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Kaitlyn focuses her practice on estate and asset protection planning for individuals at every level of wealth.

Kaitlyn designs and implements customized wills, trusts, marital agreements, and business agreements to achieve client objectives for wealth preservation, succession planning, and maximum tax efficiency with built-in flexibility for the future.

Kaitlyn also regularly counsels individuals and fiduciaries on all aspects of trust and estate administration. She represents clients in a broad range of Probate Court proceedings.

Her tax practice includes the preparation of complex estate tax returns, gift tax returns and representing clients in related IRS audits. She also advises clients on matters involving generation-skipping transfer tax, trust and estate income tax and charitable gifting.

Kaitlyn has extensive experience advising not-for-profit organizations and their leadership on forming and administering public and private charities. Previously, Kaitlyn served as the Executive Director for a large charitable organization focused on Supplemental Needs Trust administration for disabled individuals. She served as a professional trustee on behalf of over 330 disabled beneficiaries, overseeing all aspects of trust administration with millions of dollars’ worth of assets under management.




  • Thomson Reuters' Southwest Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2022


  • J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
    • Tax Concentration
  • B.B.A., George Washington University School of Business
    • Business Economics and Public Policy


  • Arizona
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
  • Dallas Estate Planning Council
  • Dallas Bar Association

*Contact Kaitlyn to set up an in-person consultation by appointment in the Dallas office.
2022 Super Lawyers - Kaitlyn Blanchard
2023 Pro Bono Contributor
Community Leadership
  • Board Member, Association for Independent Living
  • Former Executive Director, CLC Foundation, Inc., CLC Pooled Supplemental Needs Trusts
  • Founder/Past President, United Women in Business Foundation, Inc.