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Mark B Chernev

Mark B Chernev

Practice areas:

Real Estate

    Practice Areas

    Licensed since 1999

    1. Real Estate: 100%

    Attorney Endorsements

    12 total 

    • Andrew Mayer Zacks

      I endorse this lawyer.


      Andrew Zacks Real Estate Attorney
      Relationship: Supervised lawyer

    • Justin Alda Goodman

      Mark has impressive litigation instincts, earned from over a decade of trial experience. When he's not arguing in a courtroom, his law and motion work proves the adage, "the pen is mightier than the sword". For real estate litigation in San Francisco, Mark deserves your trust in handling your legal matter, and the quality of his advocacy will demonstrate why that trust was warranted.


      Justin Goodman Landlord & Tenant Attorney
      Relationship: Co-worker




    Professional Misconduct

    We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

    Avvo Contributions

    Legal Answers


    Award NameGrantorDate Granted
    Volunteer Appreciation AwardALRP2012
    Featured Panel Attorney SpotlightALRP2011
    Hero - Most Referrals Accepted By Panel AttorneyALRP2011
    Featured ContributorExpert Hub2010 Expert AuthorEzineArticles.com2010
    Hero AwardALRP2010
    Featured Contributor@LegalArticles2010
    Distinguished Years of ServiceDelaware Department of Justice2007

    Work Experience

    TitleCompany NameDuration
    AssociateZacks & Freedman, PC2014 - Present
    Founding AttorneyThe Chernev Firm2009 - 2013
    Adjunct Law ProfessorJohn F. Kennedy School of Law2008 - 2008
    Deputy Attorney GeneralState of Delaware Department of Justice1999 - 2007
    Law ClerkEvans & Bifferatto1998 - 1999


    Association NamePosition NameDuration
    Bar Association of San FranciscoMilitary Assistance Project Panel Member2011 - Present
    BASiL - Bay Area Solo LawyersBoard Member2011 - Present
    Bar Association of San FranciscoInsolvency Referral Panel Member2010 - Present
    State Bar of CaliforniaMember2009 - Present
    Aids Legal Referral PanelMember2009 - Present
    Bar Association of San FranciscoLow Fee Insolvency Referral Panel Member2009 - Present
    American Inns of CourtMember2000 - 2007
    New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
    Delaware State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
    Phi Kappa PhiMember1999 - Present


    School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
    Widener University School of LawLawJuris Doctor cum laude1999
    Ithaca CollegeBusiness FinanceBachelor of Science1995

    Speaking Engagements

    Conference NameTitleDate
    Small Firm ManagementOnline Content Writing2012
    Selected Topics in Consumer BankrutpcyChapter 7 vs. Chapter 13 Basics2012
    Selected Topics in Reducing CostsStarting and Maintaining a Solo Law Practice2011
    Selected Topics in Consumer BankrutpcyStudent Loans and Bankruptcy2011
    Selected Topics in Consumer BankruptcyTaxes and Chapter 132011
    Selected Topics in Consumer BankruptcyThe Spousal Election2011
    Selected Topics in Consumer BankruptcyReaffirmation Agreement Pros and Cons2011
    Selected Topics in Consumer BankruptcyLandlord/Tenant Law and Bankruptcy2011
    Selected Topics in Consumer BankruptcySimple Liquidation2011
    Legal Topics in Finance and FamilyBankruptcy and Divorce2011
    Bankruptcy Basics for Real Estate BrokersSaving Your House in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy2010
    Police Academy TrainingForensic Evidence Chain of Custody2005
    Improving Your Testimonial EffectivenessExpert Testimony for Medical Professionals2005