Mark R. McBride, JD, MBA, CPA

Mark R. McBride, a licensed attorney and Certified Public Accountant (CPA), has practiced law for over 40 years, primarily in the area of taxation.

Mr. McBride received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with majors in Accounting and Finance from the University of Cincinnati College of Business Administration in 1978, after only 2-1/2 years of study. In 1981, Mr. McBride received a Juris Doctor from the University of Toledo College of Law. That same year he received a Master of Business Administration with a major in Taxation from the University of Toledo College of Business Administration. Mr. McBride was licensed as an attorney in 1981 and as a CPA in 1984.

Mr. McBride has represented clients with tax and financial issues before many federal, state, and municipal courts. He has represented clients in several U.S. Court of Appeals cases, including United States v. Storey, 640 F.3d 739 (6th Cir. 2011), In re Mickens, 173 F.3d 855 (6th Cir. 1999), and In re Myers, 216 B.R. 402 (6th Cir. BAP 1998). Mr. McBride also presented oral arguments in the case of In re Hindenlang, 164 F.3d 1029 (6th Cir. 1999), a published U.S. Court of Appeals case judged by The Lasser Tax Guide to be the 8th most important tax case in the United States for the year.

Mr. McBride has also represented clients with criminal tax issues before the Department of Justice, United States District Courts, and Ohio state courts. Mr. McBride works frequently and comfortably with the Internal Revenue Service, as well as state and municipal taxing agencies.

In addition to his representation of clients, Mr. McBride has taught a variety of taxation and business courses at the college and graduate level and he has lectured on a variety of tax topics nationwide. Recently, Mr. McBride was selected by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants ("AICPA") to participate in the drafting of questions for use in future CPA examinations administered to CPA candidates. Mr. McBride had seventy percent (70%) of his questions selected for future use.

Mr. McBride is a member of the American Academy of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants ("AAA-CPA"), where he is a Director and the former President of the Ohio Chapter. He also is a member of the AICPA, the Toledo and Lucas County Bar associations, and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Bar Admissions:
- State of Ohio
- U.S. District Courts
        Northern District of Ohio
        Southern District of Ohio
        Eastern District of Michigan
        Western District of Michigan
- U.S. Tax Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- U.S. Supreme Court