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About the Attorney

Below is a synopsis of the background of Attorney Jeanne Fugate of the FUGATE LAW FIRM, set forth below:


Jeanne Fugate is the founder and managing member of the FUGATE LAW FIRM, PLLC, and she practices in the areas of estate planning, probate, divorce, family law and traffic law and chapter 7 & 13 consumer bankruptcy . From 2002, Attorney Fugate has been a sole practitioner.


Attorney Fugate is a licensed member of the State Bar of Texas and a member of the Bankruptcy Law Section, Family Law and Estate Planning and Probate Sections. Also, Attorney Fugate is licensed to practice in the Federal Courts of the Southern and Western Districts of Texas. 


Attorney Fugate graduated salutatorian of Auburn High School in Auburn, Kentucky. She subsequently earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Textiles, Retail and Merchandising from the University of Kentucky where she was awarded a Traveling Scholar Award. She then spent 10 years as a Manager/Buyer in retail, working for various companies; JCPenneys, Joskes, and Lerners. In 2000, she earned her Juris Doctorate (J.D.), with cum laude distinction, from The Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas.


Attorney Fugate completed training in the arts and skills of trial advocacy conducted by the National Institute of Trial Advocacy in 2008.

Attorney Fugate has also earned a Regulatory and Compliance Specialist Designation in 2023 from University of Pennsylvania and a Healthcare Compliance Certification from AHIP in 2023.

She regularly attends CLE's on Estate Planning & Probate, Family Law, Bankruptcy Law and Compliance areas.


Attorney Fugate also enjoys serving in her her church, spending time with her family, theater, and traveling.


"My largest accomplishment and continued goal in life is to be an Attorney that "walks with God." 

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