Attorney Profile

Gus Tamborello was born and raised in Houston, Texas. Mr. Tamborello graduated from the University of Houston Law Center in May 1987 with high honors. During law school, Mr. Tamborello wrote for the Houston Law Review, served as Chief Justice of the Honor Court and received the Distinguished Service Award.

Mr. Tamborello started his legal career at two prominent Houston law firms practicing primarily in the area of civil litigation. In 1993. Mr. Tamborello started his own firm, continuing to handle civil litigation matters but developing a specialization in the area of probate, estates and guardianship. In 1999, Mr. Tamborello also received his mediation certificate from the A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center.

Some of Mr. Tamborello’s practice areas include:

  • Drafting wills, powers of attorney, directives to physicians, designation of guardians, HIPAA release forms, trusts and other estate planning documents;
  • Probating wills and completing determination of heirships;
  • Representing executors, administrators and trustees in carrying out their duties;
  • Representing creditors in filing claims against estates;
  • Representing beneficiaries of estates to protect their interest;
  • Contesting and defending wills;
  • Representing parties in cases of breach of fiduciary duty;
  • Initiating and contesting applications for guardianships;
  • Representing guardians in carrying out their duties;
  • Serving as attorney ad litem or guardian ad litem in probate and guardianship cases as appointed by the probate court judges;
  • Serving as executor, administrator and guardian;
  • Representing clients in trials and appeals of cases relating to estates, trusts and guardianships; and
  • Mediating disputes relating to probate, estates, trusts and guardianships.


Because Mr. Tamborello has his own law firm, he is able to provide individual attention to each client. Mr. Tamborello is personally involved in each case, so he is able to provide his clients with up to date information on what is going on in their case. Mr. Tamborello attempts to educate his clients so that those clients who are in a fiduciary position are able to fulfill their duties according to the law with the utmost confidence.

Mr. Tamborello handles cases in Harris County and all surrounding counties including Fort Bend County, Montgomery County, Brazoria County and Galveston County. Mr. Tamborello has also handled cases in other areas of the state.

In addition to maintaining a full-time practice, Mr. Tamborello has given numerous speeches and written many articles on various subjects in the areas of probate and guardianship. Mr. Tamborello has spoken and written for the State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association, South Texas College of Law, University of Houston Law Center, Attorneys in Tax & Probate, the Disability and Elder Lawyers Association, churches, community groups and others. Click here for a list of Articles.

In 2007, Mr. Tamborello was invited to teach as an adjunct professor at his alma mater, the University of Houston Law Center. Mr. Tamborello has taught courtroom evidence to second and third year law students. In addition to teaching budding legal professionals, Mr. Tamborello has also taught citizens at the People’s Law School, lecturing on probate, wills, estates and guardianships.

While Mr. Tamborello believes the best praise is that which comes from his clients and those who refer clients to him, Mr. Tamborello has been recognized as a top lawyer in Houston in the areas of trusts and estates by H Texas Magazine for the past three years.

Mr. Tamborello is a member in good standing of the State Bar of Texas, the College of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association and the Disability and Elder Law Attorney’s Association.