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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

Estate and Gift Tax

Partnership Formation and Management

Corporate Formation and Management

Elder Law

Trust Law

Bankruptcy (Chapter 7)

Bar Admissions:

U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1992

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, 1992

U.S. Tax Court, 2012

State Bar of Texas, 1991

Education:

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 – Present)

- United Auto Workers Union – Estate Planning Seminar (2012)

- Texas Municipal Association – Retirement Seminar (2012)

- Legal Access Plans – Legal and Financial Planning (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, Member

Honors

• Listed in Martindale Hubbell Legal Directory – Rating - Excellent

• Listed in Marquis Who’s Who of American Lawyers

Community 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)


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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.