Richard L. Leshin


Richard L. Leshin is a founding partner of Welder Leshin, LLP.

Richard Leshin is Board Certified through the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Estate Planning and Probate Law.

For nearly 40 years, his practice has focused on Estate Planning. His areas of expertise include estate tax planning, probate and trust law, and representation of nonprofit organizations.

A native of the Coastal Bend, Richard knows the area and its people. This knowledge provides his clients a distinct advantage when it comes to planning their estate and providing for their heirs.


B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin, with highest honors 1975
J.D., University of Texas at Austin, with highest honors 1978

Admitted to Bar

State Bar of Texas
Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law

Practice Areas

Estate Planning, Probate and Non-Profit Entities

Professional Activities

Corpus Christi Estate Planning Council
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers 2011-2018

Civic Activities

Corpus Christi Rotary Club –Past President
Leadership Corpus Christi - Class XI
Texas State History Museum Foundation – Past President
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Foundation – Past President
Ex-Student’s Association of the University of Texas – Past President
Temple Beth El and Community Center – Past President
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay – Past President
Corpus Christi Rotary Club – Past President
Harvey Weil Sportsman Conservationist Award – Co-Chair