Marvin Champlin

Practice/Organization Description

MARVIN CHAMPLIN, ATTORNEY AT LAW - CHAMPLIN LAW FIRM

An Experienced Lawyer Helping Good People Solve Their Important Business, Personal, and Estate Problems for Over 36 Years, Including Wills and Trusts; Probate of Estates; LLCs, Partnerships, Corporations; Business Acquisitions and Divestitures; Contracts and Transactions; Real Estate; Manufacuturing, Distribution and Retail Law; Real Estate Property Tax Protest Litigation; Selected Collections and Litigation.

For a Consultation, Call 817-348-0503; or Email MarvinChamplin@ChamplinLaw.com. Visit www.ChamplinLawFirm.com for more information.

Special Experience in the Following:

General Business Law and Transactions: Business Entity Formation, Governance and Successor Planning. OEM Agreements. Vendor/Reseller, Supply and Service Contract Negotiation and Drafting. Employment Agreements. Commercial and Residential Real Estate. Construction Contracts. Insurance Company, Broker and Agent Transactions. Texas Land Title Insurance, Incl. Defense. UCC. State and Federal Litigation. Personal Injury Insurance Defense (Automobile Policies).

Complex Business Transactions and Projects: Divestitures. Acquisitions. New Business Ventures and Startups. Strategic Alliances. International Distributorship Agreements. Enterprise-Wide Project Planning, Creation, Implementation.

Regulated Business Affairs: Internet and Mail Order Sales. Product Safety. Advertising, Marketing and Warranty Issues. Environmental Health and Safety Issues, Including Audits. Federal and State Trade Regulation. Dealer and Distributorship Agreements and Issues. Hart Scott Rodino Merger Analysis and Filings.

Corporate Compliance: Identification of Director and Officer Responsibilities. Assessment of Legal and Ethical Risks. Drafting of Legal and Ethical Business Conduct Policies. Program Formation. Program Implementation Including Education, Training and Monitoring.

Risk Management: Property, Casualty and Liability Insurance. Loss Prevention, Control, and Response. Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Planning.

Personal Estates: Wills and Trusts, Including Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts, and Related Planning Documents. Probate (Including Independent Administration and Muniment of Title). Certified Attorney Ad Litem/Guardian Ad Litem in Probate Cases by the State Bar of Texas

Professional History

Licensed Texas Attorney April 1973, State Bar No. 04086500 (AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and In Good Standing)

Law, Snakard & Gambill, P.C., Fort Worth, Texas February 1973 - February 1991 (Associate Attorney, 1973-77; Shareholder/Partner, 1977-91)

RadioShack (formerly Tandy) Corporation, Fort Worth, Texas February 1991 – August 2001 (Staff Attorney, 1991-93; General Corporate Counsel and Manager of Corporate Law Section, 1993-98; Director, Year 2000 Readiness Project, 1998-2000; Senior Director, Corporate Compliance & Risk Management Department, 2000-01)

Champlin Law Firm, Fort Worth, Texas September 2001 – Present (Solo Practitioner)

Bar Admissions

Licensed Texas Attorney April 1973, State Bar No. 04086500 (AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and In Good Standing)

Education

J.D. with Honors (Law Review, Order of the Coif) 1972, Texas Tech University -Lubbock, Texas; B.A. English 1970, Texas Tech University - Lubbock, Texas

4 Roles of Leadership (Principle-Centered Leadership), Covey Institute

Retail Store Manager Training Program Certificate, In-House Corporate University

Risk Management, Claims Management, and Fundamentals of Insurance Training, Risk and Insurance Managers Society

Atticus and Texas Bar Association Professional Law Practice Management Programs

Professional Associations & Memberships

American, Texas and Tarrant County Bar Associations; Tarrant Bar Foundation and Texas Bar Foundation Life Fellow;

College of the State Bar of Texas;

Leadership Fort Worth; Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, Gold Member; Rotary Club of Fort Worth; Board of Trustees, Fort Worth Police Officers Awards Foundation (Ret’d May 2008; 20 Years’ Service; Board of Trustees and Elder, St. Stephen Presbyterian Church; Moslah Shrine Temple, Supporting Shriner’s Hospitals for Children

Honors and Awards

Certified Attorney Ad Litem/Guardian Ad Litem in Probate Cases by the State Bar of Texas

Areas of Practice

  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

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