Mike Stukenberg



Mike Stukenberg assists clients in preparing and developing their estate plans and structuring their family businesses. He also represents clients in income and estate tax audits and probate and trust matters. Mike’s clients include companies and individuals involved in ranching and farming, oil and gas exploration and development, banking, real estate, construction and retailing.


B.A., Princeton University, 1973
J.D., Vanderbilt University, 1976 – Executive Editor, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law
Board Certified, Tax Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, since 1983
Board Certified, Estate Planning and Probate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, since 1984


Admitted to practice in Texas and U.S. Tax Court
Former faculty member, Southwestern Legal Foundation Institute on Wills and Probate
Former faculty member, Tulane Tax Institute
Former faculty member, American Bar Association Tax Section Seminars
Former faculty member, State Bar of Texas Advanced Tax Planning Institute


AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®for Trusts and Estates
Thompson Reuters’ Texas Super Lawyers 2003-2004, 2006, 2009-2022
Fellow, American Bar Foundation
Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Fellow, Texas Academy of Probate and Trust Lawyers
Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
Former Director and President, Corpus Christi Estate Planning Council
Member, American Bar Association, Tax Section, Committee on Estate and Gift Taxes, Past Chair, Subcommittee on Family Limited Partnerships
Past Chair, State Bar of Texas, Advanced Drafting-Estate Planning and Probate Institute
Frequently speaks and contributes articles on federal income tax and estate planning topics


Past President and Director, Board of Directors, YMCA of the Coastal Bend
Past Trustee, Art Museum of South Texas
Past Member, Board of Governors, Art Museum of South Texas
Outstanding volunteer attorney, Rio Grande Legal Aid Volunteer Lawyers Project


Mike is married and he and his wife, Mandy, have two grown children. He lives in Corpus Christi.