, he was an associate at a prominent litigation firm in the Galleria area where he represented local and national clients in complex commercial litigation matters.  At Ford + Bergner LLP, Mr. Jabcuga will apply his wealth of litigation experience to achieve the successful resolution of clients’ contested probate matters.

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.



Ford+Bergner LLP

  • 700 Louisiana Street
  • 48th Floor
  • Houston, TX 77002
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  • 901 Main St.
  • 33rd Floor
  • Dallas, TX 75202
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Areas of Practice:
Probate & Trust Litigation
Washington University School of Law
Juris Doctorate
University of Texas
B.A. History

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.