Mark-Rafferty-EsqArea of Practice:
Home Owners Assn., Civil Litigation

Contact Information:
Mark R. Raftery
Epsten Grinnell & Howell APC
10200 Willow Creek Road, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92131
Tel: (858) 527-0111
Email: mraftery [at]

Mark Raftery received his B.A. in political science from the University of California, Santa Barbara, with highest honors at graduation in 1978. He obtained his law degree from the University of California, Davis, School of Law in 1981. During law school, Mark served as Associate Managing Editor of the U.C. Davis Law Review. He was also named Outstanding Oral Advocate in the Neumiller Moot Court competition. After law school, Mark served as a judicial clerk for the Hon. Donald Burnett, Jr., of the Idaho Court of Appeals.

Joining Epsten Grinnell & Howell in 2007, Mark offers more than twenty years of experience in the areas of real estate and construction, construction defect, and commercial litigation. He has successfully tried numerous jury and bench trials, arbitrations, and administrative proceedings. Active in the community, Mark is a Director and former President of the Foothills Bar Association in El Cajon. He has served on the Board of Management of the East County Family YMCA since 2003. In addition, he is an Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop 959, Boy Scouts of America (San Carlos), and an active participant in Mt. Helix Toastmasters, a club devoted to improving leadership qualities and public speaking skills in adults.

Mark is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of California, the San Diego County Bar Association, Association of Business Trial Lawyers, and the Consumer Attorneys of San