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Sharpe & Associates
Dallas Office
6688 N. Central Expy., Suite 450
Dallas, Texas 75206
P: (214) 742-6065
F: (214) 271-4197

Austin Office
3144 Bee Cave Road
Austin, Texas 78746
P: (512) 861-8202
F: (512) 861-6248

Sharpe Blumoff

Attorney and Staff Profiles

Dedicated and Experienced Service for Clients Throughout Texas

There are many ways to protect family and business wealth in Texas. Finding the optimal approach for each business, family, or individual can be complex and requires attorneys who are knowledgeable and focused on this branch of the law. The lawyers and legal staff at Sharpe & Associates and Sharpe Blumoff take a proactive approach with our clients. We know that quick turnaround and creative planning focused on the client's particular situation are critical. We are available throughout the workday and after hours, especially when a time-sensitive transaction is necessary.

Attorneys:

Chuck Sharpe Justin Blumoff Lee Slack Matthew Rittmayer  

Legal Staff:

Nicole Gonzalez Natalie Pearson Brittany Wolf Lindsey Lester  

Tait Johnson Kristin Price    

Chuck Sharpe - Attorney

Email: Chuck Sharpe | Phone: 214-742-6065

Chuck established Sharpe & Associates, PLLC in 2003 after six years in the Personal Financial Counseling group at Ernst & Young. During his time with Ernst & Young, he focused on consulting high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives on diverse estate planning and assets protection issues, ranging from simple wills and trusts to sophisticated, multi-entity transfer planning. Chuck combines his legal experience and financial planning exposure to provide clients with knowledgeable and innovative approaches to estate planning, asset protection, and wealth transfer planning.

In 2012, Chuck partnered with Justin Blumoff to create the regional arm of the firm, Sharpe Blumoff, to better fulfill the legal needs of clients outside of the North Texas region.

Chuck is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is a regular presenter to the financial planning sector regarding estate planning and the coordination with financial plans. He is a graduate of Texas Christian University (1992) and the University of Oklahoma College of Law (1997). Chuck is a member of the American Bar Association and Dallas Bar Association. He was named a 2009 and 2010 Texas Monthly Five Star Wealth Manager and is on the Board of Directors of the Dallas Estate Planning Council.

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If you would like to schedule a consultation with Chuck Sharpe, call the offices of Sharpe & Associates at 214-742-6065 or contact us online.

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Justin Blumoff - Attorney

Email: Justin Blumoff | Phone: 512-861-8202

Justin was admitted to the Texas Bar and immediately joined Sharpe & Associates in 2006. He received his law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2005, subsequent to being awarded his MBA at Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management in 2004. He attended the University of Texas at Austin for his undergraduate studies.

In 2012, Justin spearheaded the opening of the Austin office and subsequently the regional arm of the firm, Sharpe Blumoff to better fulfill the needs of the firm's clients in Austin and the surrounding Central Texas communities. He is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and represents clients whose needs range from simple wills to the sophisticated wealth transfer, asset protection, charitable planning, and estate tax complexities associated with high wealth individuals, families, and closely held companies.

Justin is a member of the American Bar Association, the Austin Bar Association, and the Estate Planning Council of Central Texas. He also sits on the Board of Directors of the Flatwater Foundation - an Austin-based charitable organization dedicated to providing those diagnosed with cancer, their families and loved ones access to mental health therapy and family support.

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If you would like to schedule a consultation with Justin Blumoff, call the offices of Sharpe Blumoff at 512-861-8202 or contact us online.

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Lee Slack - Attorney

Email: Lee Slack | Phone: 214-742-6065

Lee joined Sharpe & Associates in August 2013. She is a graduate of Bard College (2007) and St. Mary's University School of Law (2013). She grew up in Dallas and recently returned to the area to begin her career. Lee currently assists with estate planning, probate, and asset protection management. She is a member of the Dallas Estate Planning Council and Phi Delta Phi.

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Matthew Rittmayer - Attorney

Email: Matthew Rittmayer | Phone: 214-742-6065

Matthew was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in History from Emory University in 2004 and is a past President of the Emory DFW Alumni Chapter. Matthew graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2009. During law school Matthew was a research assistant; a Constitutional Law tutor; and was a Comment Editor for the Texas Tech Law Review.

Matthew joined Sharpe & Associates in January of 2017. Prior to joining the firm, Matthew's practice focused on business litigation. He now uses his wealth of hands-on experience in all aspects in litigation, to assist clients with navigating probate, estate administration, guardianship, trust modifications, and other actions in the courts involving wills and trusts. Additionally, Matthew assists with estate planning and asset protection management.

Matthew is currently a Co-Chair of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Elder Law Committee, a member of the State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association, and Texas Bar College. Additionally, Matthew is honored by his peers naming him to Texas Super Lawyers "Rising Star" list in 2015, 2016, and 2017.

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If you would like to schedule a consultation with Matthew Rittmayer, call the offices of Sharpe & Associates at 214-742-6065 or contact us online.

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Nicole Gonzalez - Paralegal

Email: Nicole Gonzalez | Phone: 214-742-6065

Nicole began her legal career in 1996 recovering assets for both secured and unsecured creditors as a bankruptcy analyst and paralegal at a large law firm in Dallas. Later, she worked with a state representative, as part of his personal injury and civil litigation team, coordinating multi-million dollar settlement distributions for clients suffering from asbestos exposure. Since joining Sharpe & Associates in 2006, her duties with the firm include preparing estate planning, probate and business organization documents, transferring real property and mineral interests to fund trusts and business organizations, and preparing gifting and business transactional documents.

Nicole is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is a Certified Paralegal through the National Association of Legal Assistants. She obtained her Paralegal Certificate from the paralegal program at the University of North Texas. Nicole is an active member of the Paralegal Division of the State Bar of Texas and Dallas Area Paralegal Association (DAPA). She serves as the DAPA Probate Law Section Chair.

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Natalie Pearson - Paralegal & Office Manager

Email: Natalie Pearson | Phone: 214-742-6065

Natalie joined Sharpe & Associates in April of 2008, following her work as a Paralegal for a Dallas firm specializing in federal employment law. She was born and raised in Dallas, where she graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2007 with a B.A. in Political Science and a Minor in Spanish. Natalie manages the day-to-day operations of the firm, including the billing and collections department, and also drafts estate planning and entity formation documents for our clients. She oversees much of the scheduling and exchange of information between our clients, advisors, CPAs, and attorneys.

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Brittany Wolf - Paralegal

Email: Brittany Wolf | Phone: 214-742-6065

Brittany joined Sharpe & Associates in 2014 shortly after graduating from Southern Methodist University. Originally from Villanova, PA, she moved to Dallas to attend SMU, where she received a B.A. in Political Science with a Minor in History. During college, Brittany was an active member and philanthropy chair of Phi Alpha Delta, the pre-law fraternity. Brittany assists with estate planning, probate, and research.

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Lindsey Lester - Paralegal

Email: Lindsey Lester | Phone: 214-742-6065

Lindsey joined Sharpe & Associates in July of 2014, upon returning to the Dallas area after working for a legal services company in California. She attended Hardin-Simmons University where she graduated in 2011 with a B.B.S. in Political Science and double minors in Legal Studies and Psychology. While in college, she held the position of Student Congress Secretary and was an active participant in Moot Court. Lindsey assists primarily with scheduling, client communication, research, document preparation and administrative tasks.

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Tait Johnson - Paralegal

Email: Tait Johnson | Phone: 214-742-6065

Tait joined Sharpe & Associates immediately upon graduating from Texas Christian University in August of 2015. Originally from Pacific Palisades, California, she moved to Fort Worth to attend TCU, where she received a B.S. in Criminal Justice. Tait primarily assists with probate matters and client communications.

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Kristin Price - Administrative Assistant

Email: Kristin Price | Phone: 214-742-6065

Kristin joined Sharpe & Associates in August of 2017 after spending 10 years in publishing. She graduated from Hardin-Simmons University, where she majored in Public Relations. Kristin assists with the firm's scheduling, client and advisor communications, and office administration.

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Helping Clients Navigate the Legal Elements of Personal Finance

Contact our offices at 214-742-6065 (Dallas), 512-861-8202 (Austin) or contact us online. The Dallas office primarily serves clients in Dallas County, Tarrant County, Collin County, Denton County, and the surrounding communities. The Austin office primarily serves clients in Travis County, Bexar County, Williamson County, and the surrounding communities.

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