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Mark A. Serlin - Attorney at Law

Mark received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1982 and his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law, San Francisco in 1985. Thereafter, Mr. Serlin received his Masters in Economics from Cambridge University, United Kingdom in 1986.

Mr. Serlin began his legal career with the San Francisco firm of Feldman, Waldman & Kline in 1986, handling lending and real estate transactional work, as well as representing creditors, receivers, and bankruptcy trustees in commercial litigation and bankruptcy proceedings.

In 1991, Mr. Serlin moved to the Sacramento law firm of Burger & Flaherty, where he headed up the bankruptcy, commercial law and transactions practice areas of the firm. He left Burger & Flaherty with Michael Flaherty in 1993 to form Flaherty & Serlin, heading up the same practice areas for the new firm. Thereafter, Mr. Serlin operated as a solo practitioner for six years before forming Serlin & Whiteford, LLP, continuing in the areas of creditors' rights, commercial and business litigation, and commercial and real estate transactions.

 Mr. Serlin has regularly taught commercial collection courses for 15 years and is authorized to appear in all state and federal courts throughout the State of California. Also, Mr. Serlin has been admitted pro hac vice to litigate on behalf of clients in nearly all of the Western states.


California, 1985

All Federal U.S. District Courts in California, 1992


University of California at Berkeley, B.A., Economics, with honors, 1982

Hastings College of the Law, University of California, J.D., 1985

Cambridge University, United Kingdom, M.Phil., Economics, 1986

Memberships and Affiliations

Sacramento County Bar Association

State Bar Real Property and Commercial Law Sections

California Receivers Forum

Practice Areas

Creditors' Rights / Collections

Commercial Business Transactions


Real Estate Transactions

Creditors' Rights in Bankruptcy

Representative Clients

Union Bank, N.A.

JD2, Inc.

P: (916) - 446 - 0790

F: (916) - 446 - 0791

California Bar Profile State Bar # : 122155

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Our Practice


Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Workplace Harassment
  • Wrongful Death
  • Civil Settlements
  • Business Litigation
  • Environmental Litigaiton

Our Approach

At Law Firm, we specialize in bringing the law to your corner. We are dedicated to understanding what results you want and to helping you understand what actions we can take on your behalf. We will work with you every step of the way to make sure that you understand the choices you are making and feel empowered to make them.

A Team in Your Corner

Every morning, our legal team has a meeting to discuss our cases. This means that no matter who you go with in our firm, the expertise of the whole team weighs in on your case. 

Legacy of Success

Law Firm has been working together for 30 years and has a proven track record of success. We use that experience to help you down a path to the results you need. Check out our success stories, and then schedule your free phone consultation today.

Our Team

Lawyer #1


A graduate from Hastings, Lawyer #1 is our resident expert in business litigation. 

Lawyer #2


Coming to us from High Powered Firm NYC, Lawyer #2 brings a strong results-oriented background to our firm.

Paralegal #1


As our paralegal and office manager, Paralegal #1 will work directly with you to get you in contact with the services that you need.