Qualifications

Mark’s Qualifications

Mark’s diverse background and demonstrated commitment to the community make him well qualified to serve as a Circuit Court Judge for Milwaukee County. Here’s why:

  • Mark has served the community for the past 14 years as an Assistant District Attorney with the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office where he has prosecuted thousands of cases keeping our community safe from violent offenders, drug dealers, and other criminals.
  • Mark presently works as a Community Prosecutor moving him outside the walls of the courthouse and putting him directly in touch with members of the community working to solve neighborhood problems.
  • Mark has extensive courtroom and litigation experience having litigated hundreds of motions and trials in his career.
  • Mark is a former civil litigator at Quarles & Brady LLP, one of Milwaukee’s most distinguished and respected law firms, where he handled complex civil litigation cases.
  • Mark has been responsible for critical judgment calls in thousands of criminal matters that directly impacted the safety of both individuals and the community at large.
  • Mark has worked with hundreds of victims of crime to ensure their needs are addressed and their perpetrators are brought to justice.
  • Mark worked in the Milwaukee Metropolitan Drug Enforcement Unit where he prosecuted drug offenses, oversaw complex criminal investigations, and helped make communities safer by ridding neighborhoods of drug dealers and violent offenders.
  • Mark’s experience in Milwaukee County’s juvenile justice system reviewing and prosecuting juvenile delinquency cases gave him firsthand knowledge about Milwaukee’s troubled youth and their needs.
  • Mark has demonstrated leadership ability having supervised teams of prosecutors in cases ranging from drug offenses, armed robbery, drunk driving, and crimes of violence.
  • Mark is on the faculty of the National College of District Attorneys and has taught trial advocacy skills to prosecutors from around the country.
  • Mark has lectured at national law enforcement conferences on the issue of drug-related prosecutions.
  • Mark has provided training to local law enforcement agencies on search and seizure procedures and techniques.
  • Mark graduated cum laude from Marquette University Law School in 1993 where he finished in the top 10% of his class and was a member of the Marquette Law Review.