Deborah Ellsworth, JD

Associate Attorney



Deborah Ellsworth is a fourth-year associate who focuses on guardianships, probate, estate planning, elder law, and special needs planning in Montgomery, Harris and the surrounding counties. She also handles business and real estate matters. Her practice helps families plan for the evolving needs of aging parents, retirement, children, and caring for individuals with disabilities.

Deborah was born and grew up in the Houston area. She holds a JD from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Arts from Rice University. She became a member of the State Bar of Texas in 2012. She is a member of the Texas Bar College, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the American Bar Association, and the Montgomery County Bar Association. Additionally, she is certified to handle guardianship matters and to serve as an attorney ad litem in guardianship matters.


Deborah is currently a member of the Board of Directors for Bridgewood Farms, a day program for teens and adults in Montgomery County with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She is also the Secretary for the Bridgewood Farms Board of Directors and a member of the Governance Committee and the Internal Affairs Committee.

Deborah regularly serves as an Attorney ad Litem for both probate and guardianship matters in Montgomery and Harris Counties. She also serves as a Guardian ad Litem and volunteers as a Court Visitor for individuals under guardianship in Montgomery County.

  • Member of the State Bar of Texas May 2012

Areas of Practice include:

  • Guardianship
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Special Needs Planning
  • Trusts
  • Elder Law
  • Business
  • Real Estate


In her spare time, Deborah loves traveling and spending time with her family, particularly her eight-year old niece. She also enjoys the opportunity to volunteer through Bridgewood Farms, First Baptist Church of the Woodlands, and the Montgomery County Bar Association.​

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