Biography

Mark D. Eastburn joined Eastburn and Gray in 2018. His broad practice includes criminal defense, litigation, land use and zoning law, real estate, wills trusts and estates, and municipal law. Mark has successfully handled the following matters on behalf of his clients:

Criminal defense: felony and misdemeanor offenses, juvenile defense, probation and parole violations, traffic and non-traffic citations, summary appeals, and expungements.

Litigation: landlord-tenant actions, real estate and property disputes, and construction litigation cases before Judges and arbitration panels.

Land Use and Zoning: applications for variances, conditional uses, and special exceptions before zoning hearing boards and municipal governing bodies.

Real Estate: document preparation and review in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Wills Trusts and Estates: estate administration and probate.

Municipal Law: right-to-know requests on behalf of private and municipal clients.

Mark frequently utilizes the courtroom skills and experience that he developed as an Assistant District Attorney in Bucks County, where he worked for three years before joining Eastburn and Gray, in all areas of his practice. He enjoys meeting new clients and addressing their legal needs from a cost-effective, strategic and compassionate vantage point.

Memberships

Mark is a member of the Bucks County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He is also a member of the Criminal Law section of the Bucks County Bar Association.

Since 2015, he has been a member of the Bucks County American Inns of Court. The purpose of the group is to meet routinely to discuss matters of ethics, skills and professionalism.

Mark currently serves as conflict counsel in Bucks and Montgomery Counties where he is court appointed to represent indigent criminal defendants.

Bar Admission

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; Supreme Court of New Jersey; and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Education

Mark received his law degree from St. John’s University School of Law in New York and his B.A. in Economics from Fairfield University in Connecticut.

Honors and Awards

  • Selected by peers for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine, 2020
  • St. John’s Law Pro Bono Service Award Recipient for completing over 500 pro bono hours.

Clerkship Experience

Between 2014 and 2015, Mark served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Jeffrey L. Finley, Judge of the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas.

Volunteer and Community Work

  • Member, Board of Directors, Aldie Foundation, 2019 – present
  • Assistant Coach, Men’s Lacrosse, Pennridge School District, 2019 – present

Personal Data

Mark is a native of and presently resides in Doylestown. He is a grandchild third removed from the founder of Eastburn and Gray. When he is not practicing law, he enjoys biking and playing basketball.

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