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    Clark S. Willingham

    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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    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

    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

    Contact Clark Directly

    Phone: 214.533.5103
    Email: cswlaw@att.net

    DISCLOSURE: No engagement or attorney-client relationship will formed between you or your business, on the one hand, and Howell & Willingham, on the other hand, unless and until (a) Howell & Willingham, PLLC has initiated a conflict check; (b) any potential conflict has been disclosed and resolved; (c) the terms of Howell & Willingham, PLLC’s engagement are agreed upon and memorialized in an engagement letter (and any ancillary documents); (d) that engagement letter is fully signed; and (e) a retainer in the agreed-upon amount in the engagement letter has been received by Howell & Willingham, PLLC.

    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

    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

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