Mark E. Tomlinson is an attorney with experience in a broad range of practice areas. He graduated magna cum laude from Biola University with a Bachelor of Music in 2011 and received his Juris Doctor upon graduating from the Pepperdine University School of Law in 2014. During law school, Mark placed as a semi-finalist in the First-Year Moot Court Competition and later served as literary citation editor for the Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship, and the Law, for which he has also published an article.
Prior to his admission to the State Bar of California in 2015, Mark was employed as a law clerk for the London office of ACI Worldwide, where he drafted and reviewed payment systems contracts between ACI and other multinational companies, including Apple Inc., Deutsche Bank, Barclays, and others. Mark also worked at the Los Angeles office of Gaumont International Television, where he reviewed contractual agreements for actors, directors, and other production personnel, and managed production binders for various series.
Mark began his professional career at the Law Offices of Michael R. Kilpatrick, where he represented clients in a variety of family law, civil law, and criminal law matters. Mark served as treasurer of the Family Law Section of the Kern County Bar Association in 2016 and participates in various events in connection with the Kern County Bar Association and the Young Lawyers Section of the KCBA. Mark is also a frequent volunteer at First United Methodist Church, where he plays the guitar and the trumpet.