Mark Forsberg


Mark Forsberg practices primarily in the areas of general litigation, commercial, business and construction law, employment matters, planning and land use, appellate practice and municipal law.


Mr. Forsberg received his Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from the University of Colorado in 1976 and his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Denver College of Law in 1983 while pursuing a career as a journalist at the Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News. He began his law career as a clerk to the Honorable Brent Adams of the Second Judicial District Court in 1990, before joining the Carson City District Attorney’s office. Mr. Forsberg has extensive litigation experience gained as the Chief Civil Deputy District Attorney of Carson City, Nevada, during 13 years in that office, and has appeared as counsel on numerous occasions before the Nevada Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


Mr. Forsberg is licensed to practice law in Nevada and Oklahoma and is on inactive or retired status in Colorado and Wyoming. He is admitted to practice before all Nevada state courts, including the Nevada Supreme Court; the United States District Court of the District of Nevada; the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; and the United States Supreme Court.


Reported Cases:


MGM Mirage v. Nevada Ins. Guar. Ass’n, 209 P.3d 766 (Nev., 2009)

Five Star Capital Corp. v. Ruby, 124 Nev. 1048, 194 p.3d 709 (Nev., 2008)

Sustainable Growth v. Jumpers, LLC, 122 Nev. 53, 128 P.3d 452 (Nev., 2006)

Leever v. City of Carson, 360 F.3d 1014 (9th Cir. 2004)

Webb v. Sloan, 330 F.3d 1158 (9th Cir. 2003)

Balint v. Carson City, 180 F.3d 1047 (9th Cir. 1999)

Glover v. Concerned Citizens for Fuji Park & Fairgrounds, 118 Nev. 488; 50 P.3d 546 (2002)

Carson City v. Capitol City Entm’T (in Re Auth. of Carson City), 118 Nev. 415; 49 P.3d 632 (2002)

Carson City DA v. Ryder, 116 Nev. 502; 998 P.2d 1186 (2000)

Consolidated Municipality of Carson City v. Lepire, 112 Nev. 363; 914 P.2d 631 (1996)

Buffington v. State, 110 Nev. 124; 868 P.2d 643 (1994)

Anderson v. State, 109 Nev. 1150; 865 P.2d 331 (1993)

Raquepaw v. State, 108 Nev. 1020; 843 P.2d 364 (1992)


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