Selby Rains


Selby was born and raised in Allen, Texas. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas in 2009, and her law degree from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma in 2016. During law school, she served as a Note and Comment Editor of the American Indian Law Review and as Vice President of the Organization for the Advancement of Women in Law.

Selby exclusively focuses her legal career on matters related to estates and trusts. She provides guidance to clients about efficient wealth transfer through thoughtful lifetime and post-mortem financial and estate planning and asset protection. Prior to joining Sharpe Law Group in November of 2019, Selby managed the administration of complex estates and numerous multigenerational trusts of ultra-high net worth families in Dallas, Texas. She worked closely with private wealth management and tax teams to deliver comprehensive guidance and an array of fiduciary solutions to meet client needs.

Selby is a current member of the State Bar of Texas, Texas Bar College (an honorary society of attorneys who value high ethical standards and improved training by attending at least double the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) required by the State Bar of Texas), REPTL, and the Probate, Trusts and Estates and Tax Sections of the Dallas Bar Association. She is also a member of Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL) and a member of the DAYL 2019 Leadership Class. Finally, Selby is a member of the Dallas Estate Planning Council (DEPC), and she serves as a member of the Emerging Professionals Committee of the DEPC.

Selby is licensed to practice law in Texas.