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Mark E. Thompson
Lancaster, California
Partner
phone: (661) 945-5868
fax: (661) 723-7089
email: Email Me
Mark E. Thompson, Certified Specialist in Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Law
 

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 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 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), the Edwards Air Force Base Civ - Mil Support Group (Board Member), and the 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, 1978
Supreme Court of the United States, 2008
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
Past Member, Board of Directors


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 Advisors
Associate Member


Antelope Valley College Foundation
Pro Bono Legal Council


California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform
Member


Edwards Air Force Base, Civilian Military Support Group
Board Member


Lancaster Performing Arts Center
Board Member
   

 
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Thompson | Von Tungeln,
A P.C.
857 West Lancaster Boulevard
Lancaster, CA 93534-2348
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The Antelope Valley estate planning and probate attorneys at Thompson | Von Tungeln, A P.C., in Lancaster, California, serve clients in North Los Angeles County and East Kern County, including such communities as Palmdale, Santa Clarita, Ridgecrest, Mojave, Acton, Agua Dulce, Littlerock, Llano, Juniper Hills, Quartz Hill, Leona Valley, Lake Hughes, and Pearblossom.