Julia R. Hayes

Julia R. Hayes

Houston, Texas

Julia R. Hayes received her B.A. from Rice University and her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center. During law school, she focused on health law, disability rights, and LGBT issues.
She served as the Activity Chair for the OutLaw organization, acted as a Student Peer Mentor, and was active with the Student Bar Association. Julia also had the honor of representing UHLC at the 2009 Lavender Law Conference in Miami.
Julia is currently serving as the Treasurer for Attorneys in Tax and Probate, recently taught at the Probate Boot Camp, and has been named a Super Lawyers’ Rising Star for the past two years.
Julia and her husband Hector have a daughter and a shepherd-mix, and consider themselves "Houston-Enthusiasts".

Areas of Practice

  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Probate
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Medical Directives
  • Medicaid Planning
  • Special Needs Trusts

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2013


  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D.
  • Rice University, Houston, Texas
    • B.A.
    • Major: English

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Attorneys in Tax and Probate, Treasurer
  • Disability & Elder Law Attorneys Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, Member
  • Heights Young Professionals Organization, Social Media Chair