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A trial lawyer who will work for you!

Mark H. Bluver, Esquire


Professional Overview

Attorney Mark H. Bluver serves as Senior Trial Counsel to Weiner & Lange, P.C., and concentrates his practice in the resolution of business disputes, employment litigation, commercial litigation, and criminal defense.

Between 1994 and 2009 he was Senior Trial Counsel at Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin in Springfield, MA. He has tried criminal cases in the district court, civil rights cases in Federal District Court, complex civil cases in the Superior Court, the United States Bankruptcy Court, Federal District Court and at the MCAD.  In 2005, in conjunction with the Innocence Project, he represented the first Massachusetts plaintiff exonerated by DNA to receive civil compensation for his wrongful conviction.  Prior to private practice, he was the supervising attorney in the Springfield office of the Attorney General.


 

Education

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University

Honors:

   Magna Cum Laude

        Cardozo Law Review

George Washington University

    Bachelor of Arts, 1970


 

Professional Experience

        Of Counsel Weiner & Lange, P.C.

         Shareholder, 1996 to 2009, Shatz, Schwartz and Fentin, P.C.; Of Counsel, 1994 to 1996

         Assistant Attorney General, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1991 to 1994

         Supervising Attorney, Springfield Office of the Attorney General of Massachusetts

         Associate, Cahill, Gordon & Reindel, 1987 to 1991

         Prior to attending law school, Mark ran a professional theater company specializing in the creation of original scripts for young people. He was a frequent lecturer and performer at the Kennedy Center for the Arts, The Detroit Art Institute and various international theater festivals.


 

Admitted

         1988, New York, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

         1989, U.S. Court of Appeals First, Second and Sixth Circuit

         1992, Massachusetts and U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts


 

Professional Memberships

         Massachusetts and American Bar Associations

         Massachusetts Trial Lawyers Association


 

Teaching Experience

In addition to trial work, Mark has trained many young lawyers in trial advocacy. For the past 15 years, he has taught trial advocacy at the Cardozo School of Law during the January term. Mark remains deeply committed to improving the skills of lawyers who try cases, as well as improving the general civility of the bar. To that end, Mark has recently become active in the Inns of Court, an organization dedicated to improving the relationship between the Bench and the Bar.

 


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