Nikki Pielop /  Of Counsel  /

Nikki Pielop is of counsel with FizerBeck, practicing estate planning, taxation, and probate law.  She focuses on the preparation of wills and trust agreements, leveraged gift strategies including family limited partnerships, charitable planning, and representing fiduciaries and beneficiaries in estate administration. Nikki advises clients on tax matters relating to estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes. Nikki began her law practice at Baker Botts in their private clients section before joining FizerBeck in 2007.  Prior to law school, Nikki served as a corps member and staff member for Teach For America.

Educational Background

  • Duke University (B.A, History and Public Policy, cum laude, 1997)
  • The University of Texas School of Law (J.D., with high honors, 2005)
  • Order of the Coif
  • Chancellors
  • Associate Editor, Texas Law Review

Professional Organizations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas (Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section, Tax Section)
  • American Bar Association (Real Property, Trust and Estate Law)
  • Houston Bar Association (Probate, Trust, and Estate Section)
  • Houston Estate and Financial Forum
  • Houston Estate Planner's Association

Professional Awards & Specializations

  • Board Certified, Estate Planning and Probate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Civic Involvement

  • The Kinkaid School, Parents Association Board
  • Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church
  • Legal Vocation Fellowship
  • Girl Scout Volunteer