Mark j Zanobini


55 Francisco Street, Suite 403
San Francisco, CA 94133-2115
phone (415) 392-8400
fax (415) 520-5998
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MARK J. ZANOBINI, born in San Francisco, was admitted to the California bar in 1985, the Texas bar in 1991, and the District of Columbia bar in 1993. Mr. Zanobini received his B.A. from UC Berkeley in 1982, and his J.D. degree from the University of San Francisco in 1985.

He has written articles on "A New Courthouse for San Francisco" and Personal Injury issues, including "Discovery in Seat Belt Litigation Cases" and "What You Should Know About Passive Restraint Litigation," and has lectured on "Legal Ethics...Making Your Way Through the Maze of Everyday Practice" and at the U.C. Davis Anesthesiology Conference.

Mr. Zanobini is on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association and is a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco, Alameda County and American Bar Associations, State Bar of California, State Bar of Texas, District of Columbia Bar, Consumer Attorneys of California, and American Association for Justice. He has also served as a Deputy District Attorney in Alameda County.

Areas of Practice
Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
Construction Law
Admiralty & Maritime Law
Transportation Law
Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
Premises Liability -- Plaintiff
Products Liability Law

Litigation Percentage
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions
California, 1985
Texas, 1991
District of Columbia, 1993
U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1985
U.S. Federal Courts, 1985

University of San Francisco School of Law, San Francisco, California, 1985 J.D.
University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 1982 B.A. Major: Political Science
College of San Mateo, San Mateo, California, 1980 A.A.

Published Works
A New Court House for San Francisco, The Trial Lawyer (SFTLA), Vol. 14, No. 2, Summer, 1994

Discovery In Seat Belt Litigation Cases, San Francisco Barrister, (BASF), Vol. 13, No. 12, December, 1994

What You Should Know About Passive Restraint Litigation, CAOC 34th Annual Convention, November, 1995

Past Employment Positions
Rouda, Feder, Tietjen & Zanobini, 1991 - 2009
King, Shapiro, Mittelman & Buchman, Associate, 1989 - 1991
Alameda County District Attorney's Office, Deputy District Attorney, 1985 - 1989
Office of the Attorney California General, 1985

Pro Bono Activities
Glide Memorial Church Legal Aid Clinic, 1995 - 1996



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Legal Research Department, San Mateo County Superior Court Redwood City, CA
Short-term Volunteer Attorney,September 2012-November 2012

California Appellate Project San Francisco, CA Law Extern August 2008-May 2009

Office of the Public Defender San Francisco, CA Certified Summer Law Intern May 2007-August 2007

Alexander Anolik, PLC San Francisco, CA Legal Assistant June 2002–January 2006

Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, CA Doctor of Jurisprudence, May 2009 Honors: CALI Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy, Fall 2007 Appellate Advocacy Competition, Semi-Finalist Dean's List, Fall 2007
Activities: Moot Court Board, Member
Publications: "Mandating Social Services For Exonerees In California: Model Legislation & Methods To Implement Services." California Commission on the Fair Administration of Justice,
December 4, 2007
Author: "The High Seas: Jurisdiction, Search and Seizure, and Criminal Procedure Practices of the United States." June 2007
Certificates: Criminal Law; Public Interest

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies and in Psychology, July 2004

Fluent in spoken and written Russian and Ukrainian.


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