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Frank N. Ikard Jr., Esq., Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Ikard has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the legal industry

Attorney Mr. Ikard of Ikard Ratliff P.C. in Austin, TX, formed his practice just last year.

    AUSTIN, TX, February 20, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Frank N. Ikard Jr., Esq., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Ikard celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Attorney Mr. Ikard of Ikard Ratliff P.C. in Austin, TX, formed his practice just last year. Practicing law for nearly five decades, he formerly spent 25 years as partner of Ikard & Golden and 16 years as partner at Clark, Thomas, Winters & Shapiro. He also spent several years as managing partner at Jenkens & Gilchrist, all in Austin. Handling legislative matters involving trusts and estate law, Mr. Ikard specializes in fiduciary litigation and trust administration matters. Boasting extensive experience in both suing and defending trustees, executors, and guardians, he has been involved in some of the largest and most complex trust lawsuits brought in Texas. Mr. Ikard has been listed in Best Lawyers in America for many years, has been named the "Go-To Lawyer" in Texas in the area of trust and estates law by the Texas Lawyer, was named a Texas Super Lawyer by Thomas Reuters in Texas Monthly magazine numerous times, was named an Austin Super Lawyer by Austin Monthly, and maintains an AV-Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Following in the footsteps of his father, a former democratic United States representative from Texas' 13th congressional district, one of the founding partners of the Orville Bullington firm, and former executive vice president and president of the American Petroleum Institute, Mr. Ikard has been board certified in estate planning and probate for the past 40 years. He completed his undergraduate degree and JD at The University of Texas at Austin in 1965 and 1968, respectively, and was admitted to practice by the Texas Bar Association in 1968.

Mr. Ikard has written and lectured extensively in the areas of probate and trust law and fiduciary litigation, most recently including the article, "Ten Things That Every Trust Beneficiary in Texas Should Know" in May 2014. A member of numerous professional organizations, he has also served as chairman of the real estate, probate, and trust law section of the State Bar of Texas, as co-founder and chair of the Texas Academy of Trust and Estate Lawyers, and as president of the probate and trust law council of the Texas Academy of Real Estate. He is an elected fellow of the American College of Probate Counsel and the Texas Bar Foundation.

Mr. Ikard is a former member on the board of directors for the Greater Austin Crime Commission, and is a former member of the University of Texas's chancellor's council and the University of Texas Law School dean's roundtable. He has been highlighted in multiple editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law, and Who's Who in the South and Southwest. For more information, please visit

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Frank N. Ikard Jr., Esq., has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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