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Mark E. Thompson

Mark E. Thompson, Partner, has more than thirty years of legal experience. Mr. Thompson earned his J.D. degree cum laude from the University of San Fernando Valley, College of Law (now known as San Fernando Valley Schools of Law and Paralegal Studies of the University of West Los Angeles) in 1976, and is admitted to the bar in California and in the U.S. District Courts for the Central and Eastern Districts of California, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Thompson is a Certified Specialist in Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Law, by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He is a member of the Antelope Valley (Board of Directors, 1978-1982; President, 1982; Chairman, Lawyer Referral Service,1982-1983), Los Angeles County, California State (Member: Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section; Past Member, Subcommittee on Estate Planning), and American Bar Associations, and the National Academy of Glossary Link Elder Law Attorneys. Mr. Thompson is active in many civic and professional organizations including the Antelope Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross (Board of Directors, 1983-1991; Chapter President, 1988-1990), the Gift Foundation of Antelope Valley Hospital (Past Member, Board of Directors, 1990-2000) ; Treasurer, 1992-1996), the Rotary Club of Lancaster (Director and President, 1996-1997), the A.V. Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (Associate Member), the Antelope Valley College Foundation (Board Member) and the Edwards Air Force Base Civ - Mil Support Group (Board Member), Lancaster Performing Arts Center (Board Member).

 

Areas of Practice:

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Trust Administration
  • Conservatorships
  • Guardianships
  • Elder Law
  • Medi-Cal Planning

Certification/Specialties:

Certified Specialist in Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Law, by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions:

  • California, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1977

Education:

University of San Fernando Valley College of Law,
Panorama City, California, 1976
J.D.
Honors: Cum Laude

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Antelope Valley Bar Association, 1982
President

Antelope Valley Bar Association, 1982 - 1983
Chairman, Lawyer Referral Service

Los Angeles County Bar Association,
Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section
Member

State Bar of California
Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section
Member

State Bar of California
Subcommittee on Estate Planning,
Past Member

American Bar Association
Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law
Member

American Red Cross, Antelope Valley Chapter, 1983 - 1991
Board of Directors

American Red Cross, Antelope Valley Chapter, 1988 - 1990
Chapter President

The Gift Foundation of Antelope Valley Hospital, 1990 - 2000
Board of Directors - Director Emeritus

The Gift Foundation of Antelope Valley Hospital, 1990 - 1996
Treasurer

Rotary Club of Lancaster, 1996 - 1997
Director and President

A.V. Association of Insurance and Financial Advisers
Associate Member

Antelope Valley College Foundation
Pro Bono Legal Counsel

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform
Member

Lancaster Performing Arts Center
Board Member

Edwards Air Force Base
Civilian-Military Support Group
Board Member
 

Reducing or Eliminating a Medi-Cal monthly “share of cost" co-payment

Protecting your home, savings and assets from the Medi-Cal Estate Recovery

Qualification for Medi-Cal Long Term Care Programs and Services