Mark C. Vohr, JD, CPG
Mark Vohr joined Ohana in 2014, bringing with him extensive experience in the practice of elder law, guardianship, trust, probate, fiduciary duty and estate planning; and as a registered Guardianship and Probate Guardian ad Litem.
As Ohana’s Principal, Mark is responsible for general management of the company in concert with Nate Riensche, including supervision of employees, supervision of company administration, management of intake and referrals; and oversight, as authorized decision maker, of the performance of all duties as guardian, trustee, personal representative, and attorney-in-fact. As in-house counsel for Ohana, Mark represents the corporation in routine matters related to the performance of its fiduciary duties.
Mark received a B.A. degree in English with a Minor in Political Science and Public Law from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and his J.D. Degree from Albany Law School of Union University. Mark also has received advanced training in tax law from the University of Washington in their L.L.M-Tax program and advanced studies for a Masters in Business Administration. He obtained his certification as a professional guardian in 2014, after years of training presentations for the continuing education requirements of professional guardians.
As a practicing attorney, Mark published numerous articles for the Washington State Bar Association on Elder Law, Guardianship, Probate, Trust and Estate Dispute Resolution, and related litigation; and has been a frequent presenter at Washington State Bar Association Continue Legal Education programs. Samplings of Mark’s more recent publications and presentations include:
- October 22, 2010 6th Annual Probate Administration (Chapter 11.40/11.42 RCW – Claims Against the Estate.
- October 15, 2010 The 13th Annual Fall Elder Law Conference: Recognizing and Resolving Conflicts in Elder Law (Program Co-Chair/Caselaw Update)
- October 30, 2009 The Intersection of Family and Elder Law: Strategic Solutions (RCW 74.34 Abuse of Vulnerable Adults, Vulnerable Adult Protection Orders)
- September 18, 2009 The 12th Annual Fall Elder Law Conference: High Conflict Personalities in Elder Law (Program Co-Chair/Caselaw update)
- July 1, 2009 Protecting Vulnerable Adults: Tools for Planning and Litigation (Program Co-Chair)
- January 8, 2008 Estate Of Karnath – Background Of Fiduciary Duty
- September 12, 2008 Elder Law Study Panel (Fall 2008 Elder Law Conference Panel Member and CLE Co-Chair)
- July 5, 2007 Guardianships from Petition to GAL Report
- February 23, 2007 Final Words of Wisdom (2007 GAL Training Presentation)
- January 19, 2007 Essential of Elder Law: TEDRA & How to Protect Your Elder Clients (The Fundamentals of TEDRA: What it is and How it Works)
Mark has served in a number of community positions, including President of the Wallingford Chamber of Commerce, 1995-7, President of the University Lions Club 2003-4, Trustee of the University Lions Foundation 2003-4, Board Member and Legal Counsel for Deaf Connection, Board Member and Legal Counsel for the Wallingford Community Services Office, Board Member and Executive Committee member for the Ethnic Heritage Council, Volunteer for the King County Senior Services Center, and the King County VAPWA program.