EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Ph.D. Religious Studies, specializing in Systematic Theology – December 2019
The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX
J.D. – December 1999
Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
M.A. Biblical Studies and Theology – August 1997
Rice University, Houston, TX
B.A. Philosophy, Music Minor – May 1994
Member of the State Bar of Texas - May 2000
Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law - December 2007
Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel - March 2021
President of the Dallas Estate Planning Council - 2014-2015
Member of the Board of Directors, Dallas Estate Planning Council - 2008-2014
Member of the Board of Directors, Dallas Bar Association Probate, Trusts and Estates Section - 2011-2013
Adjunct Lecturer in Religious Studies, Southern Methodist University
Toby was born and raised in Richardson, Texas and is a graduate J. J. Pearce High School. He is married to Suzy of Richardson, Texas and has three children.
Toby is an active member at Forest Community Church in Plano, Texas where he occasionally preaches. He has served in leadership roles for other non-profit organizations including as Senior Warden of Christ Church Plano, as a board member for Kingdom Mission, and as a board member for Restored Hope Ministries.
Toby enjoys reading, soccer, racquetball, chess, politics, and playing the saxophone.