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Mark D. Potter

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Firm Name
Potter Handy, LLP
Address
8033 Linda Vista Road
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#200
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San Diego, CA 92111

Website
https://www.potterhandy.com
Areas of Practice
ADA Law, Civil Rights, Class Action/Mass Torts, Employment & Labor, Sexual Abuse Litigation
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8033 Linda Vista Road, San Diego, CA, USA
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-117.1538878
Bio
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Mark D. Potter received his bachelor’s degree from California State University, Sacramento and earned a Juris Doctor from McGeorge School of Law. He has handled scores of successful trials and appeals in state and federal courts. Mr. Potter is a recognized authority in the area of disability rights and has been consulted by judges and interviewed on CNN. He is the former secretary of the Californians for Disability Rights, Chapter Number One, and a board member of the prestigious Southern California Rehabilitation Services for Independent Living. Mark has traveled throughout California lecturing about the rights and obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act and related state laws.

In addition to disability rights litigation, Mr. Potter has focused heavily on employee rights, housing rights, consumer rights, birth injury and personal injury as it pertains to persons with disabilities.

Mr. Potter is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in California and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, California Employment Lawyers Association, Consumer Attorneys of California, and Consumer Attorneys of San Diego. In addition to having successfully litigated over 2000 disability cases, of which more than 150 have resulted in published opinions from state and federal appellate courts, Mr. Potter has published many articles.
Practice Summary
Practice Overview
Potter Handy, LLP is a leading law firm due to its extraordinary record of precedent-setting cases. While Potter Handy’s advocacy has resulted in hundreds of published opinions, there is a score of such cases that wield tremendous influence. These cases - many of first impression - have shaped constitutional standing issues, damages analysis, the proper construction and interpretation of civil rights statutes and a variety of other hot-topic issues, and have been cited to by trial and appellate courts on more than 10,000 occasions. Potter Handy takes cases to judgment on average more than once a month. Opposing attorneys should know that if they do not offer a fair settlement to a client of Potter Handy, they are dealing with a law firm that won’t hesitate to seek full recovery for its client in trial and that it will effectively defend any appeal filed by the defendant. Potter Handy challenges any firm to compare its litigation history with Potter Handy’s.
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Mark D. Potter - Potter & Handy, LLP
Mark D. Potter - Potter & Handy, LLP 8033 Linda Vista Road, Ste 200, San Diego, CA 92111

4.87 out of 5 stars

Shirley

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 years ago

Not too long ago, some of the businesses in my community had barriers in their facilities which excluded people, like myself, with disabilities (mobility impairments) from accessing goods and services. After contacting, consulting, and hiring Mark, positive results soon followed: those shameful...

Larry

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 years ago

Did you hear the one about the lawyer that you can actually like? I didn't think so. Well, probably because you have not heard of Mark Potter and his incredible team. Lots of lawyers claim to be fighting for you, but most all of them are just fighting to get some extra padding in their wallet. Mark,...

Mario

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 years ago

The Law Offices of Potter/Handy is hands down the best employment lawyer in San Diego. My case was complicated and required a ton of research, preparation and back and forth communication with a huge law firm that did everything possible to delay the case and make both of our lives difficult. In the...

Robert

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 years ago

Mr. Potter took on very difficult ADA related case on my behalf. He and his staff thoroughly reviewed the information I supplied. Upon review, Mr. Potter took the case and won. Corrections were made, and I accepted an offer in consideration. I think the business involved, will be more inclined to...

Yolanda

4 out of 5 stars

posted 4 years ago

I thought the Potter Handy lawfirm were very helpful and pleasant to work with. I believe they went above being helpful, when Mark Potter and another gentleman came to my place and picked me up. They were and still, understanding as I am going through difficult times.

GILLY

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 years ago

Mark has helped me over the years with several ADA accessibility cases - his knowledge is extensive and in one mediation the mediator asked the other party's lawyers "if they know who they're dealing with because he's the best ADA lawyer in the country......" We won that case! If you have an ADA...

Amy

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 years ago

Mark Potter was successful in my ADA case, my kids school was not compliant in their football stadium seating area making it impossible to view activities performed while sitting in a wheelchair from the ground level. Mark was the first attorney I have ever worked with. He was compassionate, detail...

William

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 years ago

I've worked with Mark Potter for a few years and am pleased to highly recommend him and his law firm. He has a wealth of ADA legal knowledge and experience (as do his attorneys and staff). I have a sense of comfort when being represented by Mark Potter and his company, because I know I'm in good...

FRANCISCO DUARTE

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 years ago

I am a wheelchair user, I sent Complaints to him regarding the rights for disable people like me, and I can say that he is doing the right job for people with disabilities, The complaints I've been sent to him has been fixed the way they should be, as a person is also excellent because he treat...

John

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 years ago

Mark and his team helped our family with a very difficult case involving employment. They listened to the facts, researched case law and found a way to present our case in the best light, which led to unexpected and very positive results. We were impressed by their professionalism and creativity and...