Michael P. Jensen
Of Counsel
(281) 203-5735
Office: The Woodlands
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
Attorney
J.D. Brigham Young University, cum laude
B.S. Brigham Young University, cum laude
Licensure: TX
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Biography

Mike grew up in the Houston area and has lived and practiced law in The Woodlands for over nine years. His practice areas include Real Estate, Estate Planning, and Business law.

Mike loves solving complex problems and drafting custom documents; this set of skills has led him to grow an assorted range of transactional clients in the greater Houston area, as well as internationally. Bilingual in Spanish, Mike has been able to service foreign nationals and foreign companies from many countries, with the majority being from Latin America.

His services include the formation of business entities, contract review, and drafting documents for commercial and residential real estate transactions. For customized estate planning options, he offers the drafting of wills, trusts, financial and medical powers of attorney, directives, as well as probate services.

Recognized by The Woodlands Rotary Club as a Paul Harris Fellow, Mike serves the Club as an International Service Committee Member and previously served as a board member of the Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. 

Mike is married to Alejandra Guerra-Jensen, from Santiago de Chile, and they have two children. They enjoy traveling as a family and serving the community through Interfaith activities, church service projects and missionary work.

Work Experience

2019 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2018-2019 CKR Law, LLP
2012-2018 O'Donnell, Ferebee & Frazer, P.C.
2010-2012 Orgain Bell & Tucker, LLP
2009 Hansen Wright Eddy & Haws, P.C.
2009 Research Assistant, BYU International Center for Law and Religion
2008 Extern, The Honorable Bruce Jenkins, United States District Court, District of Utah
2008 Extern, Associate, Baker & McKenzie, Santiago de Chile Office
2008 Extern, Utah Supreme Court

Key Experience

- Provided estate planning advice to couples, individuals and families, and counseled foreign nationals on unique tax issues (estate and gift tax, situs rules and exceptions, FIRPTA, branch profits tax, etc.) with many meetings held exclusively in Spanish
- Advised clients on alternatives to probate, including affidavits of heirship, lady bird deeds, transfer on death deeds, beneficiary designations, etc.
- Handled all aspects of probate administration for testate and intestate estates

Memberships & Awards

Professional
BYU Marriott School of Management Alumni (Business School)
J. Reuben Clark, BYU Law School Alumni Association
The Woodlands Bar Association