Mark is a graduate of the University of Kansas. He earned his law degree in 1979 from the Washburn University School of Law and his Masters of Laws in Taxation degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City in 1984. He is rated A-V by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest peer rating for legal ability and ethical standards. Mark served as General Counsel for the Kansas Department of Revenue for seven years prior to joining the Firm. He is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court and U.S. Supreme Court as well as the state and federal courts of Kansas.
Mark is co-author with Bob Alderson of Chapter 4, “Operating Problems,” Kansas Corporation Law and Practice, Kansas Bar Association. He practices in the areas of tax, corporate and business law, probate, estate planning and appellate practice. He lectures frequently on state tax issues. Mark is a member of the Topeka and Kansas Bar Associations. He has previously served as Chair of the Topeka Bar Association’s Probate Committee. Mark also is an adjunct professor of law, teaching State and Local Taxation at Washburn University School of Law since 1997.