|NJ||License Administratively Revoked||1988||07/15/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Re-elected to Executive Committee||Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section||2016|
|Elected to Executive Committee||Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section||2013|
|Chair, committee commenting on statewide family law civil rules||King County Bar Association Family Law Section||2013|
|Plain Language Forms Workgroup||Administrative Office of the Courts / Washington State Access to Justice Board||2012|
|Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation||Washington State Bar Association||2010|
|Professional Mediation Skills Certificate||University of Washington School of Law||2010|
|Superior Court Commissioner Screening Panel||King County Bar Association||2008|
|Bench-Bar select committee to revise Family Law Local Rules||King County Superior Court||2004|
|Guardian ad Litem Training Certificate||King County Bar Association||1996|
|Underhill Scholarship||Backus School of Law, Case Western Reserve University||N/A|
|Attorney||Seattle Divorce Services||2006 - Present|
|Managing Attorney||King County Bar Association Family Law Mentor Program||2005 - 2005|
|President||Mark Alexander, P.S.||1993 - 2006|
|N/A||Bonneville, Viert, Morton & McGoldrick||1990 - 1993|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|King County Bar Association||N/A||1990 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section||Executive Committee 2013, 2015; Newsletter Editor 2015||1990 - Present|
|King County Bar Association||Chairman, Family Law Section||1997 - 1998|
|East King County Bar Association||N/A||1994 - 2006|
|South King County Bar Association||N/A||1990 - 1994|
|Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association||N/A||1990 - 1994|
|American Bar Association||N/A||1990 - 1993|
|Washington State Trial Lawyers Association||N/A||1990 - 1993|
|King County Bar Bulletin||State Bar Association Choices||2016|
|King County Bar Bulletin||A Dozen Family Law Tricks Before Trial||2014|
|King County Bar Bulletin||Service by Mail in Divorce After Ralph's Concrete||2012|
|King County Bar Bulletin||Child Support Table: Then and Still Then||2011|
|Washington State Trial Lawyers (WSTLA) Trial News||Business Expense Deductions for Support Purposes||1993|
|Case Western Reserve University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1979|
|Harvard College||English||A.B. with honors||1976|
|Mentor Program||Family Law||2017|
|Family Law Midyear||The UCCJEA: A Systematic Approach||2017|
|Plain Talk on Plain Language Issues||Seminar Chair||2016|
|Mentor Program||Family Law||2015|
|Family Law Changes||Seminar Chair||2015|
|Family Law Skills Training||Presenting Your Case - Do's and Don'ts of Family Law Motion Practice||2014|
|Mentor Program||Family Law||2013|
|Mentor Program||Family Law||2011|
|Parenting Plans||Decision Making and Dispute Resolution||2010|
|Mentor Program||Family Law||2009|
|New Hurdles to Enter Final Parenting Plans||Court Database Checks and Residential Time Summary Report||2007|
|Mentor Program||Family Law||2005|
|Mentor Program||Family Law||1999|
|Introduction to Law||Family Law Overview||1998|
Posted by anonymous
My ex and I used Mark twice, once to mediate our divorce and again later to address changes requested. I found him to be unreliable to interpret the actual law and mostly interested using a shallow emotional approach. If a point made by one party sounds 'good' or sounds politically correct, he seems to accept that without taking a deeper look at whether his decisions are actually fair and tenable. He went back on his own language from the first mediation to the later mediation when my ex asked, despite his own clause in the parenting plan to avoid so. Very disappointing.
Posted by anonymous
Mark helped me years ago with my initial divorce as well as with a more recent parenting plan modification initiated by my ex. Our case was by no means collaborative or friendly. A saving grace for the emotional tumult of family court is a calm and knowledgeable attorney. Mark is that and then some. He deescalated issues with the opposing party many times, guided me in non-emotional communications with my ex, and helped us, finally, to settle out of court. I definitely recommend Mark, hands down.
Posted by grazythalia
But in our case only the salary of my husband ex-wife is $25,000 a year, but along with her new husband they make $102,000 the same as my husband and I together.
But she claims in the papers court she only make $25.000 wage it.
How does this work? The judge only calculates the salary ex-wife or the judge calculates the salary of her along with her husband? And she ask for my husband to pay 85% and she 15%. How that''s work???
We are going to look for a good lawyer to help us. we want to pay for the college or preference communite college for the fist 2 years, but we don't want pay alone, we still have 3 more kids that will be at college in 1 year. What we do??
Sharon Blackford, Family Attorney
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
Mark is the voice of wisdom. He and I were opposing counsel on a divorce case, and I saw his practice style first hand. He demonstrated encyclopedic knowledge of the law, and was a tough advocate for his client. He never made an argument he couldn't back up, and the respectful tone of his arguments makes them even more powerful. He also never seems to have a "bad day," probably because he loves what he does. I ended up with tremendous respect for Mark by the time our case finished, and he has been a "go-to" guy for sound advice when I need it. I've been happy to refer clients to Mark, and endorse him wholeheartedly.