Barrister & Solicitor
Mark’s first love has always been music. He was the bass player in a local heavy metal band while attending
While Mark is an Alberta boy through-and-through, he enjoys travelling, having spent a year living in France during his undergrad. He continues to travel whenever he has the chance. He has played several instruments since he was young and continues to be
Drawn to the law for the opportunity to assist those in need, Mark has consistently shown a strong drive to volunteer, including running a political conference for high school students in Ottawa during his undergrad, volunteering with Student Legal Services while in law school, assisting with several political campaigns, acting as Provincial Court Civil Claims Duty Counsel during his articles, and volunteering with Edmonton Community Legal Clinic as a lawyer.
Mark prefers the challenges of litigation but as a child of divorce appreciates first-hand the effects court resolutions can have on a family. Successful at all levels of Alberta courts, Mark strives to employ the long-standing collaborative approach pioneered by Long Family Law Group LLP while still being a vigorous defender of his clients’ interests. He is working towards becoming a Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer, as he believes that not all cases need to be litigated. He will strive to achieve settlement wherever possible.