MARK M. TALBOT -
Born in McAllen, Texas. Admitted to the Texas bar in 1991. Mr. Talbot has been practicing law for over twenty five years. He began his practice as a state prosecutor and later represented a Fortune 500 Company as an in-house attorney. In 2005 he joined the law firm of Talbot & Talbot to practice law with his father Morgan Talbot. Mr. Talbot is the son of Morgan and Jane Talbot. He also has two children.
Areas of Practice:
Wills, Estate Planning and Probate Law, Estate and Trust Litigation, Gift and Estate Tax, Guardianships, Partnership Formation and Management , Corporate Formation and Management, Elder Law, Trust Law, Bankruptcy (Chapter 7). .
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1992, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, U.S. Tax Court, 2012, State Bar of Texas, 1991,
Michigan State University - College of Law (Juris Doctorate 1990); Texas Tech University (B.A., English and Government, 1983); Schreiner University (Associate of Arts 1980);
Speeches and Publications
Mr. Talbot has been a speaker at numerous seminars, including: University of Texas – Pan American Estate Planning Seminars (2006 – 2016), United Auto Workers Union – Estate Planning Seminar (2012 to present), Texas Municipal Association – Retirement Seminar (2012), Legal Access Plans – Legal and Financial Planning Seminar (2012),
Professional Memberships and Activities
• State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section, Member, Rio Grande Valley Estate Planning Council, Member (President, 2006-Present), Hidalgo County Bar Association.
Listed in Martindale Hubbell Legal Directory – Rating –Distinguished, Listed in Marquis Who’s Who of American Lawyers
Community and State Involvement:
- Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners, Board Member – Vice Chairman (2006 – 2012), -Ronald McDonald House Charities of RGV, Past Member and Legal Advisor (2006 – 2010) -City of McAllen Boards – Civil Service Commission; Airport Board; Housing Finance Board; Foresight Board (Master Plan revision). (2006 to present). , McAllen Rotary Club (Past President – 2009 - 2010)
MORGAN K. TALBOT - (1929 - 2013) Born in Jonesboro, Louisiana. He was admitted to the Texas bar in 1957. Education: University of Texas (B.B.A., 1950; LL.B., 1957). Appointed by the Governor of Texas to the Texas State Board of Podiatry (2009 - ) and the Texas State Independent Living Counsel (2001 - 2008). Former Law Professor at Reynaldo Garza Law School. Chairman and Lecturer, University of Texas-Pan American Estate Planning Seminar Series, 1982—. Member: Hidalgo County (President, 1964) Bar Association; State Bar of Texas (Member, Board of Directors, 1969-1972; Director, Insurance Trust, 1987-1989; Member, Grievance Committee District 12-B, 1973-1983; Chairman, 1976-1978; Vice-Chairman, Disciplinary Review Committee, 1984-1987). (Board Certified, Estate Planning and Probate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization). Morgan has participated in many State Bar activities and committees and was a member of the Board of Directors from 1984 – 1987. For many years he has been a member of the Texas Grievance Committee and Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct Committee of the State Bar.
Mr. John Joseph Ingram Jr.
Practice Areas: Disability Law
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