John R. Vermillion

Attorney

John R. Vermillion works as an estate planning and probate attorney and is licensed to practice in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Tennessee. A native Texan, he graduated from Texas Christian University in 1974 receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. In 1977, he received his Juris Doctor degree from the Louisiana State University Law School.

Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Vermillion worked extensively as a corporate attorney in the fields of oil and gas exploration and production, real estate development, finance and estate planning. He served for many years as corporate counsel and Vice President of a private independent oil and gas company.

Mr. Vermillion is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Oklahoma Bar Association, and the Tennessee Bar Association. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.

Also active in his community, he has:

  1. served as director for the Charles Coody Classic Golf Tournament benefiting Catholic Charities of Fort Worth, Texas;
  2. held membership in the French-American Chamber of Commerce, Louisiana Chapter helping to pursue their goal of promoting and developing commercial and financial relations between France and the United States;
  3. sponsored the Dallas area NAMI Walkathon (National Alliance for Mental Illness);
  4. served on the TCU Dallas Alumni Board.

Coming from a family of entrepreneurs, Mr. Vermillion has owned and operated his own businesses, including an historic inn. His experience has given him a hands-on understanding of the legal and practical issues facing his clients and their estate planning needs.