Protecting Your Legacy

Russell Aldrich

Russell Aldrich


San Antonio, Texas



(210) 598-7221

Practice Areas

  • Probate
  • Estate Administration
  • Trust Administration
  • Probate Litigation
  • Trust Litigation
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Power of Attorney Litigation
  • Will Contests

About Russell

Russell Aldrich is more than just an advocate. He's also someone who deeply empathizes with the emotional toll that probate, trust, and fiduciary litigation can impose on families and individuals. His unique blend of extensive legal knowledge and genuine understanding allows him to guide clients through intricate legal landscapes with both precision and compassion. Clients don't just get a lawyer when they choose Russell; they gain a confidant and counselor who recognizes and respects the weight of their concerns.

Russell is the founding partner of the Aldrich Law Firm and has represented clients throughout Texas in a wide variety of contested and uncontested estate, probate, and trust matters. His practice is focused on probate, estate, trust, power of attorney, and fiduciary litigation, to include the defense and prosecution of will contests and disputes relating to non-probate transfers. Russell carefully tailors his litigation strategy to best suit the unique circumstances of a given case and the needs, desires, and objectives of the client. Throughout his career, he has successfully recovered millions of dollars for victims of elder abuse, fraud, and undue influence.

Russell is a native Texan who spent his formative years in San Antonio. After graduating from Douglas MacArthur High School, he attended college at the University of Texas at Austin and law school at the University of Pennsylvania. While in law school, Russell served as a Senior Editor for the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law and participated in the Custody and Support Assistance Clinic. He also completed summer internships at the Department of Justice in Philadelphia and the Center for Social Development in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

In his free time, Russell enjoys spending time with his family, international travel, writing, golf, basketball, and skydiving. He is also a Foreign Area Officer in the United States Army Reserve.


  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A., History and Government, 2005
  • St. Mary’s University, M.A., International Relations, 2008
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2011

Bar and court Admissions

  • State of Texas
  • State of Maine
  • State of Colorado
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court, District of Colorado
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America

Affiliations and Community Service

  • State Bar of Texas Pro Bono College, Member
  • Texas Bar College, Member
  • Litigation Section of the Texas State Bar, Member
  • Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the Texas State Bar, Member
  • Polly Jackson-Spencer Probate American Inn of Court, Associate
  • United States Army Reserve, Foreign Area Officer
  • Texas Exes, Life Member
  • Sons of the Republic of Texas, Life Member
  • Sons of the American Revolution, Member
  • Civil Affairs Association, Life Member
  • Foreign Area Officer Association, Life Member
  • Military Officers Association of America, Life Member
  • Tottenham Hotspur Supporters' Trust, Member