Mark Geragos

Mark John Geragos is an ArmenianAmerican criminal defense lawyer. Clients that he has represented include Michael Jackson, actress Winona Ryder, politician Gary Condit, Susan McDougal and Scott Peterson. He was also involved in the Whitewater controversy. Geragos represented suspended NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield Paul and Kulbir Dhaliwal, two brothers injured after a tiger escaped in San Francisco Zoo and musician Chris Brown, who pleaded guilty in the assault of his then girlfriend Rihanna. In addition, he assisted the family of David Carradine during the investigation of his accidental autoerotic death. He is considered a celebrity lawyer.

Geragos was born in Los Angeles, California. He attended high school at Flintridge Preparatory School in La Canada, CA, and graduated with honors. He received his bachelors degree from Haverford College in 1979, double majoring in anthropology and sociology, and his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School in 1982. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1983. Currently, Geragos is the managing partner at The Law Offices of Geragos and Geragos, a 13person law firm in Los Angeles. Geragos handles criminal defense and civil litigation.

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