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.
Licensed since 1991
Free Consultation (30 minutes)
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.
Steven Schwaber Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
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.
Jay Fleischman Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Bankruptcy Law Specialist Certification||State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization||2012|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2011|
|A+ rating||Better Business Bureau||2011|
|A+ rating||Better Business Bureau||2009|
|Owner/Attorney||Law Office of Mark J. Markus||1995 - Present|
|Associate||Fierstein & Sturman||1994 - 1994|
|Attorney||Charles T. Morrison, Jr. Inc.||1990 - 1994|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Bankruptcy Inn of Court--Southern California||Member||2009 - Present|
|Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association||Founding Member||2006 - Present|
|Financial Lawyers Conference||Member||1998 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||Member||1998 - Present|
|Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum||member||1996 - Present|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Member||1995 - Present|
|San Fernando Valley Bar Association||Member||1995 - Present|
|In re Zhang||Discharge granted|
|In re Jensen||Obtained a judgment in favor of the debtors, convincing Judge to rule that keeping those assets didn't rise to "abuse".|
|Los Angeles Bankruptcy Blog||You Can Keep Your Property in Any Bankruptcy Case||2013|
|CDCBAA Newsletter||Filing Bankruptcy For Debtors Living/Working Outside the U.S.A.||2007|
|The Entertainment and Sports Lawyer||Crossing the Line: Television Entertainers and Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress||1990|
|University of Arizona College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1990|
|California State University, Northridge||Economics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1986|
|Guest Lecturer in class "Doing Business in the USA"||Business and Consumer Bankruptcy in the USA||2014|
|Paralegal Education Seminar||Practical Bankruptcy Techniques for Paralegals||2005|
|Money 101 with Bob McCormick||bankruptcy law--Supreme Court decisions||2004|