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ark Vovos was born in Chicago, Illinois and graduated from Mount Carmel High School in 1959. He received an athletic scholarship to St. Ambrose College for football and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in political science in 1963. He attended the University of Arizona and graduated cum laude from Gonzaga School of Law receiving a JD in 1968. 

He is the past president of the Washington State Bar Association Criminal Law Section and has served on that committee for over 35 years, which deals with legislation and matters that affect the criminal law in the State of Washington. 

He has been an adjunct professor at Gonzaga School of Law since 1977, teaching litigation conduct and dispute resolution. He makes his home in Spokane, Washington, with his family and three dogs. 


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. Litigation: 20%
  3. Family: 10%
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
  5. Appeals: 10%

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  • Dean Tze-Ming Chuang

    I endorse this lawyer. If I were ever in trouble, I would hire Mark in a heartbeat. He is top notch.


    Dean Chuang Speeding and traffic ticket Attorney
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  • Kim E Hunter

    I endorse this lawyer. Mark Vovos is an unbelievable force in the criminal defense community. He is a solid advocate for his clients, while truly caring about them. His knowledge of the laws of the state of Washington is unsurpassed. His dedication to his community and his participation in activities to better our world are impressive. He gets my highest endorsement.


    Kim Hunter DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Mark Edmund Vovos, P.S.

Delphi Building
1309 W Dean Avenue,Suite 100
Spokane, WA, 99201-2018

1309 West Dean Ave #100
Spokane, WA, 99201



IDAuthorized to practice law200207/12/2016
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Micheal J. Hemovich AwardFederal Bar Association of the Eastern District of Washington1994
William O. Douglas AwardWashington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Spokane County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMemberN/A
American College of Trial LawyersMemberN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1968
St Ambrose UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1963
University of Arizona College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A