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All About Mark

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Mark Yarbrough was born in Austin, Texas, and has resided in Texas his entire life. He and his wife Jerry were high school sweethearts, and have been married for over 29 years. They had two children, Alex and Ashley.Mark attended undergraduate school at Abilene Christian University, earning his bachelor’s degree in Finance. After graduating, Mark worked for Dallas Federal/Bright Banc Savings as a loan counselor, personal banker, and branch manager.

While raising a family, Mark then went to law school at Texas Tech School of Law. Upon his graduation, Mark went to work in his father's law office. Mark jokingly called the firm Yarbrough & Father. In 1993, Mark was elected as the County & District Attorney of Lamb County, Texas. He has since been re-elected to serve a total of five terms, or 20 years. There, he has prosecuted sex offenders, capital murderers, and various other defendants.

Also in 1993, Mark was certified to teach the Walk Thru the Bible Old Testament seminars. In his spare time, Mark enjoys playing basketball and golf, and vacationing on the beaches of the Caribbean.


Millions of people suffer from Burnout each year. Most books regarding the subject are written by mental health professionals from a diagnostic standpoint.

“Suffer from BURNOUT? Give'em the F.I.N.G.E.R.!” is different. It is written from the prospective of someone who actually suffered from this debilitating ailment. The author, Mark Yarbrough, was serving as an elected District Attorney when he suffered from Burnout. In an easy-to-read, first-hand account, Mark tells the readers what caused his Burnout. More importantly, Mark shares his F.I.N.G.E.R. philosophy that he used to overcome his Burnout.

If you or someone you know and love are suffering from Burnout, this book is a must read.


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Mark Yarbrough travels the country sharing his motivational story with audiences of all sizes. Should you want him to speak to your group or organization, you may contact him here.

Upcoming Speaking Engagements:

March 3, 2017, Teacher In Service, Whitewater, WI

April 3, 2017, Children's Advocacy Center MDT presentation, Maui, HI

April 6, 2017, Children's Advocacy Center MDT presentation Kauai, HI

April 7, 2017, Children's Advocacy Center MDT presentation Kona, HI

April 10, 2017, Children's Advocacy Center MDT presentation Hilo, HI

April 11, 2017, Children's Advocacy Center MDT presentation Oahu, HI

April 21, 2017, Mercy Child Advocacy Center Conference, Sioux City, Iowa

April 24-26, 2017, Children's Advocacy Center Downstate Conference, Illinois

April 27, 2017, Talbot County MDT meeting, Easton, MD

May 9, 2017, Jackson County Child Abuse Symposium, Medford, Oregon

May 16-17, 2017, Texas Jail Association Conference, Austin, TX

May 18-19, 2017, Wisconsin Victim Witness Professionals conference, Wisconsin Dells

May 22-25, 2017, Crimes Against Women Conference, Dallas, TX

June 8-9, 2017, Kansas County Attorney's Assoc. Conference, Wichita, Kansas (tentative)

June 11-15, 2017, Iowa County Attorney Assoc. Conference, Okoboji, Iowa

June 21-22, 2017, Florida Attorney General's Office, staff meeting, Tallahassee, FL (tentative)

June 23, 2017, Dallas Children's Advocacy Center Training, Dallas, TX

June 30 - July 2, 2017, Texas Court Reporter Conference, Ft. Worth, Texas

July 23-26, 2017, West Texas Chiefs Conference, Ruidoso, NM

July 27, 2017, TCDRS conference, Austin, TX

July 28, 2017, Advanced Government Seminar, Austin, TX

August 7-10, 2017, Crimes Against Children Conference, Dallas, TX

August 17, 2017, Wyoming Joint Symposium on Children and Youth, Laramie, WY

August 29-31, 2017, National Drug Endangered Children's conference, Green Bay, WI

September 25-26, 2017, Virginia Children's Advocacy Conference, Hampton, Virginia

September 27-28, 2017, North Carolina Children's Advocacy Conference, Lake Junaluska, NC

October 19-20, 2017, Children's Cove Conference, Cape Cod, MA

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