Rachel W. Saltsman, J.D.


Fort Worth Office
777 Main Street, Suite 550
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Houston Office
2800 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 4100-17
Houston, Texas 77056

Legal Assistant

Melissa Williamson

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Rachel W. Saltsman, J.D., received her J.D. cum laude from SMU School of Law and earned a full scholarship as an Arkansas Distinguished Governor Scholar toward her B.S. in Finance from the University of Arkansas, graduating summa cum laude. Ms. Saltsman had the distinction of serving as President of the SMU International Law Review. Ms. Saltsman is board certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law. She has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a “Texas Rising Star Super Lawyer” and by Fort Worth, Texas magazine as one of Tarrant County’s Top Attorneys in Probate, Estates & Trusts.

Education & Accreditations

  • University of Arkansas (2003)
    B.S.B.A. in Finance, summa cum laude
    Sam M. Walton College Honors Program
    Arkansas Distinguished Governor Scholar
  • Southern Methodist University School of Law (2006)
    J.D., cum laude
    President, International Law Review
  • Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • State Bar of Texas

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized by 360 West magazine as a Top Attorney (2018)
  • Named a Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star (2010-2012, 2018-2021)
  • Recognized by Fort Worth, Texas magazine as one of Tarrant County’s Top Attorneys in the area of Probate, Estates and Trusts (2011-2013, 2015-2017)

Professional Memberships & Designations

  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Probate Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Tax and Estate Planning Section
  • Tarrant County Women Attorneys Section
  • Fort Worth Business and Estate Section

Community Service & Personal Interests

  • Steering Committee Member for WORTH: The Next Generation of Philanthropists
  • Women’s Health Council – Baylor All Saints Hospital
  • Tanglewood Elementary PTA