August 31, 2017 – Dallas, Texas. Leading Texas probate law firm, Burdette & Rice is proud to announce that attorneys Mark Caldwell and J. Brian Thomas will be presenting at the Travis County Bar Association in Austin, Texas, on May 3, 2018. The topic will concern Texas Powers of Attorney. Mark and Brian have spoken on multiple occasions regarding lawsuits and legal problems arising from the improper uses of Powers of Attorney. They will also discuss recent changes to Texas guardianship law.
“We are very proud to see Mark and Brian participating in the continuing education of trust attorneys throughout Texas, even to the point of traveling across the state,” said Elliott Burdette, Managing Director of Probate Litigation at Burdette and Rice. “The topic of ‘Powers of Attorney’ is an important one for the legal community, and the Travis County Bar Association exhibited some keen foresight to book these two speakers in advance.”
Persons interested in attending the attorneys’ presentation, or learning more about the law firm’s services with respect to probate, estate, and trust disputes under Texas law, should visit the firm’s website. There, one can use the web form to send an email inquiry or call to discuss a potential consultation.
More on Attorney Mark R. Caldwell
Mark earned his law degree from New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts in 2005. He entered private practice as a litigator in a boutique probate and trust firm, representing executors, guardians, and beneficiaries in complex estate and trust litigation. He has also represented fiduciaries in all phases of estate, trust, and guardianship administration. Mark enjoys the investigatory aspects of estate and trust litigation, including reviewing and analyzing medical, financial, and suspicious property records and transactions. Mark is committed to developing and maintaining strong, personal relationships with his clients. He endeavors to offer smart, pragmatic and cost-effective legal advice. Mark believes that the strongest winning position is one that is simple, direct, and understandable and he realizes that estate and guardianship litigation often involves substantial damage to family relationships. While he strives to advocate strong, aggressive positions for clients, Mark also strives to resolve disputes in an ethical and reasonable manner that, if desired, does not preclude the opportunity for reconciliation. Mark is married and has three children. He enjoys spending time with his family, living an active lifestyle and traveling.
More on Attorney J. Brian Thomas
Brian has committed himself to a single area of practice since he received his law license. Even while excelling in one of the most rigorous trial advocacy programs in the country, Brian worked one-on-one with some of the state’s foremost authorities on trusts, estates and fiduciary law. Brian cut his legal teeth in both Houston and Dallas, representing individuals in probate and guardianship cases where the stakes are at their highest. He understands that many people experience probate, estate or guardianship matters only once or twice in their lives, making his role as counselor all the more important. Experience, confidence, and dogged determination are critical when a client wants their story presented to the Court. Brian believes that every case has the chance for resolution, but that clients should be ready and professionally equipped to fight for their own success.
About Burdette & Rice, PLLC
Burdette & Rice, PLLC is a top Dallas probate law firm, with lawyers dedicated to listening to their clients, being fully present to them, and advocating their clients’ positions in the simplest and most persuasive way possible. The law firm employs some of the top probate and estate lawyers in Dallas, Texas. Clients come to Burdette & Rice to contest a will in Texas, work on complex inheritance litigation and disputes, and to litigate disputes over powers of attorney, guardianship and trustee issues all based on Texas law.
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