Of Counsel

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)
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 of the State Bar of Texas
  • Rio Grande Valley Estate Planning Council (2006-Present)
  • Hidalgo County Bar Association
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)
Of Counsel

Mark M. Talbot

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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)
Bar Admissions
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1992
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, U.S. Tax Court, 2012
  • State Bar of Texas, 1991
Honors
  • Listed in Martindale Hubbell Legal Directory – Rating –Distinguished
  • Listed in Marquis Who’s Who of American Lawyers