Jack Wilhelm
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Jack Wilhelm is an Austin, Texas, attorney. Jack focuses his practice on estate planning and probate, oil, and gas law, and state taxation issues before the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. Jack’s estate planning clients including individuals with large landholdings in Texas and other states. Jack’s oil and gas clients include Fortune 500 oil and gas companies, privately-owned oil and gas independents, and sophisticated landowners. In addition to his Juris Doctorate degree, Jack holds a Masters of Energy and Environmental Law from Tulane University.

Jack is licensed to practice in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Illinois, and by numerous federal courts, including all Texas and Louisiana federal district courts and the United States 5th Circuit Court of Appeals located in New Orleans, as well as the United States Supreme Court.


Law School

  • LLM – 1984 -The Tulane University (With Honors)
  • JD – 1978 – The University of Arkansas at Little Rock (Bowen School)
  • BA – 1975 – Rhodes College (Memphis, Tennessee) (With Distinction)

Prior Experience

  • Amoco Corporation (now BP): Attorney and General Counsel of Amoco Pipeline Company
  • United Gas Pipeline Company: Associate General Counsel
  • ExxonMobil Corporation:  Senior Attorney
  • State of Texas:  State Tax Judge

Awards and Honors

  • Member: State Bar of Texas – Probate and Oil and Gas Sections
  • Past Chair, Austin Oil & Gas Bar
  • Board of Directors, West Lake Hills Chamber of Commerce
  • Past Parliamentarian of the Travis County Republican Party
  • Elder, Presbyterian Church
  • Eagle Scout