Joe Broussard

Joe E. Broussard Shareholder

Beaumont
  • t: 409-951-7781
  • JoeBroussard@MehaffyWeber.com

Joe Broussard, a member of one of the founding families of Jefferson County, Texas, joined MehaffyWeber in 1988 and became a shareholder in 1994. His experience includes work with wills, trusts, estate tax, gift tax and generation skipping tax planning, numerous closely-held and family owned businesses, residential and commercial real estate developments, convenience stores, petroleum fuel jobbers, real estate transactions involving both surface and mineral interests, and oil and gas transactions.

Upon receiving his J.D. from Baylor University School of Law, Mr. Broussard began his practice under the tutelage of the renowned business attorney John L. Bell, Jr. Over his career he has proven to be invaluable to clients and has been recognized for his success by national organizations such as Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters (2005-2010, 2013-2019) and Best Lawyers® (2010-2020).

Mr. Broussard is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. His professional activities include his appointment to the Pattern Jury Charge – Family Law and Probate Committee for the State Bar of Texas from 2011 to 2017. He is also active in many community and charitable organizations as well as local businesses. Mr. Broussard currently serves as legal counsel and an executive board member for Three Rivers Council of the Boy Scouts of America and the Southeast Texas Emergency Relief Fund, a non-profit organization designated as the Long Term Recovery Group by the Commissioners of Jefferson County to assist in local disaster recovery efforts.

EDUCATION
  • Baylor University School of Law J.D., 1988
    • Member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity and Mock Trial team
  • University of Notre Dame, B.B.A. in Accounting, 1984
  • State of Texas, 1988
  • Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1994
  • Certified Attorney Ad Litem by the State Bar of Texas Professional Development Program
  • State Bar of Texas
    • Professional Development Program
    • Pattern Jury Charge – Family Law and Probate Committee (2011-2017)
    • Real Property Probate and Trusts Law Section
    • Business Law Section
  • State Bar Foundation (2005-Present)
  • Jefferson County Bar Association
    • Volunteer, Spindletop Spin
  • Southeast Texas Estate Planning Council
  • Statutory Probate Courts of Texas
    • Guardianship Advisory Board (1997-2001)
  • Southeast Texas Emergency Relief Fund
    • Board of Directors (2007 to present)
  • Catholic Diocese of Beaumont
    • Member of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem
    • Retirement Committee, Chairman (1998- 2008)
  • Neches River Festival, Inc.
    • President (2008-2009)
    • Board of Directors (2007-Present)
  • Lamar University Foundation, Planned Giving Council
    • Committee member (2011-2014)
  • Three Rivers Council of the Boy Scouts of America
    • Legal Counsel and Executive Board Member (2014-Present)
  • Southeast Texas Economic Development Foundation, Inc.
    • Director (1994-2003)
  • Beaumont Rice Mills, Inc.
    • Board of Directors (1991-Present)
  • Crosby Company of Beaumont
    • President (2006-Present)
  • CHRISTUS Health Foundation Southeast Texas
    • Board of Directors
  • Super Lawyers
    • Selected to Texas Super Lawyers list by Thomson Reuters (2005 – 2010, 2013-2019)
  • Best Lawyers®
    • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Trusts and Estates (2010-2020)
    • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate Law (2018-2020)
  • AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
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