Mark A. Easter

Partner

Tel: (951) 826-8237

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At a Glance

Mark focuses on public agency acquisitions, including eminent domain and inverse condemnation litigation.

He represents cities, counties, school districts, special districts, water districts, transportation agencies and housing authorities.

Mark is a member of the Inland Empire Chapter of the International Right of Way Association.

Mark Easter’s practice focuses on public agency acquisitions, including eminent domain and inverse condemnation litigation. Mark is a partner in the Riverside office and leader of BB&K’s Eminent Domain practice group. He represents public agencies throughout California on a wide variety of public acquisitions, including projects for cities, counties, school districts, special districts, water districts, transportation agencies and housing authorities.

Mark is a member of the Inland Empire Chapter of the International Right of Way Association, an organization devoted to excellence in all aspects of public right-of-way work, including legal issues related to eminent domain and inverse condemnation litigation. He frequently writes articles for the IRWA and speaks at their IRWA seminars.

Mark has significant experience in substandard housing and commercial building litigation, including litigation under California Business & Professions Code section 17200 and Health & Safety Code section 17980.7. He is one of the most experienced attorneys in California on Health & Safety Code section 17980.7 receiverships, and speaks at seminars throughout the state on receiverships.

Mark is active in the Riverside County Bar Association. He has been involved in the Riverside County High School Mock Trial Competition since 1994, and has been an attorney coach for the Woodcrest Christian Mock Trial team since 2004. He is admitted to practice law in the State of California.

Education

  • University of California, Davis School of Law, J.D.
  • University of La Verne, B.A., magna cum laude
  • “New Hurdles for Public Agencies: Accessing Property May Now Require Eminent Domain Actions,” PublicCEO, April 10, 2014
  • "Pre-Condemnation Entry Statues Found Unconstitutional,” BB&K Legal Alert, March 18, 2014