Richard D. Marks, Esq.


Richard D. Marks has over 40 years of broad based trial and litigation experience.  He continually obtains judgments in favor of his clients as well as favorable settlements.  He has extensive experience with respect to title insurance coverage, escrow and general real estate matters.  In addition, he advises title and escrow companies.  Richard has been engaged as an expert consultant and has qualified and testified multiple times at trial, deposition and arbitration in matters involving real property, title insurance and escrow.

Bar Admissions

U.S. District Court Central District of California
U.S. District Court Southern District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


University of California, Los Angeles (Cum Laude, 1973)

- B.A., Political Science

Southwestern Law School (J.D., 1976)

Professional Associations

State Bar of California

- Real Property Section

Los Angeles County Bar Association

- Title Insurance Subsection

- Co-Chair (1998 - 2000)
- Standing Committee Member
- Title Insurance Roundtable

- Dispute Resolution Committee

Ventura County Bar Association

- Real Property Section

California Escrow Association
California Land Title Association
Executives of San Fernando Valley
American Arbitration Association Panel Member

Speaker - Courses and Seminars

Professor (Adjunct) of Law, Southwestern Law School
Title Insurance Basics (Lorman Education Services)
Title Insurance Examination (Lorman Education Services)
Title Examination in California (Lorman Education Services)
Los Angeles Escrow Association - "Land Contracts and All-Inclusive Deeds of Trust"
California Dispute Resolution Council - "A View From the Other Side of the Table: Counsel Speaks"