Mark Davis graduated in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Stanford University. While at Stanford, he was a four year starter on the baseball team and made two appearances in the College World Series. After graduation, Mr. Davis pursued a career in professional baseball for nine years. Mr. Davis played for the Chicago White Sox, California Angels and Milwaukee Brewers’ organizations. He reached the pinnacle of his career in 1991 when he played 8 days in the major leagues with the California Angels alongside his boyhood idol, and Hall of Famer, Dave Winfield.
In 1994, Mr. Davis retired from professional baseball and went to law school at the University of San Diego. He served as Student Body President in his final year of law school. He received his law degree in 1997 and went on to work as a deputy District Attorney in Riverside County until 2001. He was awarded one of Riverside County “Prosecutor of the Year” awards in 1999. He left the D.A.’s office in 2001 to work as a baseball agent for the sports marketing powerhouse, IMG. Mr. Davis left IMG in 2003 and opted to run his own law firm as a criminal defense attorney. For the last 9+ years, he has built a career representing noncitizen defendants in criminal court with a specific focus of trying to protect their immigration status. In 2006, he was recognized as a Southern California “Super Lawyer” by Los Angeles Magazine and a “Top Attorney” by Pasadena Magazine in 2010 and 2011. Mr. Davis is frequent panelist at the American Immigration Lawyers Association annual national conference on the proper representation of noncitizen defendants in criminal court. Mr. Davis lives and works in Pasadena, California.