As an Oregon attorney, who is also licensed in Washington and California, Mark is dedicated to helping people. Mark grew up in Downieville, a small mountain town in the Sierra Nevada mountains. He graduated from Santa Clara University and received his Bachelor of Science in Political Science in 1993. Mark worked at HP in Business Development. He decided to go to law school at the University of North Dakota. He was on the Dean’s List and was Student Director for the Legal Aid Clinic and assisted members of the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe. He graduated law school in 1997.
He then moved to the North Oregon Coast. He developed the Clatsop County Domestic Violence Response Team. In 1998 to 2007 he came a successful prosecutor for the Clatsop County District Attorney’s Office. He prosecuted over 200 jury and court trials. He developed expertise in Major felonies, DUII, Identity Theft, Child Support, and Property Crimes. He was an instructor for law enforcement and became a faculty member of the National Advocacy Center.
In 2007, Mark moved back to Downieville and worked as CEO of the Western Sierra Medical Clinic (WSMC). He led in the transformation of the clinic from 1,300 patients to over 10,000. He guided WSMC in a successful merger with another Community Health Center.
In 2010, Mark moved back to the Oregon Coast and opened his law office. He moved to Columbia County in 2015. His office is located at 2005 St Helens Street, Saint Helens.
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