Mark Kramer

Mediate to Success

Bend, Oregon 97701


Accident, Child Custody, Civil Rights, Contract, Co-Parenting, Divorce, Divorce Modification and Enforcement, Family, Family Law, Grandparent Rights, Legal Separation, Marital Property, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury

I am an attorney-mediator. Prior to my mediation practice, I specialized in family law and civil litigation - including personal injury, civil rights, and employment cases - for more than 40 years. As a skilled litigator recognized throughout Oregon, I have helped thousands of clients reach fair and reasonable settlements.

The key to settling your legal problems without the time, expense, and anxiety of a trial is to know the law and what is likely to happen in the courtroom. I have litigated hundreds and settled thousands of cases and will use my substantial experience to help you successfully mediate your case.

I have extensive experience in family law issues including:

  • Divorce
  • Separation
  • Asset and debt division
  • Custody and parenting time
  • Child and spousal support
  • Grandparent and psychological parent disputes with biological parents

I serve as a pro-tem judge for the Multnomah County Circuit Court. As co-counsel for the Oregon State Judiciary Committee and in private practice, I drafted family law legislation that is now Oregon law. I am is the author of several articles about family law and a frequent speaker on the subjects of grandparent and psychological parent rights.

I have completed a 40-hour mediation training through Clackamas County Resolution Services; 40 hours of Advanced Mediation Training through Multnomah County Family Resolution Services and further training through I am a member of the Oregon Mediation Association and the Oregon Academy of Family Law Practitioners. I cofounded the Domestic Relations Alliance of Mediators and Attorneys.

I received a 2023 Martindale-Hubbell ® Peer Review Rating of "Very High" in both "Legal Ability" and "Ethical Standards".

I graduated with honors from Cornell University and my law degree from Northeastern University. I am married to a retired Licensed Clinical Social Worker and have two adult sons. When not mediating, I am an avid cyclist and a yoga enthusiast. I am a member of the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble (, whose mission is to spur the commission and performance of original jazz works in Portland and beyond.

Welcome to Mediate to Success, where we provide a safe and supportive environment to help you resolve your family law issues, including divorce and separation; child and spousal support; modifications; and grandparent and psychological parent rights. Family law conflict can be emotionally challenging, and my goal is to guide you towards finding a resolution that is fair and equitable for all parties involved.

With my expertise in family law and mediation, I can help you find a solution that meets your unique needs and interests, while avoiding the costly and time-consuming process of going to court.

Mediation offers a more effective and efficient way to settle your disputes, allowing you to maintain control over your own outcomes, rather than leaving the decision-making in the hands of a judge. I am committed to providing you with the highest level of service and support, to help you move forward with confidence and peace of mind.

Thank you for visiting the Mediate to Success website, and I look forward to helping you find a positive and constructive resolution to your family law matter.

520 SW Sixth Avenue, #1010
Cascade Building
Portland, OR 97204

P: 503-243-2733
F: 503 274-4774
E: [email protected]