More About Mark
One of the most difficult things when dealing with a legal issue is knowing where to turn to get answers to your questions. You need a lawyer who has the necessary experience, can respond to your questions and is committed to successfully resolving your issues.
Mark understands the difficult decisions that confront you, and has over three decades of experience in domestic law, civil litigation, business and commercial law, estate planning and probate. Mark has the background and experience that you need.
After graduating from Northwestern University, he obtained his Juris Doctor at the University of California, Hastings College of Law. He was an instructor at the University of Puget Sound School of Law (now Seattle University School of Law) before entering private practice in Seattle in 1979. Mark is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in California as well as Washington.
Mark has over 30 years of experience in complex family law litigation, including marital separation and dissolution, committed intimate relationships, domestic partnerships, contested custody, parenting disputes and related matters. Additionally, Mark does estate planning, trust administration, and represents his clients in post-mortem/probate matters.
He also represents a number of small businesses and family partnerships in a variety of corporate and business matters. Mark has represented clients in numerous civil litigation matters and in trial courts, administrative hearings, arbitrations and mediations; and is an approved arbitrator and mediator appointed to various matters by the King County Superior Court.
Mark is married with three children and two grandchildren. He and his wife have resided in the Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle since 1979. He is highly active in their community including memberships on the Queen Anne Community Council, the Queen Anne Lutheran Church Council, the Hilltop School Board of Directors (Chair), Bishop Blanchet High School Parent Club (Fund-raising Chair) and the O’Dea High School Father’s Club (President).
Mark has also been active in youth baseball (ages 7-18) in Western Washington for over 30 years, having served as a coach, administrator, and board member in a variety of local and regional organizations. He continues his service as a baseball umpire at several levels of play.
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