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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:

August 15-17, 2017, Wyoming Joint Symposium on Children and Youth, Laramie, WY

August 18, 2017, Vernon presentation, Vernon, Texas

August 23 - 25, 2017, TX Municipal Courts Association Conference, San Marcos, TX

August 28-31, 2017, National Drug Endangered Children's conference, Green Bay, WI

September 5-7, 2017, Office Administrator Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana

September 14-15, 2017, U.S. Probation Officers, Albuquerque, NM

September 18, 2017, Travis County Appraisal District presentation, Austin, TX

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 2, 2017, 45th Annual Chief Probation Officers Conference, Galveston, TX

October 4-6, 2017, United States Ombudsman Association Conference, San Antonio, TX

October 8-10, 2017, Connecting with Children Conference, Murfreesboro, TN

October 9-11, 2017, Texas Court Clerks Association Conference, Corpus Christi, TX

October 17-18, 2017, Texas District Court Alliance Conference, Kerrville, TX

November 1, 2017, West Virginia school nurses presentation, Roanoke, WV

November 30, 2017, Waco CAC presentation, Waco, TX

December 1, 2017, Oak Creek presentation, Killeen, TX

April 2-6, 2018, Texas Constable Leadership Training, Huntsville, TX (tentative)

April 15-19, 2018, Crimes Against Women Conference, Dallas, TX

April 23-27, 2018, LEMIT Leadership Command College, Huntsville, TX (tentative)

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