Susan Hutchinson is board certified in estate planning and probate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She received her B.A. with high honors from the University of Texas and her law degree with honors from the University of Texas Law School. She was named Outstanding Young Lawyer in Nueces County and received the YWCA’s Women in Careers Award for Professional Services. Ms. Hutchinson has been an Adjunct Professor at Texas A & M University – Corpus Christi, has frequently lectured at professional continuing legal education programs, and authored a chapter in the legal treatise Texas Probate, Estate and Trust Administration. Ms. Hutchinson has served as President of the Corpus Christi Estate Planning Council and Executive Women International, and as Chair of the First United Methodist Church Foundation and the First United Methodist Church Administrative Board. She is the Chair of the Corpus Christi Literary Reading Series, serves on the Board of the Texas State Aquarium, and is a member of the State Bar Grievance Committee.