Anna Near

Attorney

512.472.7111 (ext. 7)

anear@snpalaw.com

Anna is an associate attorney at SNPA. Her practice consists entirely of estate planning and probate work, and she is involved extensively in philanthropic planning. She often works closely with Steve Saunders and Karen Ashworth.

Anna graduated from Rice University with a B.A. in English and originally started with the firm after receiving her J.D. from the University of Texas in 2004. She was was thrilled to be welcomed back recently after a ten-year “break” at home with young children. During that time, she served on the Board of Directors of Tarrytown United Methodist Church Child’s Day Out, the Consultants’ Council of Breakthrough Austin, as well as development and event chair positions for numerous other charitable organizations, including St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, JDRF Austin, and Breakthrough Austin.

She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Explore Austin and the Advisory Board for the Texas Book Festival. She’s a member of Women of Hope, Impact Austin, and the Writers’ League of Texas, and volunteers for Any Baby Can. She has a fresh perspective on how charitable organizations and thoughtful wealth transfer planning play an integral role in the Austin community.