H. Clyde Farrell

CLYDE FARRELL, partner, has been in private Elder Law practice since 1993.  He is a Certified Elder Law Attorney, certified by the National Elder Law Foundation, as recognized by the State Bar of Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and is a Certified Financial PlannerTMpractitioner.  Prior to founding his Elder Law practice, he served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Texas Attorney General’s office, where he established the Elder Law Section and served as its first Chief.

Mr. Farrell is a founding Director and past President of the Texas Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and past President of Family Eldercare in Austin.  Texas Monthly has named Mr. Farrell a “Texas Super Lawyer”(a Thomson Reuters service published in Texas Monthly) each year from 2003 through 2018.   He was also included in THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA (2008-2019) and AMERICA’S TOP FINANCIAL PLANNERS (2008-2011, 2013 and 2014).

Mr. Farrell is a regular featured speaker on Elder Law matters at continuing education conferences for attorneys and financial planners; his research and articles are available from the conference organizers, such as the State Bar of Texas and University of Texas CLE.  He has authored and co-authored many books and articles on Elder Law topics.

  • Certified Elder Law Attorney (by the National Elder Law Foundation, recognized by the State Bar of Texas Board of Legal Specialization)
  • Certified Financial PlannerTM practitioner
  • Texas Super Lawyer (a Thomson Reuters service published in Texas Monthly) each year 2003 through 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America each year 2008 through 2019
  • Former Assistant Attorney General of Texas and Chief, Consumer Protection Division and Elder Law Section
  • Founding Director and past President of the Texas Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Past President of Family Eldercare in Austin
  • Author and co-author of many books and articles on Elder Law topics