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Mark C. Hobbs

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Waco, TX

Johnson Hobbs Squires LLP
400 Austin Avenue, Suite 903
Waco, TX 76701
Phone: 254-633-3011
Fax: 866-627-3509
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2015
Licensed in Texas Since: 2005
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate (50%), Nonprofit Organizations (20%), Elder Law (20%), Tax: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

Experienced attorney Mark C. Hobbs is a partner at the Waco law firm of Johnson Hobbs & Squires LLP. Since joining the firm in 2014, Mr. Hobbs has proudly assisted the residents of Waco and surrounding central Texas with their legal needs in the area of estate planning, which includes assisting clients with probate, trusts, wills, business succession planning, and wealth planning and management. In addition, he guides clients through the process of the formation of tax-exempt nonprofit organizations and assists with the operation and governance of such organizations.

Mr. Hobbs earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Abilene Christian University in 1997 and continued his education at Baylor University, where he earned a Master of Business Administration in 1998. His legal career began in 2005 after earning his Juris Doctor from Baylor Law School and his admission to the State Bar of Texas. The experience he gained in the business world before making the decision to attend law school has proved valuable to his clients as he assists them with financial and business-related matters.

Mr. Hobbs' dedication to his clients has led to him receiving a number of honors and awards, including an "Excellent" Avvo rating. However, attorney Hobbs' legal abilities and extensive knowledge in his practice areas have earned him not only recognition from his clients but also from his peers. In fact, the Texas Board of Legal Specialization recognizes him as a board-certified attorney in the area of estate planning and probate, and the Heart of Texas Estate Planning Council appointed him president in 2009.

In addition to his work in the courtroom and the boardroom, Mr. Hobbs is a valued member of the legal community. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Waco-McLennan County Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20%Nonprofit Organizations
  • 20%Elder Law
  • 10%Tax: Business
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Non-profit & Tax-exempt Organizations, Tax Law


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2015

About Mark C. Hobbs

First Admitted: 2005

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Educational Background

  • Baylor University, M.B.A., with honors
  • Abilene Christian University, B.B.A.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • Texas
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Waco-McLennan County Bar Association
  • President, Heart of Texas Estate Planning Council, 2009
  • Member - Texas Guardianship Association, 2015
  • Member - National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, 2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Baylor Law Review, Senior Articles Editor

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Calvary Baptist Church, Trustee
  • Waco Montessori School, Board of Trustees, 2010-2014 (President 2012-2013)
  • Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Waco Class XXIII

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Estate Planning and Probate Law, 2012
  • Accredited Attorney - Department of Veterans Affairs, 2015
  • Certified Guardianship Ad Litem Attorney by the State Bar of Texas, 2015


  • Named a Texas Super Lawyer – Rising Star by Texas Monthly Magazine, a Thompson Reuters Service, 2014
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Office Location for Mark C. Hobbs

400 Austin Avenue
Suite 903
Waco, TX 76701

Phone: 254-633-3011

Fax: 866-627-3509

Last Updated: 1/2/2019

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