I began practicing law in 2002. I spent over 13 years with the Cleveland firm of Gallagher Sharp, primarily as a litigator, before venturing on my own and then landing at The Gertsburg Law Firm in 2017 before choosing to restart my own practice in 2020. Before becoming an attorney, I worked as a financial manager for a small business after earning his MBA. My experience allows me to understands the challenges facing small business owners, allowing me to advise, as well as provide valuable legal information.
With over 20 years’ experience in the business and legal worlds, I strive to find timely cost-effective solutions rather than spending valuable resources to win at all costs. In the past, I have represented a diverse array of clients from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses and individuals. My practice includes litigation, business advising, non-profit consulting, and probate.
My business background and legal training offers a unique set of skills to help protect and grow businesses, ensure contract proposals are properly drafted and current contracts are fair, mitigate risks and analyze the cost/benefit of new endeavors.
Beyond the practice of law, I am the proud father of two active children. I remain active in several non-profit organizations including being a board member of Open Doors Academy and legal advisor for Third World Books. Having played hockey my entire life, I currently coach youth hockey in Cleveland Heights and still takes to the ice competitively myself.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Principal||Law Office of Mark M Turner, LLC||2015 - Present|
|Attorney||The Gertsburg Law Firm Co. LPA||2017 - 2020|
|Attorney||Gallagher Sharp||2002 - 2015|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Ohio State Bar Association||Member||2019 - Present|
|Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association||N/A||2016 - Present|
|Greater Cleveland Partnership COSE||13 Essential Employment Contract Provisions||2018|
|Gertsburglaw blog post||Who Must Worry About The CSPA?||2018|
|National Association of Accountants Play It Safe||Responding to Third Party Subpoeans||2013|
|Ohio State University||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|Case Western Reserve University||BA||1990|
|FRANCISCUS INC V/S GEORGE BALUNEK||Settled|
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