Clark Willingham was born in Houston, Texas in 1944 and was reared in Dallas where he graduated from Bryan Adams High School in 1963.  Mr. Willingham received an accounting degree from Texas Tech University in 1967. After a year with the Dallas accounting firm, Peat Marwick Mitchell he entered law school and received his Juris Doctor degree from the SMU School of Law in 1971. While in law school Mr. Willingham married a rancher's daughter and began focusing on tax and business issues in agriculture. His fairly unique combination of law, accounting and agriculture has enabled Mr. Willingham many opportunities to work nation-wide  with families and companies on business transactions, as well as estate planning and document drafting. 

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  • Honors and Awards-

    Elected as a member of the AMERICAN LAW         INSTITUTE

    Appointed to the Texas Board of Veterinary         Medical Examiners (1989-1995)  President         1995

    Named Progressive Farmer's 1999 Man of the         Year in Texas Agriculture

    Dean's Advisory Council, Texas Tech University,         College of Agricultural Sciences, 1984-1991       Who's Who in American Law

  • Professional Associations and Memberships-

    American Bar Association, Member,                 Chairman of the Tax Section's Committee on         Agriculture 1984-1986

    State Bar of  Texas, Member, Chairman Section         of Taxation, Agricultural Tax Problems         Committee

    Dallas Bar Association, Member

    Texas Beef Industry Council, past Board         Member and President

    Texas Cattle Feeders Association, past Board         Member and President, current member of         Tax & PAC Committees

    National Cattlemen's Beef Association, past         Board Member and President, current         member of the Audit & Tax Committees

    National Cattlemen's Foundation, Board         Member & Treasurer

    US Meat Export Federation, past Board                 Member

  • Education-

    Southern Methodist University School of Law,         Dallas, Texas  J.D. - 1971   LLM Tax - 1984

    Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

        B.B.A - Accounting - 1967

  • Civic and Other Activities-

     Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc., Board Member,         1971-1996, President 1994

    State Fair of Texas, Former Board Member and         Heritage Hall of Honor Selection Committee         Chair; current Honorary Director

    Texas Agricultural Land Trust, current Board         Member & Past President

    Texas Ranger Law Enforcement Association,         current Board Chair