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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 35 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:

May 23-25, 2022, Shelby County District Attorney meeting, Memphis, TN

May 25-26, 2022, Crimes Against Women Conference, Dallas, TX

June 1-3, 2022, IAHTI Conference, Clearwater Beach, FL

June 5-7, 2022, Texas DOC Conference, San Antonio, Texas

June 8, 2022, NBPD training, New Braunfels, Texas

June 7-9, 2022, Chief Deputy conference, San Marcos, Texas

June 15-17, 2022, Fox Valley National SRO Conference, Appleton, Wisconsin

June 29-30, 2022, Child Care Services Supervisor Conference, Oklahoma City, OK

August 8-11, 2022, Crimes Against Children Conference, Dallas, TX

August 16, 2022, Dimmitt ISD training, Dimmitt, Texas

Sept 7-9, 2022, New Hampshire AG Victim Annual Conference, Manchester, NH

Sept 12-16, 2022, CMIT JMI leadership conference, Galveston, Texas

Sept 28 - Oct 1, 2022, IAFN conference, Dallas, Texas

October 4-6, 2022, TACA conference, Galveston, Texas

October 11-14, 2022, Wisconsin DOC Specialist Fall Conference, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

November 7-9, 2022, Texas Child Protective Investigations Leadership Conference, Addison, TX

November 9-11, 2022, Mississippi Children's Advocacy Conference, Biloxi, Mississippi

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