Mark B. Comstock

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Salem, OR

Garrett Hemann Robertson, PC
 | 1011 Commercial NE, Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-743-8057
Fax: 503-581-5891
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007, 2011 - 2014, 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (50%),
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Schools & Education (10%)
Attorney Profile

Mark B. Comstock is a shareholder in Garrett Hemann Robertson P.C. Located in Salem, Oregon, he provides representation to financial institutions and other businesses throughout Marion County in several different areas. In his bankruptcy and creditors’ rights practice, he assists secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy, receivership and foreclosure actions, and he provides advice and counsel to clients in negotiating loan restructurings and workouts. Mr. Comstock has also represented debtors-in-possession that have filed for reorganization under Chapter 11.

Mr. Comstock has extensive business law experience, ranging from choice of entity to regulatory compliance to mergers and acquisitions, and he assists family-owned companies with their succession plans. He has represented public schools and school districts in a variety of matters, and he has a general civil litigation practice as well. His exceptional track record and high degree of ethics have earned Mr. Comstock a "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo, and he is AV Preeminent* peer-review rated through Martindale-Hubbell.

Majoring in psychology and history, Mr. Comstock attended the University of Oregon as an undergraduate, and he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in 1978. Remaining in the state, he enrolled at Willamette University College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1981. Mr. Comstock has been with Garrett Hemann Robertson P.C. for his entire career. Admitted to practice before all Oregon state courts, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

A member of the Council of School Attorneys of the National School Boards Association, Mr. Comstock is an active participant in several other organizations, including the Marion County Bar Association. He has served on the board of governors of the Oregon State Bar, and he sits on the Oregon Law Commission.

*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
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Civil Litigation (50%)

Business Litigation (40%)

Schools & Education (10%): Schools

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007, 2011 - 2014, 2018 - 2019

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About Mark Comstock

Admitted: 1981, Oregon

Professional Webpage: https://ghrlawyers.com/lawyer/mark-b-comstock/

Honors/Awards:

  • Award of Merit, Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Section, 1998
  • Carson Award for Service to the Marion County Bar Association, 2010
  • President's Membership Service Award, Oregon State Bar, 2010
  • Oregon Super Lawyers, 2007, 2011-2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • OSB, Litigation, Debtor/Creditor Section, Executive Committee, 1985-1991
  • OSB, Debtor/Creditor Section, Executive Committee, Treasurer, 1987-1988
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1983
  • OSB, Board of Governors, 2003-2006
  • Oregon Judicial Department, eCourt Steering Committee, eCourt Law and Policy Workgroup
  • OSB, Client Security Fund, 1988-1990
  • OSB, Local Professional Responsibility Committee, Chairman, 1998
  • OSB, Debtor/Creditor Section, Executive Committee, Chairman, 1989-1990
  • United States District Court for the District of Oregon, 1981
  • Oregon Law Commission, 2008-Present
  • OSB, Board of Bar Examiners, 1989-1992
  • OSB, Local Professional Responsibility Committee, 1994-1998
  • OSB, Litigation, Debtor/Creditor Section, Executive Committee, 1995-1997
  • Oregon State Bar, 1981
  • Oregon State Bar (OSB), OSB/OJD eCourt Implementation Task Force, Chair, 2010-Present
  • OSB, Board of Governors, Vice President, 2006
  • OSB, Practice and Procedure Committee, 1985-1988

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • MCBA, Editor of Bulletin, 1985-1988

Educational Background:

  • University of Oregon, B.A., 1978
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Office Location for Mark B. Comstock

1011 Commercial NE
Salem, OR 97301

Phone: 503-743-8057

Fax: 503-581-5891

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Last Updated: 2/12/2019

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