Amy E. Ott, J.D., C.P.A., received her J.D. from Texas Tech University magna cum laude and her M.S. in Finance and B.B.A. in Accounting from Texas A&M University graduating cum laude. With her focus in accounting and taxation at Texas Tech Law, Ms. Ott received the Edward R. Smith and Norton Baker Tax Award and served as Articles Editor of the Texas Tech Law Review. Fort Worth, Texas magazine has recognized her as one of Tarrant County’s Top Attorneys in Probate, Estates & Trusts, and Thomson Reuters has named her a “Texas Rising Star Super Lawyer.” Ms. Ott was appointed as a Member of the Advanced Estate Planning Conference Planning Committee of the Texas Society of CPAs. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Fort Worth Chapter of the Texas Society of CPAs.