Mundheim, Marla
Mundheim, Marla

Mundheim, Marla

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Practice Areas:

  • Estate Planning
  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Contracts
  • Business Organizations
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts
  • Wills

Professional Associations

  • Mid-Cities Optimist Club, Member, 1997 to 2000
  • Mid-Cities Optimist Club, Director, 2000 to 2001
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Present
  • Tarrant County Probate Bar Association , Director , 1999 to 2001
  • Guardianship Services, Inc. , Director, 1999 to 2001
  • HEB Teen Court, Teen Court Judge, 1999 to 2001
  • College of the State Bar of Texas, Former Member

Biography

Marla Mundheim has over 20 years of experience in estate planning, trusts, real estate, small business, negotiations, probate, guardianship, research, contract development, commercial business transactions, communications, auditing (both financial and regulatory), franchising, and complex business matters. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri in 1992 and attended Law School at Oklahoma City University School of Law, where she graduated with honors in 1996. She was admitted to the Texas State Bar in November of 1996.

While in law school, Marla earned the Excellence for the Future Award in Wills and Estates from the Center of Computer-Assisted Legal Instructions (CALI), served as Research Editor for the Law Review, and was recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being selected as a member of the prestigious Hand Inn of Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity.

Following Law school, Marla moved back to her home state to start her law career with a small firm in Hurst, Texas.  She quickly became a partner, served as the Associate Municipal Court Judge for the City of Colleyville and the Town of Lakeside, and was later the Guardianship Auditor for Probate Court Number Two in Tarrant County. 

She founded The M Firm in 2012, where she and her husband; of 23+ years, currently practice. Marla lives in the DFW area with her husband and is the proud mother of two remarkable children.

Marla’s practice focuses on protecting families and small business.  Her legal expertise allows for her to provide guidance for financial and legal decisions, leading people to their goals in wealth preservation and values-based planning.  Regardless of your age, lifestyle, family dynamics, or station in life, Marla will help you craft a plan that achieves your goals for your loved ones today and help you to maintain it for years to come.

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney at The Mundheim Firm , Feb 2012

Past Positions

  • Sole Practitioner, Attorney, 2005 to 2012
  • Tarrant County, Guardianship Auditor for Probate Court Number Two , 2004 to 2005
  • Paul Mundheim Attorney at Law, PC, Attorney, of Counsel, 2001 to 2004
  • City of Colleyville, Associate Municipal Court Judge , 2000 to 2001
  • Leach, Ames and Mundheim, Attorneys at Law, P.C., Attorney/Shareholder, 2000 to 2001
  • Town of Lakeside, Associate Municipal Court Judge , 1999 to 2001
  • Leach and Ames, Attorneys at Law, P.C., Associate Attorney, 1997 to 2000
  • Sole Practitioner, Attorney, 1996 to 1997

Education

  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    • J.D.
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia , Missouri
    • B.A.
  • The Walt Disney Company, Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Honors

  • Oklahoma Indian Legal Services Certificate of Distinction
  • Excellence for the Future Award in Wills and Estates from the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)
  • Faculty Honor Roll
  • Research Editor for Law Review

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

Classes & Seminars

  • Speaker- "Preserving your property and protecting your family.", Mundheim Law Firm , Present

Volunteer Activities

  • GRACE’s Feed Our Kids and Christmas Cottage
  • Destination Imagination
  • Heart of Alamo Community Service
  • HEB Teen Court Judge, 1999 to 2001

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi