Mark D. Kimball
Firm:
MDK Law
Phone:425-455-9610
Address: 777 108th Avenue NE, Suite 2000
Bellevue, WA 98004

Membership: Washington State Bar Association , New York State Bar Association
University: University of Washington, B.A., 1979; University of Washington, Ph.D., Tax Policy, University of Washington, J.D., 1982; University of Washington, LL.M., Tax Law, 2004
Admitted: 1983, Washington; 1985, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington; 1985, U.S. Supreme Court; 2005, New York; 2011, U.S. Tax Court
Biography: Bellevue, Washington Business Lawyer Mark Kimball has had an award-winning established Business Law practice on the Eastside -- serving Bellevue, Seattle and surrounding areas -- for more than thirty years, emphasizing corporate, commercial, contract, property and tax law. Since 2003, Mark has held Martindale’s highest possible rating: “AV-Preeminent” and is rated a perfect 10/10 by AVVO. Additionally, Washington CEO Magazine has awarded Mark its "Top Business Lawyers" rating in Corporate and Tax Law, and Seattle Met Magazine has awarded Mark its "Top Lawyers" Award. Business services include incorporations and the formation of limited liability companies, contracts concerning commercial, property and business transactions, representation of condominium developers and homeowners associations, and consulting in matters involving state, federal and international taxation. Clients include software development companies, computer hardware manufacturers, restaurants, real estate holding and property management companies, political campaign organizations, and a variety of small, medium and large businesses. Mark received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree and a post-doctoral L.L.M. degree in Taxation from the University of Washington, and has been working toward a Ph.D. in Tax Policy Studies. Mark has served on the faculties of legal education, research and academic conferences in Washington, the United States, Europe and Latin America. Mark is also a member of the National Business Institute's Tax and Corporate faculties and teaches frequent CLE courses to attorneys, accountants and real estate professionals. He has instructed Business Law, is an Adjunct Faculty Member in the College of Law at Europe's Etvos Lorand University and at Masaryk University, and has also served as an expert witness in Superior Court proceedings involving corporate law, limited liability companies, and taxation. Credited and current publications include the Oregon Revised Statutes Annotated, as Contributing Legal Editor, and "Context & Structure: Historical Institutionalism and Analysis of Cuba's Economic & Legal Reforms". Mark was appointed to serve as a Law Examiner (Bar Examiner) by the Washington State Bar Association Board of Governors, and since 2003 has held Martindale's highest possible rating: "Preeminent Legal Ability; Highest Ethical Standards." Mark also hosted a weekly radio show examining legal, political and other issues on KKNWE Certifications Board Certified Professional Guardian (B.C.P.G.) Professional associations and memberships Washington State Bar Association New York State Bar Association Midwest Political Science Association Academy of Political Science U.S. Supreme Court Bar U.S. Federal District Court Bar U.S. Tax Court.Recent Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses taught by Mark Kimball to other attorneys, accountants and business professionals include:• National Business Institute CLE Course - 2015 - LLC, S-Copr or Inc.?; Ethical traps of the LLC - Tops LLC Mistakes to Avoid in everyday business practices. • National Business Institute CLE Course - 2015 Indemnification Disputes in Real Estate Leasing, Repair Maintenance Disputes; Is the Right Party Paying? • National Business Institute CLE Course - 2014 Drafting and Issuing Title Commitment; Ethical Considerations. • National Business Institute CLE Course - September 2014 Sales and Use Tax in Washington • National Business Institute CLE Course - July 2014 Construction Disputes: Effective (and Practical) Legal Negotiation Strategies • National Business Institute CLE Course - July 2014 Title Workshop: From Examination to Commitment • National Business Institute CLE Course - June 2014 Tax Exempt Organizations From Start to Finish • National Business Institute CLE Course - December 2013 Illustrated Ethics: Case Studies to Avoid Legal Malpractice • National Business Institute CLE Course - September 2013 Business Tax Planning Guide • National Business Institute CLE Course - August 2013 Advanced Legal Issues in Real Estate • National Business Institute CLE Course - June 2013 Retail, Office and Restaurant Leases: Key Provisions and Warranties •Organizations-in-Compliance/Live-Seminar 2012• National Business Institute CLE Course - December 2012 Tax Exempt Organizations From Start to Finish • National Business Institute CLE Course - November 2012 Attorney's Guide to Managing Clients • National Business Institute CLE Course - November 2012 Resolving Title Issues: From Surveys and Liens to Restrictions and Authority • The Impact of Sarbanes-Oxley and the Era of Corporate Governance on Nonprofit Organizations How to Keep Tax-Exempt Organizations in Compliance