MARK E. CHIELPEGIAN
Juris Doctor - Dean's List - 1997
Santa Clara University School of Law
Bachelor of Science in Political Science - 1994
Santa Clara University
Mark focuses his law practice on civil litigation. He has considerable experience representing individuals and families in personal injury and wrongful death matters. He also represents individuals, small businesses and large entities in a variety of commercial disputes, including but not limited to breach of contract actions, unfair competition claims, employment disputes, dissolution proceedings, real estate matters and the like. Mark also handles litigated matters between trustees, beneficiaries and/or third parties relating to probate or trust administration proceedings.
Mark returned to Fresno to practice law with his father and brother in 2002. Previously, he worked as a civil litigation associate with McCormick, Barstow, Sheppard, Wayte & Carruth LLP in Fresno and Steyer Lowenthal Boodrookas Alvarez & Smith LLP in San Francisco. While in law school, Mark served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Eugene F. Lynch, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California and the Honorable Timothy S. Buckley, California Fifth District Court of Appeal.
Mark is admitted to practice before all courts of the State of California and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Mark is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Mark is a member of the State Bar of California, the Fresno County Bar Association and the Consumer Attorneys of California.
Mark and his wife Jennifer have two children: Elle and Anna.