Trey Gifford is an associate in the Fiduciary Litigation and Probate, Trust and Guardianship Practice Areas. He recently completed the Guardianship requirements to practice Guardianship law in this state. While taking classes in trial advocacy and wills, trusts and estate law, he realized his passion for trial litigation and probate. This journey led him to join the UHLC Mock Trial Team and Alternate Dispute Resolution Team and participate in the Civil Practice Clinic, where he represented clients seeking civil remedies, drafted wills, wrote motions for summary judgment, and examined witnesses in ad litem capacity. At the recommendation of a law school professor, Trey decided to join Crain Caton & James.
While in law school, Trey was a court intern for Judge Christopher Morales, Fort Bend County, County Court No. 1, where he handled probate, criminal and civil issues. He was also a legal intern for the Fort Bend District Attorney’s Office, where he researched and wrote memoranda on fines, vehicular stops, and other related matters.
In 2016, Trey achieved the Eagle Scout award, which is given to individuals who demonstrate leadership skills, persistence, and character. He is conversational in German and plays the saxophone and piano.