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Greg Wilhelm

Greg Wilhelm, former Ellis County Treasurer and highly respected former Texas Trial Court Judge, is the Partner-in-Charge of Cantey Hanger’s three-attorney firm serving Ellis County, from Midlothian offices.

“We want to listen to and understand your needs,” Wilhelm said. “We work to provide stability during life’s ups and downs and provide our clients with strategic legal representation”.

Greg Wilhelm, President of the Ellis County Bar Association, serves as Chairman of the Regent Law Alumni Board, Member of the Regent Law Board of Visitors, and is a former advisor to the Center for Global Justice, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law.

Greg has a long history of community involvement. He helped launch Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Ellis County, of which he served as its Founding President. He was appointed by then-Governor Rick Perry as a Member of the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board and Chair of the Parental Rights Advisory Panel, and also had a nine-year term of service on the Statewide Board of Texas CASA, later serving as its Board President. Additionally, he served as a Vice-President of the Dallas Chapter of the Christian Legal Society.

Patrick Thorman

Whether it is business transactions or personal estate plans, Patrick Thorman’s calm demeanor helps clients feel safe. His practice focus is primarily in the areas of probate, guardianship, estate planning (Wills and Trusts), business transactions, business disputes and real estate transactions.

He received his law degree from the Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Va. While at Regent, Patrick received the Counselor at Law Award for his work with clients in the Civil Litigation Clinic. Additionally, he served as Executive Editor and was published by the Regent Journal of International Law.

Patrick is on the board of JLYASDI’s Journey, an East Texas non-profit that provides support and services to families with premature babies in the NICU.

Cassandra M. Payton

Cassandra M. Payton has more than five years of experience successfully guiding clients through a variety of estate-related legal processes and court proceedings, ranging from simple estate plans to complex real estate and trust litigation. Her practice focuses primarily in the areas of probate, guardianship, estate planning, trust litigation, fiduciary litigation, property disputes, real estate transactions, and real estate litigation. Cassandra obtained her Juris Doctorate from Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where she served on the University’s Moot Court board and served the Law School as student chaplain.  Cassandra is a member of the national Christian Legal Society and attends Oaks Church in Red Oak, Texas with her family.