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Lea Bailes, JD

Legal, Partner

Lea serves as an Estate Planning Attorney, working directly with his clients to create and maintain a customized estate plan to assist in protecting their estates and beneficiaries from probate, taxes and creditors.
With nearly two decades of experience in the legal services industry, Lea offers his clients a truly comprehensive estate planning experience. Prior to joining Creative Planning, Lea was a solo estate planning practitioner.

Lea received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting, cum laude, from Baylor University and his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Baylor Law School.

Outside of work, Lea enjoys being outdoors as much as possible with his wife, Ashley; two children, Sophie and Porter; and two dogs, Zara and Jake. You might find him swimming, biking, running, hiking, or camping before or after work and on the weekends.

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