Supporting your community is why I have served for nearly 20 years in community positions. From coach to Mayor. Praciticing law is about me helping you. We have to work together for you to obtain the best outcome.
I am married and the fourther of 4. My oldest is married and the triplets are soon to be leaving home for college and missions.
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Mark’s comment: “I was hired to do an "Uncontested" divorce, and given misinformation. 2-3 years later the client still was uncooperative then demanded all his money back. I refused. I am held to a higher standard and understand that. I should have terminated the relationship when I discovered he did have children and a house he failed to tell me about.”
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Pro Temp Judge||City of Mcminnville||2011|
|Owner||Mark O Cottle PC||1997 - Present|
|Attorney||Newton Cottle & Westenhaver||1995 - 1997|
|Attorney||Ekman & Bowersox||1992 - 1995|
|attorney||Banton & Kinsley||1989 - 1991|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Yamhill Family Law Advisory Committee||Out Of County Member||2010 - Present|
|Boy Scouts of America||Scout Leader||2009 - 2013|
|City of Sherwood||Mayor||2004 - 2008|
|Oregon State Bar, Family Law Section||Attorney||2003 - Present|
|Providence Hospital Newberg||Board Member||2001 - 2005|
|Washington County Bar Association||N/A||2000 - Present|
|J. Ruben Clark Law Society||Volunteer Attorney||2000 - Present|
|City Of Sherwood Council||City Council Member||1994 - 2004|
|Oregon Federal District Court||Attorney||1990 - Present|
|FLAC (family law advisory committee)||Self Represented||2012|
|BYU||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1989|
|BYU||Political Science||BS - Bachelor of Science||1986|
|Career Day - Middle School||Becoming an Attorney||2012|