Mark Wasser is currently an attorney serving California and the greater Sacramento County under his own practice, The Law Offices of Mark A. Wasser. Wasser obtained his undergraduate education from the University of California, Irvine. Shortly after, Wasser returned to school to earn his law degree from UC Hastings in San Francisco.

With over 36 years of experience in his legal career, Wasser’s resume of cases spans a wide variety of topics and subject matters in both California and Nevada, as he is admitted to practice in both state and federal courts in each. A quick scroll through his personal experience will reveal representation on behalf of close to half of the 58 California counties including, “special counsel to the City of Las Vegas for ten years” with many of those cases exceeding millions of dollars at stake. In addition, some of his more famous private clients include the McDonald’s Corporation, Clear Channel Advertising and Viacom/CBS Outdoor Advertising.

Outside of his work as an attorney, Wasser does his best to support the local community. Wasser graciously sponsored a budding artist during the 18th annual Sacramento Chalk Art Festival.

What does your job entail?

“My job includes representing clients, understanding their problems and communicating. I also do my best to try and resolve their problems through the judicial system.”

What parts of your job do you enjoy?

“I enjoy solving problems. I also enjoy figuring out a strategy towards a resolution.”

How has your education helped you in your current position?

“My education helped prepare me for my job. Many years of experience doing the job has been almost as important.”

Do you have any advice for someone wanting to seek a similar career?

“Get a good education with an emphasis in reading and writing and be curious about the world around you.”

Paulo Acoba is a California native raised in the Bay Area and living in the Central Valley. He enjoys distance running, cycling and grassroots motorsports. He holds a degree in management from the University of California Merced. Paulo has been writing for Examiner.com since 2012 and covering the Fresno area.