Attorney-Mediator Mark F. Johannessen, is a Certified Family Law Specialist, certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization, and has practiced civil, business and tax law since 1983, and exclusively family law for over 25 years. Mark is an experienced litigator and trained family law mediator and collaborative law attorney, with decades of experience handling simple to complex family law matters in and out of court.
With an extensive business and financial background and also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive), Mark is qualified to mediate or act as your collaborative attorney in simple to complex property and financial dissolution cases using a cooperative, respectful, and professional approach to conflict resolution.
Mark limits his practice to exclusively family law mediation, collaborative law matters, and limited legal services in the Santa Cruz, Monterey, and San Jose-South Bay areas.
Contact Mark to schedule a no-cost initial consultation either in person or by telephone.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2019|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2017|
|Top Attorneys in Sacramento||Sacramento Magazine||2016|
|Certified Specialist - Family Law||State Bar of California||2010|
|AmJur Award Constitutional Law||Southwestern Univ School of Law||1981|
|Attorney||Family Law Center||2007 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Santa Clara County Bar Association||Member||2019 - Present|
|Collaboratice Divorce Arbitration Mediation Professionals of Santa Cruz County||Member||2018 - Present|
|Santa Cruz County Bar Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|International Academy of Collaborative Professionals||Member||2006 - Present|
|Southwestern University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1983|
|McGeorge School of Law||Years 2 & 3||1983|
|Golden Gate University, San Francisco||MBA||1979|
|California St Univ Chico||BS - Bachelor of Science||1976|
|What Financial Planners Need to Know About Family Law||Family Law||2015|
|What CPAs Should Know About Family Law||Family Law||2015|
Posted by Jason
Thu Mar 28 2019
Posted by Aaron
Wed Feb 24 2016
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