Mark Bortner attended Gibbs High School, received his B.A. in International Affairs from the University of South Florida and, in 1996, earned his J.D. from the University of Miami.For 16 years, Mark worked with a small St. Petersburg law firm, where he handled business and employment litigation. During this time, he handled a wide variety of disputes and trials concerning non-compete agreements, contract interpretation, fraud, conversion, civil theft, trademarks, defamation, minimum wage and overtime, unpaid commissions, wrongful termination, harassment and discrimination. Mark’s work included all aspects of a dispute, from pre-litigation strategy and negotiations, to litigation and mediation, to post-trial motion practice, and even to appeals, all of which was performed in Florida State and Federal Courts.
Mark is a member of the Florida Bar, the Pinellas County Chiropractic Society, the Pinellas Park Chamber of Commerce, the Pinellas Park Medical District and is admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mark’s extensive background with civil litigation allows him to provide the experience and wisdom that you need to understand the legal process and achieve the result you desire.
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