Meet The Texas Team

Locations

Forth Worth

1701 River Run,
Suite #1010 Fort Worth, TX 76107

Fort Worth Office

Location

1701 River Run,
Suite #1010 Fort Worth, TX 76107

Phone

817-258-5908

Forth Worth

1701 River Run,
Suite #1010 Fort Worth, TX 76107

Southlake Office

Location

640 N. Carroll Ave, 
Southlake, TX 76092

Phone

817-258-5908

Weatherford

804 Santa Fe Drive, Building
I Weatherford, TX 76086

Weatherford Office

Location

804 Santa Fe Drive, Building
I Weatherford, TX 76086

Phone

817-258-5908

Granbury

307 W Pearl St
Granbury, TX 76048

Granbury Office

Location

307 W Pearl St
Granbury, TX 76048

Phone

817-258-5908
Leslie-Thomas attorney

Position: Partner, Attorney

Leslie Thomas

Fort Worth, Granbury, and Weatherford Offices + by Virtual Appointment

Named one of the top ten estate planning attorneys in Texas by the American Institute of Legal Counsel, and recognized by “Who’s Who in America,” Leslie Thomas is a founding member, partner, and estate planning attorney with Thomas-Walters, PLLC. She is the author of Estate Planning in Texas and has been repeatedly named a Top Estate Planning Attorney in Fort Worth. She received her business degree from Texas A&M University in 1990, and graduated magna cum laude from South Texas College of Law in 1993, where she served as the Assistant Editor of the Law Review and received the faculty award for outstanding graduate.

Leslie Thomas focuses her legal career exclusively in the area of estate planning, and sees clients in Fort Worth. She has received numerous awards and recognitions throughout her career, and is often asked to speak at conferences and seminars regarding important estate planning issues, changes and trends. Ms. Thomas enjoys working with families to devise a strategy specific to their needs and an estate plan best suited to protect their assets for future generations.

Ms. Thomas finds that those clients who work to create an effective estate plan are much more at peace in knowing that they have everything in place for their loved ones. When she is not helping families plan their estates, Ms. Thomas enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

Katie MANCHACA Laywer southlake

Position: Attorney

Katie Manchaca 

Southlake, TX Office

Katie Manchaca joined Thomas-Walters, PLLC, in 2019 when she contributed to the establishment of the Southlake office. She has practiced estate planning for the majority of her legal career, focusing on complex estate planning issues and designing asset protection trusts specifically for individual needs. Ms. Manchaca’s knowledge of estate planning and probate issues, her creativity and her attention to detail have proven to be great assets to her clients. She enjoys assisting clients to construct legally-sound protections for their future and for future generations.

Ms. Manchaca graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from The University of Texas in 2004, and earned her JD from Texas A&M University School of Law in 2007. She was admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States of America in 2013. She previously worked at a national law firm and a national oil and gas company.

Ms. Manchaca is a native Texan and has lived in Fort Worth since 2004. When she is not helping her clients with estate plans, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.

Kindyle Ledingham

Area Administrator & Development Coordinator

Kindyle Ledingham is our Area Administrator and Development Coordinator. Kindyle was born in Lubbock, TX and has lived in the Dallas/Fort Worth area since 1993. Prior to joining Thomas- Walters Estate Planning, Kindyle worked in the funeral and insurance industry for 12 years.

She gained knowledge and learned the importance of having an estate plan in place while working at the funeral home. Kindyle has both a real estate and insurance license, giving her a unique perspective when it comes to helping our clients with their estate plans.

When she is not working, Kindyle enjoys spending time with her husband and son.

Debra Duran

Office Manager 

Debra Duran is the firm’s Office Manager. She received her Associate of Arts in Teaching from Tarrant County College in 2010, and her Associate of Applied Science in 2016. Debra enjoys greeting each customer and helping them coordinate their appointments with our multiple locations. Debra is also responsible for filing all the warranty and mineral deeds with the appropriate counties.

Debra brings many years of experience to the firm from various industries, and she uses her experience to keep our office running smoothly on a daily basis. When Debra is not working, she enjoys spending time with her 3 children and her cats.

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