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Mark Markus

also known as Mark Joseph Markus

Practice areas:

Bankruptcy & Debt, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

About Me

I am a Certified Specialist in bankruptcy law  by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization and A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau.


 


I have practiced exclusively bankruptcy law in the Los Angeles area, and throughout California, since 1991.  I pride myself on giving personalized, quality service to all my clients at affordable and competitive prices. 


 


I have offices in Burbank and Downtown Los Angeles and have free initial consultations by phone as well for all clients.


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Bankruptcy & Debt: 70%
    24 years
  2. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 10%
    24 years
  3. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 10%
    24 years
  4. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 10%
    24 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash

Attorney Endorsements

24 total 

  • Steven Aaron Schwaber

    I have known Mark as a colleague and personal friend for many, many years. We have worked together in a number of cases over the years, primarily chapter 11 matters. He is a diligent, hard worker and an effective lawyer. I can enthusiastically endorse him.

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    Steven Schwaber Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Jay S. Fleischman

    There are a lot of options for people in the Los Angeles area looking for a lawyer to help with their bill problems. But there are none on par with Mark Markus. He's thoughtful, intelligent and always providing his clients with the highest possible level of service. You can practice bankruptcy, or strive to perfect your knowledge - Mark is clearly in the latter category.

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    Jay Fleischman Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Mark J. Markus

2600 W. OLIVE AVE. 5TH FLOOR
Burbank, CA, 91505

Law Office of Mark J. Markus

355 S. Grand Ave. Suite 2450
Los Angeles, CA, 90071

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199105/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Bankruptcy Law Specialist CertificationState Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
A+ ratingBetter Business Bureau2011
AV-RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
A+ ratingBetter Business Bureau2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner/AttorneyLaw Office of Mark J. Markus1995 - Present
AssociateFierstein & Sturman1994 - 1994
AttorneyCharles T. Morrison, Jr. Inc.1990 - 1994

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Bankruptcy Inn of Court--Southern CaliforniaMember2009 - Present
Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys AssociationFounding Member2006 - Present
Financial Lawyers ConferenceMember1998 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember1998 - Present
Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forummember1996 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
San Fernando Valley Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
In re ZhangDischarge granted
In re JensenObtained a judgment in favor of the debtors, convincing Judge to rule that keeping those assets didn't rise to "abuse".

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arizona College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
California State University, NorthridgeEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1986

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Guest Lecturer in class "Doing Business in the USA"Business and Consumer Bankruptcy in the USA2014
Paralegal Education SeminarPractical Bankruptcy Techniques for Paralegals2005
Money 101 with Bob McCormickbankruptcy law--Supreme Court decisions2004