MARK A. ZIEBOLD, ESQ.
Mr. Ziebold received his JD and LLM (Taxation) from Chapman University School of Law after receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Baylor University in Texas. He has also obtained his Certified Asset Protection Planner and Certified Wealth Preservation Planner designations from the Wealth Preservation Institute and is a member of the California, Nevada, Arizona, and Texas State Bars. Mr. Ziebold received his status as a certified specialist in the areas of Estate Planning, Trusts, and Probate Law from the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization in 2010, and has become a state certified specialist in the area of Taxation in 2012. He is currently one of less than one hundred attorneys in the state of California with both the taxation and estate planning specializations.
Mr. Ziebold concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, probate administration, trust administration, charitable organizations, asset protection, business formation, athlete representation, family office services, and estate, gift, income, and generation skipping tax planning. He also serves as a private fiduciary on various types of irrevocable trusts and is a co-author on the book Asset Protection Strategies and Forms published by James Publishing.
Mr. Ziebold is a regular speaker for private companies and for attorney and CPA continuing education events. He has provided training and seminars for Goldmark Financial Services, Wells Fargo Advisers, and the Tax and Financial Group. He also was one of the speakers at the National Business Institute's presentation on "Top Ten Estate Planning Techniques" in December of 2009, and was a featured Expert on the Robert Larsen Radio show on KCAA radio in September of 2010. Mr. Ziebold is also regularly asked to speak to nationwide audiences such as the 2012 NFP Life Brokerage Sales Summit in Dallas, Texas, and the national meeting of First Financial Resources in 2014 held in San Diego, California. Mr. Ziebold lives in Lake Forest, California, and is married to Rachael. He has two sons, Ethan and Lucas, and two daughters, Shelah and Aya, as his family has just completed an international adoption in 2016.
Mr. Ziebold regularly contributes Pro Bono time to various charities throughout Orange County and the United States and is active in his church, Faith Bible Church, located in Laguna Niguel, California. He regularly teaches a highly regarded Bible study through the Orange County Chapter of the Christian Legal Society.