- Bachelor of Business Administration, 2007, Cum Laude, University of the Incarnate Word
- Juris Doctorate, 2015, South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
Admitted to Practice:
- State Bar of Texas, 2016
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Professional Organizations (Present & Former):
American Association for Justice (AAJ) Member
Texas Trial Lawyer’s Association (TTLA) Member
Houston Trial Lawyer’s Association (HTLA) Member
Board Member – Alzheimer’s Association – Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter
Board Member – Temenos Community Development Corporation
Julian for the Future Finance Committee Member
South Texas College of Law Houston Young Alumni Council Member
Mark grew up along the United States-Mexico border in Brownsville, Texas. He earned a business degree with a concentration in international business from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. After college, Mark spent several years managing the supply chain of a nationwide furniture company.
For law school, Mark attended South Texas College of Law Houston. During his time there, he received a Cali Award for making the highest grade in his Civil Pretrial Advocacy class. He was also a semifinalist in two mock trial competitions and received a Top 10 Appellate Brief Award in the Leroy Jeffers Moot Court Tournament.
As a third-generation lawyer, Mark is passionate about fighting for individuals against large companies who value profit over people. He has civil litigation experience in several practice areas, including personal injury, employment, and family law. Mark is an active member of several trial lawyer associations as well as his law school’s Young Alumni Council.
After losing his grandmother to Alzheimer’s, Mark got involved in the effort to find a cure for the disease. He serves as a board member of the Alzheimer’s Association – Houston and Southeast Texas Chapter and is a chair of the Houston Walk to End Alzheimer’s. As an ambassador for the 29th Congressional district, Mark meets with members of Congress to advocate and garner support for Alzheimer’s research funding.
Mark is also a proud board member of Temenos Community Development Corporation, a nonprofit organization that provides affordable housing and support services to Houston’s homeless population.