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Mark Krasner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in La Jolla, CA

Blanchard, Krasner & French
800 Silverado Street, 2nd Floor
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: 858-257-4490
Fax: 858-551-2434
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 1981
Practice Areas: Family Law, Business/Corporate, Tax: Business
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

Co-founder of Blanchard, Krasner & French, APC, Mark Krasner represents the people of Reno and San Diego in the legal areas of trust and estate planning, real estate, financial institutions, family law, civil litigation and business law. For his commitment to legal ethics and professional accomplishments, he earned the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Krasner graduated summa cum laude from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Science in accounting before obtaining his Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego, School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude. Admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Northern Districts of California, and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and by the Washington, D.C., bar, the New York bar and the California bar, he is also a certified public accountant in Nevada and California.

An engaging speaker and valued legal professional, Mr. Krasner is a member of the American Academy of Attorney-CPAs, Noticed (formerly the Expert Network), IR Global, the Estate Planning Council, the California Society of CPAs, The American Institute of CPAs, the La Jolla Bar Association, the San Diego County Bar Association, the Foothills Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is a board member of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.

Actively involved in the community, Mr. Krasner serves on the board for the Jolla Village Merchants Association, the Big Brother Big Sister of Northern Nevada and the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northern Nevada. He is passionate about his work with the San Diego Opera, the San Diego Zoo, Jewish Family Services, Scripps Memorial Hospital, the Nevada Art Museum, Promises 2 Kids and the Domestic Violence and Awareness Program of the YWCA of San Diego County.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Family Law
  • 30%Business/Corporate
  • 30%Tax: Business
Focus Areas

Business Formation and Planning, Business Organizations


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022

About Mark Krasner

First Admitted: 1981, California

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Bar Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • La Jolla Bar Association
  • Foothills Bar Association
  • American Academy of Attorney-CPAs
  • The American Institute of CPAs
  • California Society of CPAs
  • California Bar
  • New York Bar
  • Washington, DC Bar
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court  

Educational Background

  • San Diego State University, BS Accounting, Summa Cum Laude

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board Member, Big Brother Big Sister of Northern Nevada
  • Board Member, Jolla Village Merchants Association
  • Board Member, Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern Nevada
  • Jewish Family Services
  • Nevada Art Museum
  • Promises 2 Kids
  • San Diego Opera
  • San Diego Zoo
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital
  • YWCA of San Diego County (Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention)  

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Published:  Executive Spotlight “Top Lawyers:  The Secrets to Their Success,” Worldwide Publishing
  • Speaker: “Due diligence and Other Concerns in Mergers and Acquisitions,” CPA/Law Forum Seminar
  • Speaker: “Tax, Estate and Succession Planning,” co-sponsored with American Express/IDS
  • Speaker: “Tax-Free Exchanges,” Chicago Title Seminar
  • Speaker: “Forms of Business Organization,” Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)
  • Speaker: “Partnerships,” Continuing Education of the Bar
  • Speaker: “Tax Planning for Business Owners,” Merrill Lynch Conference
  • Speaker: “Mergers & Acquisitions,” National Law Foundation
  • Speaker: “Recent Tax and Other Developments,” Foothills Bar Association
  • Speaker: “Recent Developments in California Family Law,” National Law Foundation
  • Speaker: “Retirement Planning,” National Law Foundation

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Martindale Hubbel AV ranking. Highest Ranking Awarded

Special Licenses/Certifications


  • Best Lawyer in La Jolla, La Jolla Village News, 2009
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rated preeminent
  • Top Attorneys in San Diego
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Office Location for Mark Krasner

800 Silverado Street
2nd Floor
La Jolla, CA 92037

Phone: 858-257-4490

Fax: 858-551-2434

Last Updated: 1/26/2022

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