Mark Randall Arend

Mark Randall Arend

Puyallup and Tacoma Divorce Lawyer
  • Divorce, Estate Planning, Family Law
  • Washington
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Summary

Over the course of his career, Mark Arend has filled the shoes of a businessman, a U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, and an attorney. Using his diverse vocational background, he helps clients facing high-tension, complex, and adversarial family law matters. Some of his practice areas include child custody, domestic violence, child support, relocation, high net worth divorce, and military family law.

Mark’s approach to family law is based on common sense, strong ethical standards, and the highest level of professionalism. His goal is simple: to “do better” for his clients than any other legal representative would do. Mark is a high skilled and experienced lawyer, with a strong background in difficult matrimonial law cases.

Education
National Institute of Trial Advocacy
Graduate (2009) | Trial Advocacy
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Seattle University School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Honors: The Order of Barristers - for excellence in trial advocacy.
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Leadership Institute
Graduate | Leadership and Sustainable Communities
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United States Air Force
Combat Pilot | Fighter Aircraft Operations
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Honors: Graduate: Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training
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University of Washington School of Law
B.A. | Psychology
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Honors: Francis "Doc" Powers Scholarship AFROTC Distinguished Graduate Selected for Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training
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Professional Experience
Senior Attorney
McKinley Irvin
- Current
Commissioner Pro Tempore
Pierce County Superior Court
- Current
Attorney at Law
McKinley Irvin, PLLC
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Attorney at Law
Nelson & Carver, P.S.
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Client-centered, professional, highly-effective representation. Counselling, negotiations, litigations, trials, appeals.
Law Clerk
Van Siclen, Stocks & Firkins
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Civil litigation.
Law Clerk
Smith Alling Lane
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Civil litigation.
President
The Arend Group
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National consultants in sales, sales operations, sales training, sales start-up, marketing, communications technologies, speech recognition technologies, call center technologies - serving customers of all sizes, including the Fortune 100.
Director - Enterprise Sales
Onvia
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Recruited and managed a new sales team selling online business intelligence about potential government contract spending to Fortune 1000 businesses.
Corporate Sales Manager
Verizon Call Center Services
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Global provider of communications solutions and system integration for Enterprise-Level Call Centers.
Regional Sales Manager
STAPLES Communications
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National provider of voice, data, and video communications solutions for customers of all sizes.
General Manager - Northwest
Convergent Communications
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National provider of voice, video, and data communications solutions for customers of all sizes.
Sales Manager
Terra Communications
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Regional provider of voice communications solutions.
Sales Executive
McCaw Cellular Communications
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National wireless communications provider.
Manager
StairMaster
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Worldwide provider of exercise equipment.
Fighter Pilot and Officer
United States Air Force
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Combat operations of fighter aircraft.
Speaking Engagements
The Economics of Business Disputes, Pierce County Network Meeting
Estate Planning Essentials, Edward Jones - Puyallup: Client Roundtable
Estate Planning Basics, South Hill Professionals
Estate Planning Essentials and Recent Changes in the Law, Business Luncheon
Certifications
Mediator
King County Dispute Resolution Center
Awards
Rising Star - Family Law
Superlawyers
Rising Star - Family Law
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Rising Star - Family Law
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Pro Bono Publico Honor Roll
Washington State Bar Association
Rising Star - Family Law
Superlawers
Rising Star - Family Law
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Rising Star - Family Law
Superlawyers
Pro Bono Service
Washington State Bar Association
Pro Bono Service
Washington State Bar Association
Pro Bono Service
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Pro Bono Service
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Invited Member
National Order of Barristers
Excellence in Trial Advocacy.
Professional Associations
MultiCare
Legacy Advisor's Council
- Current
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Washington State Bar Association
Continuing Legal Education Committee
- Current
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Washington State Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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The Honorable Robert J. Bryan American Inn of Court, Chapter XXV
Member, Executive Board Member
- Current
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Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
Member
- Current
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United States Automobile Association
Member
- Current
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Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
Convention Committee
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Pierce County Network
Member, President 2010-2012
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Washington State Bar Association
Home Foreclosure Legal Aid Project
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Washington State Bar Association
Rules of Professional Conduct Committee
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Cascade Vista Athletic Club (Youth Baseball)
Board of Directors
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Washington State Bar Association
Professionalism Committee
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Federal Bar Association - Western Washington
Ethics and Practice Committee
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Tacoma Pierce COunty Bar Association
Pro Bono Legal Clinic
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American Association for Justice
Member
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King County Bar Association
Member
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American Bar Association
Member
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Telecommunications Association - Washington
President, Board Member
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National Association of Purchasing Managers - Western Washington
Board Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
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Federal Circuit
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    VISA, MasterCard
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Set individually to meet our clients' needs.
Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Mark Arend
Website
Tacoma, WA Divorce Lawyer
Contact & Map
McKinley Irvin
1011 E Main
Suite 456
Puyallup, WA 98372
USA
Telephone: (253) 271-4605
McKinley Irvin
1201 Pacific Avenue
Suite 2000
Tacoma, WA 98402
USA
Telephone: (253) 256-1265