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Mark Howard Shaw

entrepreneur , lawyer , business owner

Mark H. Shaw, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Government, Municipal Law, Personal Injury, Real Estate, Civil Rights.


Shaw, Mark Howard was born on August 26, 1944 in Albuquerque. Son of Brad Oliver and Barbara Rae (Mencke) Shaw.


University of New Mexico (Bachelor of Arts). University of New Mexico (Juris Doctor).


Law clerk to presiding justice, New Mexico Supreme Court, Santa Fe, 1969-1970;partner, Gallagher & Ruud, Albuquerque, 1970-1974;partner, Schmidt & Shaw, Albuquerque, 1974-1975;senior member, Shaw, Thompson & Sullivan P.A., Albuquerque, 1975-1982;chief Executive officer, United Church Religious Science and Science Mind Publs., Los Angeles, 1982-1991;business owner, entrepreneur, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1991-1994;member, Coppler & Mannick, Professional Corporation, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1994-1998;private practice, Santa Fe, since 1998.


  • Bar, New Mexico 1969.


Trustee 1st Church Religious Science, Albuquerque, 1974-1977, president 1977. Trustee Sandia Church Religious Science, Albuquerque, 1980-1982, president 1981-1982. Trustee United Church Religious Science, Los Angeles, 1981-1982, chairman 1982.

Trustee Long Beach (California) Church Religious Science, 1983-1986, chairman 1983-1986. Chairman Bernalillo County Board Ethics, Albuquerque, 1979-1982, trustee Santa Fe Rape Crisis Center, 1997-2000, president, 1999-2000. Served as sergeant United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1961-1969.

Member New Mexico Bar Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: sailing, fly fishing.


Married Ann Marie Brookreson, June 29, 1968 (divorced 1976). Adopted children: Daniel Paul, Kathleen Ann, Brian Andrew. Married Roslyn Jane Ashton, October 9, 1976.

Children: Rebecca Rae, Amanda Leith.

Brad Oliver Shaw

Barbara Rae (Mencke) Shaw

Ann Marie Brookreson

Roslyn Jane Ashton

Daniel Paul Shaw

Kathleen Ann Shaw

Brian Andrew Shaw

Rebecca Rae Shaw

Amanda Leith Shaw