Cary L. Jennings


Practice Areas

Business Transactions | Organizations
Estate Planning | Probate
Wills and Trusts
Tax Planning | Controversies

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Texas, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1988


  • Certification in Tax Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Shareholder Cary Jennings maintains an integrated tax law and estate planning practice. Board Certified in Tax by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Cary represents both profit and nonprofit entities in connection with initial entity formation and structuring matters, reorganizations, mergers, acquisitions and sales of businesses and property and advises business owners on succession issues, providing tax planning counsel at all stages. He assists businesses with federal and state tax matters and represents clients in tax controversies before the Internal Revenue Service and the Texas Comptroller’s office. Cary’s tax practice is enhanced by six years of experience as a trial attorney with the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice.

On the estate side, Cary provides comprehensive representation to individuals seeking assistance with personal estate and asset protection planning, as well as to fiduciaries and beneficiaries in matters relating to estate settlement and trust management.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association,
    Litigation and Taxation Sections, Member
  • State Bar of Texas,
    Taxation Section, Member
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Phi Delta Phi

Published Works

  • A Primer on the Discharge of Federal Income Tax Liabilities in Bankruptcy, Barrister, Spring, 1992

Honors and Awards

  • Assistant Attorney General’s Award for Outstanding Service, 1986

Community and Business Activities

  • Fort Worth Zoning Commission (Member, 1992-2000; Chair, 1996-2000
  • Fort Worth Plan Commission (Member, 2000-2002)

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Cary L. Jennings
Broude Smith Jennings & McGlinchey PC
309 West 7th Street, Suite 1100
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
817.335.1603 fax


  • New York University School of Law
    LL.M, Taxation, 1987
  • Southern Methodist University School of Law
    JD, 1982
  • Southern Methodist University
    BS, cum laude, 1978
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