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Starr Law Firm Celebrates Best Law Firm U.S. News 2022 Recognition

We proudly announce Starr Law Firm being selected as 2022 Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report. We are a family-owned firm with deep roots in the community and believe that effective advocacy begins with cultivating a close working relationship with each client. Our attorneys have over 50 years of combined legal experience building strategic solutions for individuals and businesses.

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Bert Starr Named to Annual Best Lawyers List

For the second year in a row, Bert Starr has been named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2022 edition, which recognizes the top attorneys in the United States. Bert has earned the respect and trust from his clients and the recognition by his peers.

To develop their annual list, Best Lawyers conducts a multi-step review process that consists of nominations, peer review, analysis of feedback, and a final confirmation of eligibility before releasing their results. Attorneys are not permitted to pay in exchange for a listing.



Michael Presbitero selected to participate in Leadership Plano Class 38

We are thrilled to announce that Michael has been selected by Leadership Plano and the Plano Chamber of Commerce to participate in Leadership Plano Class 38. In his role, Michael’s responsibility will be to provide insight and advice to the organization for current and future programs, activities and general ideas to promote the organization and further its reach and impact, with his perspective and experience as an attorney. The organization’s primary program is called “Operation School Bell”, which provides clothing to underprivileged children in Collin County to alleviate the adverse effect that the lack of clothing or appropriate clothing may have on school performance and attendance, as well as overall self-esteem.

Leadership Plano is dedicated to educating, developing, and empowering current and future leaders for the community and motivating them to serve civic, charitable, and business organizations. For more information, please visit 

Michael Presbitero selected to participate in Leadership Plano Class 38

Starr Law Firm P.C. – Laura Starr Voted Best Attorney in Plano and Frisco

We are beyond delighted to announce that Laura Starr has been voted 2021 Best Attorney in Plano/Frisco by Living Magazine Reader’s Choice Awards.

Laura, who primarily focuses on estate planning, probate, and guardianship law, enjoys getting to know her clients and building a trusting relationship with them. After understanding what they want and need, she educates clients on the best legal approach that protects them and their family. Laura  builds plans that are completely customized to each client because everyone has unique goals and circumstances.

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Consulting with clients throughout the life of their business

Attorney Presbitero’s practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate and business transactional matters for small to mid-size private businesses.

He encourages people to do their due diligence and consult with an attorney regarding all legal agreements, contracts, or documents, especially when forming a business and believes all business owners must have an exit strategy or a business succession plan. Business succession planning is estate planning for one’s business and it is needed to determine what happens to their business when particular circumstances arise.

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Laura Starr featured in D CEO’s Women Leadership

It has been a stellar year for Attorney Laura Starr and we are pleased to share her feature in D CEO Magazine, highlighting her 2021 achievements.

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Recognized as a 2021 Women in Leadership for 3rd consecutive year by Living Magazine

We are honored to announce that for the third consecutive year, Laura Starr has been recognized as a 2021 Women in Leadership, an annual showcase of the area’s most successful female entrepreneurs and professionals, by Living Magazine.

Laura Starr, Managing Shareholder at Starr Law Firm, P.C. has always had a passion for serving others. Laura credits her parents and her education at Ursuline Academy of Dallas for teaching her the importance of hard work and dedicating oneself to serving others.

Ursuline Academy’s motto, Serviam (‘I will serve’), is one of the main reasons I became a lawyer,” Laura says. “It’s a way of using my talents to give back to my community and help those in need.”

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Awarded Texas Rising Stars & Super Lawyers for 2021

We are delighted to announce that for the second consecutive year, Laura Starr and Michael Presbitero have been named to the 2021 “Texas Rising Stars” and 2021 “Super Lawyers” lists published by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters publication and rating service.

“Texas Rising Stars” recognizes attorneys across more than 70 practice areas who are 40 years old or younger or in their first 10 years of practice. Inclusion is based on a highly selective process comprised of detailed and comprehensive peer nominations, evaluation, and research – yielding only those who have both a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Just 2.5% of eligible lawyers in Texas are named to the list.

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Laura Starr featured in D CEO’s Women Leaders in Law

We are pleased to announce that Laura Starr was featured in D CEO magazine’s Women Leaders in Law issue to highlight her achievements and successful approach to practicing estate planning and probate law which begins with her passion and commitment to educating clients on the best legal approach to protect them as well as their families and businesses given their unique goals and circumstances.

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2021 Best Lawyer Under 40

We are delighted to announce that Laura Starr has been selected as 2021 Best Lawyer Under 40 by D Magazine. Laura is known for developing customized estate planning solutions for her clients’ complex situations. She finds great personal satisfaction in crafting estate plans that provide peace of mind for her clients while helping them accomplish their goals. The Starr Law Firm has deep roots in the Collin County community and believes in building trustworthy relationships with clients in order to understand how best to serve their needs.



Connecting with clients on a legal, business, and personal level

Attorney Presbitero’s background enables him to relate to clients’ business goals while providing legal guidance in areas such as merger and acquisitions, business succession planning, business entity formation or real estate.

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Supporting our Community

Starr Law Firm is proud to support Riddle Elementary School’s fundraiser. The school is raising funds for virtual educational programs and equipment. Riddle Elementary is hosting a fun, two-week fundraiser powered by the Booster team! Families will gather donations, while students experience a world-class character program and participate in the fun Riddle Glow Dance Challenge. Most will complete 30 to 35 Minutes Danced at the big event.

Families can support Riddle Elementary by sharing their donation page with extended family and friends using the “share” button here on Every share and donation counts! Throughout the program, students will learn the power of teamwork, care, courage, grit, and celebration through the character theme, Sports City Now.

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Starr Law Firm Supports Plano Christmas Cops

The attorneys at Starr Law Firm’s roots run deep in Plano and they believe in supporting and giving back to their community. For several years Starr Law Firm has supported this wonderful non-profit organization that was established in 1984.

The Plano Police Association Christmas Cops program is a non-profit organization created to assist some of Plano’s less fortunate families during the Christmas Season. The program was implemented and continues to be operated by Plano Police employees, volunteers, and their families. To learn more about this organization, please visit


Michael Presbitero was featured in Local Profile magazine

Michael Presbitero Featured in Local Profile Magazine

We are pleased to announce that Michael Presbitero was featured in Local Profile magazine to highlight his successful approach to practicing law which stems from the value he places in cultivating a personal bond with each client.

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Recognition from The Texas Bar College

We proudly announce that The Texas Bar College has recognized Michael Presbitero for completing 80 CLE hours within three years.

The Texas Bar College, the only organization in the United States formed for this purpose, is an honorary society of lawyers, chartered by the Supreme Court of Texas in 1981, to recognize and encourage lawyers who maintain and enhance their professional skills and the quality of their service to the public by completing at least double the required hours of continuing legal education each year. The College also sponsors or otherwise assists in educational activities of significant merit and widespread relevance and applicability to the legal profession.


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