Mr. Mark O. Costley (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)

Mr. Mark O. Costley

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  • Client Reviews
    100% 6
  • Avvo Reviews
    5.0 9
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Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Licensed for 36 years

Mr. Mark O. Costley (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)

Mr. Mark O. Costley

Serving Chapel Hill, NC (view address)

Open for Business
  • 5.0
    1 peer review
  • 100%
    6 client reviews
  • 5.0
    9 Avvo reviews
Mr. Mark O. Costley

Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Serving Chapel Hill, NC (view address)

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About Mr. Mark O. Costley

With more than 30 years’ experience in private practice, Mark Costley has helped hundreds of North Carolinians with estate planning, living trusts, financial law, probate, and trust administration. Mark’s work involves elements of teaching, strategic analysis and planning, documentation, and assisting clients in implementing their plans. He is devoted to providing the best in planning, efficiency, administration, and asset protection.Mark was drawn to estate planning and trust law by a passion for helping clients and their families avoid problems and helping them have the necessary tools to preserve their wealth, avoid disputes, prepare for the future, and deal with problems when they do arise. Mark’s… Read more
Clarity Legal Group

Areas of Law

  • Estate Planning
  • Estate and Trust Administration
  • Elder Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • Taxation
  • Asset Protection
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Estate Litigation
  • Business Law

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  • 5.0/5.0 6 reviews
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  • Estate Planning

    September 08, 2018

    CONFIDENCE IN CLARITY Mark Costly has been my lawyer for over 10 years, and I have been delighted with the estate planning services he has provided for me. He is knowledgeable, ethical, and responsive to all the issues I have raised with him. I ha... Read more

    CONFIDENCE IN CLARITY Mark Costly has been my lawyer for over 10 years, and I have been delighted with the estate planning services he has provided for me. He is knowledgeable, ethical, and responsive to all the issues I have raised with him. I have attended some of the workshops his has offered to his clients and have been impressed with the expertise of the fine team of lawyers he has assembled. He is highly motivated to improve his practice based on the feedback he receives. Read less

  • Trusts and Estates

    May 26, 2013

    Peace of Mind - Fabulous{para}From the 1st encounter we were treated with dignity & respect. All of the staff gave wonderful, expert & personal customer/client service. We were able to set up Estate Planning so we have peace of mind. After a non bind... Read more

    Peace of Mind - Fabulous{para}From the 1st encounter we were treated with dignity & respect. All of the staff gave wonderful, expert & personal customer/client service. We were able to set up Estate Planning so we have peace of mind. After a non binding meeting we decided to proceed. Now we can rest assured that our wishes will be followed. We also feel comfortable that our family will receive help when the time comes. Thanks to Mark & all the staff! Read less

  • Estate Planning

    April 17, 2019

    Extremely Helpful! I have had a very good experience with each person who has helped me with my estate planning. All are extremely knowledgeable and patient - will take all the time needed to answer thoroughly any questions. I would not hesitate t... Read more

    Extremely Helpful! I have had a very good experience with each person who has helped me with my estate planning. All are extremely knowledgeable and patient - will take all the time needed to answer thoroughly any questions. I would not hesitate to recommend this group. Read less

  • Estate Planning

    November 22, 2018

    Efficient and Professional Patient and thorough throughout the process.

    Efficient and Professional Patient and thorough throughout the process. Read less

  • Estate Planning

    September 09, 2018

    No Worries for Tomorrow Excellen Mark Costley and staff are a focused, organized, compassionate and knowledgeable team. They handle the details of my estate and health care choices. This assurance leaves me to focus on now instead of worrying abou... Read more

    No Worries for Tomorrow Excellen Mark Costley and staff are a focused, organized, compassionate and knowledgeable team. They handle the details of my estate and health care choices. This assurance leaves me to focus on now instead of worrying about things later ; a reassurance that when the time comes for others to take over the decision making everything will be in place giving me less burden to carry now and more time to enjoy life. I am grateful that I am watched over by this firm. Read less

  • Trusts and Estates

    December 09, 2013

    Highly Professional Experience.{para}Top-notch knowledge and professionalism. Complicated legal issues and documents were clearly and concisely described in straightforward language. Any question or concern we had were resolved by way of practical ex... Read more

    Highly Professional Experience.{para}Top-notch knowledge and professionalism. Complicated legal issues and documents were clearly and concisely described in straightforward language. Any question or concern we had were resolved by way of practical examples and options made clear. I would recommend Atty Costley to amybody. Read less


Legal Community Activity & Contributions


Credentials

Position

Partner

Admission Details

U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina
1985, Oklahoma
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
U.S. District Court, Northern and Western District of Oklahoma
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
1990, North Carolina

Law School Attended
Duke University School of Law

Class of 1985
J.D.

University Attended

Duke University
Class of 1982
A.B.
magna cum laude

Birth Information

Born in 1960
Stillwater, Oklahoma, June 12, 1960

Special Agencies
Servant Center, Inc
Associations & Memberships
North Carolina State Bar
North Carolina Bar Association
Oklahoma Bar Association
American Bar Association
14th Judicial District Bar, Durham-Orange Estate Planning Council, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Estate and Trust Legislative Committee.
Certifications
Certified Court Mediator
Hobbies & Interests
Avid sports fan, travel, tennis, music, gardening, and politics

Payment Information

Fixed Hourly Rate
$55 - $390/hr
Other Information
Fixed fees available


Attorney FAQs

What year was this attorney first admitted to the bar?
Mr. Mark O. Costley was admitted in 1985 to the State of Oklahoma.
Is this attorney admitted to the bar in more than one state?
Yes, Mr. Mark O. Costley is admitted to practice in North Carolina and Oklahoma.
Is this attorney admitted to practice in any U.S. Federal Courts?
Mr. Mark O. Costley is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina and United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina.
Does this attorney maintain a professional presence on any social networks?
Yes, Mr. Mark O. Costley has a professional profile on facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
What law school did this attorney attend?
Mr. Mark O. Costley attended Duke University School of Law.

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