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As an undergraduate, Mr. Bachara interned for the United States House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., conducting legislative policy research.  While in law school, Mr. Bachara gained experience in commercial negotiation and mediation with the Office of the Attorney General of Maryland in the Consumer Protection Division. After a judicial clerkship in the District Court of Maryland for Baltimore City, Mr. Bachara was employed by a regulatory agency in Maryland, drafting policies, administrative orders and appellate briefs. 


Also while in law school, Mr. Bachara was trained through the Civil and Appellate Advocacy Clinics by firsthand trial exposure in the District Court of Maryland as well as the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland. Mr. Bachara also provided services to the indigent while volunteering for Maryland’s Homeless Persons Representation Project.


Since gaining admission to the North Carolina Bar, Mr. Bachara has served as an Assistant District Attorney in North Carolina as well as a private attorney.  He has trial experience at both the district and superior court levels, as well as within special settings for juvenile and domestic matters. Mr. Bachara focuses his practice in the areas of criminal defense, domestic law and civil litigation. 


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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 35%
  2. Estate Planning: 35%
    6 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 30%
    8 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Stephen E. Coble

    Mark is an intelligent attorney which has had success with practicing in various areas of the law.


    Stephen Coble Lawsuits and disputes Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Brian C. Arthur

    I highly recommend Mark, he is an exceptional attorney.


    Brian Arthur Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Bachara & Essey, LLP

200 Country Club Drive
Suite A
Oak Island, NC, 28465


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rookie of the YearRotary International2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBachara Law, PC2012 - Present
AttorneyCoble Law Firm, PC2011 - Present
AttorneyEnnisColeman, LLP2010 - Present
Assistant District AttorneyOffice of the District Attorney2008 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina Bar AssociationN/A2008 - Present
Brunswick County Bar AssociationTreasurerN/A
Southport Rotary ClubChairmanN/A
Dosher Memorial Hospital FoundationVice ChairN/A
Communities In SchoolsResource Development ChairN/A
US Open King Mackerel TournamentBoard of DirectorsN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Baltimore School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of ArkansasN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
North Carolina State UniversityN/AN/AN/A
University of BaltimoreN/AMaster of Business AdministrationN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Estate Planning SeminarWills, Trusts and Estates2010
Courtroom TrainingBLETN/A
Business LawBusiness LawN/A