"I wish I had come to you first" is the most often heard comment from my clients.
I am a Certified Specialist in bankruptcy law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization and A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau.
I have practiced exclusively bankruptcy law in the Los Angeles area, and throughout California, representing individuals and businesses in Chapters 7, 11, and 13, since 1991.
I pride myself on giving personalized, quality service to all my clients at affordable and competitive prices.
I have offices in Burbank, California and have free initial consultations by phone as well for all clients.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Bankruptcy Law Specialist Certification||State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization||2012|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2011|
|A+ rating||Better Business Bureau||2011|
|A+ rating||Better Business Bureau||2009|
|Owner/Attorney||Law Office of Mark J. Markus||1995 - Present|
|Associate||Fierstein & Sturman||1994 - 1994|
|Attorney||Charles T. Morrison, Jr. Inc.||1990 - 1994|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Bankruptcy Inn of Court--Southern California||Member||2009 - Present|
|Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys Association||Founding Member||2006 - Present|
|Financial Lawyers Conference||Member||1998 - Present|
|National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys||Member||1998 - Present|
|Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum||member||1996 - Present|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||Member||1995 - Present|
|San Fernando Valley Bar Association||Member||1995 - Present|
|Los Angeles Bankruptcy Blog||You Can Keep Your Property in Any Bankruptcy Case||2013|
|CDCBAA Newsletter||Filing Bankruptcy For Debtors Living/Working Outside the U.S.A.||2007|
|The Entertainment and Sports Lawyer||Crossing the Line: Television Entertainers and Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress||1990|
|University of Arizona College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1990|
|California State University, Northridge||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1986|
|Guest Lecturer in class "Doing Business in the USA"||Business and Consumer Bankruptcy in the USA||2014|
|Paralegal Education Seminar||Practical Bankruptcy Techniques for Paralegals||2005|
|Money 101 with Bob McCormick||bankruptcy law--Supreme Court decisions||2004|
|In re Zhang||Discharge granted|
|In re Jensen||Obtained a judgment in favor of the debtors, convincing Judge to rule that keeping those assets didn't rise to "abuse".|
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