March 2015

Please join us in welcoming Emily Franco to our Austin office. Emily was born in Albuquerque and moved to Austin as a teenager.  She earned her law degree from The University of Texas School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Rice University cum laude. Emily previously clerked for Judge Paul Womack at the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and has worked for Probate Judge Guy Herman, the Travis County District Attorney, Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Mott, and District Judge Sam Sparks. 


Emily has a passion for childhood literacy and spent three years teaching with Teach for America, an organization which recruits professionals and recent graduates to teach in urban and rural public schools to ensure that children growing up in poverty receive an excellent education.  Emily is an avid UT fan and enjoys running and yoga.  She lives in Austin with her husband, Michael, and their 4-month old son, Sebastian. 


Please join us in welcoming Emily to our estate planning team!

Marvin E. Blum
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