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Most important career lesson: Do the things you are passionate about.
The part of my job I do best is: give clients practical advice without legalese.
Family: Married, two children
Areas of practice: Child Welfare, Family, Mental Health/Probate
Education: B.A., History, UT-El Paso; J.D., Baylor University, School of Law
Bet you didn’t know: Coach, Cathedral High School, 1988 T.C.I. L. State Golf Champs
Another little known fact: Child Welfare Law Specialist certified by the ABA and National Assoc. of Counsel for Children
Is not good at: Playing courthouse politics
Culinary talent: Barbeque tri-tip beef with sauteed asparagus tips
What kind of car do you drive? 1972 Datsun 510
Community Involvement: AYSO soccer referee, Cub Scout Leader
Latest pursuit: Rediscovering model rockets with my sons
Favorite saying/quote: Choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil - Jerry Garcia
When they do the film about you, what actor should portray you? Dennis Leary
Memorable vacation: Kauai, Hawaii
If I had more time, I would: exercise
If you weren't an attorney, what profession do you think you would be in? I’d be a high school teacher and coach.
Mark works at Briggs & Associates PC in El Paso.
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