After graduating from Loyola College in 1978 with a Bachelor's in accounting, Mark spent two years sailing on the original Pride of Baltimore. Once back on dry land he began working for the Internal Revenue Service in December 1980. By the end of his tenure with the IRS he had been promoted to a GS-13 Revenue Agent and spent time on the Quality Review Staff where he reviewed the work of other Revenue Agents.
Mark earned his J.D. from the University of Baltimore Law School, where he spent time on the University of Baltimore Law Review. He has spent over 35 years representing individuals and businesses before the IRS and the Comptroller of Maryland. As a former Revenue Agent he knows every way to resolve a tax debt and has a high rate of success. He also represents clients setting up Limited Liability Companies and 501(c)(3) organizations. Though he has been scaling back his work in family law, he still consults on matters relating to tax matters in divorce and separation proceedings.
Outside of work Mark is an avid outdoorsman and history buff. He has summitted Mount Washington, Rainier, Whitney, and Hood with his two sons. and goes sailing whenever he gets an opportunity.
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2006.
Reprimand issued in MD, 2006
updated on 08/03/2017
Reprimand means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State warns the lawyer in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.
Mark's comment: “Took an estate case as a favor, out of my area of expertise, dispute over legal fees resulted in a grievance.”