September 9, 2019
Meet our Board Member - Allan M. Goldfarb

Allan M. Goldfarb, a native El Pasoan, is a Partner with his son Aaron in The Goldfarb Law Firm, PLLC. Mr. Goldfarb’s primary focus is working with and advising owners and principals of closely-held and family businesses and professional groups.  This includes work on formation and termination of business and professional entities and associations (including corporations, partnerships and proprietorships), purchases and sales of businesses and professional practices, contractual matters and other aspects relating to business and personal estate planning.  In addition, Mr. Goldfarb has extensive experience in probate and estate matters, including tax planning and filings with the IRS.  He is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Mr. Goldfarb received a Bachelor of Business Administration, with highest honors, from the University of Texas at Austin, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law.  He also received Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant degrees from the American College.  Mr. Goldfarb is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas Section on Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law, the El Paso Estate Planning Council, the El Paso Probate Bar Association and is Past President of the Society of Financial Service Professionals.

Mr. Goldfarb is very active within the community.  He is currently serving on the Board of Trustees of Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare.  He has previously served on the Boards of Directors of El Paso Holocaust Museum, Rio Grande Cancer Foundation and Congregation B’nai Zion.  He has served as Chair of Paso del Norte Health Foundation, Paso del Norte Community Foundation, Leadership El Paso, President of the Jewish Community Foundation of El Paso and Co-Chair of the 2006 Jewish Federation Annual Campaign. Mr. Goldfarb is also a Donor Member of Temple Mt. Sinai.

Mr. Goldfarb has spoken on estate and business planning issues to numerous professional and lay groups, including the State Bar of Texas, and has authored papers on advanced estate planning techniques and probate matters.  Mr. Goldfarb was selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers (Estate Planning and Probate and Corporate Law) and in The Best Lawyers in America (Corporate Law and Trusts and Estates), having been designated Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in Trusts and Estates (2016) and in Corporate Law (2015 and 2011).