Emily R. Franco, J.D.

Associate

Austin Office
303 Colorado Street, Suite 2550
Austin, Texas 78701
efranco@theblumfirm.com
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Assistant

Cheryl Bonorden
512-579-4060
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Emily R. Franco, J.D., received her J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Rice University cum laude.

Education & Accreditations

  • Rice University (2007)
    B.A. in Psychology, cum laude
  • The University of Texas School of Law (2013)
    J.D.
  • State Bar of Texas

Professional Memberships & Designations

  • American Bar Association
    ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law
    ABA Young Lawyers Division
  • Austin Bar Association
    Estate Planning & Probate Section
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of Texas
    Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Travis County Women Lawyers Association

Publications & Speeches

  • The Probate Process from Start to Finish: Inventory and Appraisement for the National Business Institute (June 23, 2017)
  • Planning Opportunities for Mineral Interests for the Texas Association of Royalty Owners (April 4, 2017)
  • Tax Management Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal (BNA)
    Leading Practitioner Commentary (May 12, 2016) Vol. 41 No. 03
    • Collection Due Process – Statutory Interest on Gift Tax Liability Under a Settlement Agreement by Emily R. Franco, Esq. and Kathleen Ford Bay, Esq. 134.
    • The Federal Priority Statute – When a Fiduciary Is Personally Liable for Unpaid Taxes by Kathleen Ford Bay, Esq. and Emily R. Franco, Esq. 139.
  • Tax Management Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal (BNA) (November 10, 2016)
    • Bona Fide Residency Matters: United States Virgin Islands Residency and the IRS Statute of Limitations By Emily R. Franco, Esq. and Kathleen Ford Bay, Esq. 260.