Mark Fickes is a partner at Cannata O’Toole Fickes & Olson. He began practicing law in 1995 and has tried dozens of civil and criminal cases to verdict in state and federal courts. Mr. Fickes has litigated diverse issues, including land use disputes, class actions, legal and accounting malpractice and fraud, shareholder disputes, breach of fiduciary duty and other commercial disputes. Mark Fickes also has experience litigating cases under the federal civil rights statute, 42 U.S.C. section 1983.
Mr. Fickes has served as a member of the Alameda County Court Appointed Attorneys Program and provided legal defense to individuals charged with crimes when the Alameda County Public Defender is unable to provide representation due to a conflict of interest. He is also a regular faculty member for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, teaching in the Deposition and Trial programs.
Mr. Fickes was born in San Francisco, California. He is married with two children. Mr. Fickes has served as President of Temple Beth Abraham in Oakland, Vice President of the Board of Trustees of Contra Costa Jewish Day School, and more recently, he served a member of the Claremont Middle School Parent Teachers Association.