Born in the Midwest, Mark was raised in the small rural town of Logan, Iowa. A natural communicator, Mark pursued and education in Journalism and English at the University of Iowa. Mark’s introduction to the legal field was as a child support enforcement specialist serving the Omaha, Nebraska area. There Mark developed a drive to assist clients with family law related issues. Mark brings a wide variety of experience and expertise to the firm, having a background in employment law, family law, mediation, criminal defense, criminal prosecution, estate planning, and municipal law. While in Atlantic, Iowa Mark worked simultaneously as the City Attorney for both Atlantic and Audubon, Iowa and as the Assistant Cass County Attorney. This was in addition to his private practice.
Mark’s favorite activities include spending time with his wife and three daughters. Mark has a wide range of interests including hiking, disc golf, and playing video games. He also aspires to learn how to fly fish and to become a Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner. He owns 7 pets (6 rescues), including three dogs, two cats and two guinea pigs. Mark is avid fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes.