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Harry Clyde Farrell III

Harry Clyde Farrell III

also known as Clyde Farrell

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About Me

In our Elder Law practice, we provide a combination of legal and financial services frequently needed by older persons and their families and by persons with disabilities. Many of our clients face expensive medical needs such as long-term care in a nursing home, Assisted Living Facility or in their own homes. We help them and their families conserve their assets as much as possible, consistent with obtaining the best possible care in the most desirable environment.


Practice Areas


  1. Elder Law: 60%
    22 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. Wills & Living Wills: 10%
    22 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  3. Trusts: 10%
    22 years, 1 thousand cases
  4. Probate: 10%
    22 years, 450 cases
  5. Power Of Attorney: 10%
    22 years, 2.5 thousand cases

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

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    I highly recommend H. Clyde Farrell, III, in the area of Estate Planning: Elder Law. He is one of the preeminent attorneys in his field in the State of Texas. He is also extremely hard working and well suited to representing clients facing the unique challenges facing individuals and couples who need assistance in determining their options for financing long term care now or in the future.


    Henry Bauman General Practice Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Farrell & Pak PLLC

1000 Mo Pac Circle
Austin, TX, 78737


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197609/19/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaALM2008
America's Top Financial PlannersConsumer's Research Council of America2008
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Chief, Consumer Protection DivisionAttorney General of Texas1983 - 1993
Staff AttorneyTexas Rural Legal Aid1975 - 1980
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Chapter, National Academy of Elder Law AttorneysMember, Board of Directors1995 - Present
Family EldercarePresident's Council1992 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Public Benefits for Texans With Disabilities(Book)2008
Financing Long Term Care in Texas(Book)2007
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of TexasLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
University of WisconsinPolitical ScienceM.A.1971
University of TexasGovernmentB.A.1970
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Estate Planning, Guardianship & Elder Law CourseMedicaid Planning: Does Impoverishment Really "Protect" the Client?2008
Advanced Estate Planning & Probate CourseTop Ten Things Estate Planners/Guardians Need to Know About Medicaid2008
2008 Changes & Trends Affecting Special Needs TrustsProtecting & Maximizing Public Benefits2008