Mark Ditton

Mark Ditton has over 13 years of experience representing consumers in both federal and state courts and he has been with the Northwest Debt Relief Law Firm since March 2011.   Mark practices in all areas of bankruptcy, both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 as well as debt defense.

Mark meets with clients every week at our Seattle, Washington Bankruptcy Law office and appears regularly in both Seattle and Tacoma, Washington bankruptcy hearings. He has primary responsibility for resolving both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 matters with Seattle and Tacoma Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustees.

At Northwest Debt Relief, Mark focuses much of his talents on debt reorganization with the primary goal of asset protection.  Mark handles complicated issues of tax liability, mortgage modification, secured debt transactions and many others on a daily basis.   With a strong background in litigation, Mark assists the firm in cases which require court action.

Mark is a native Oregonian, attending the University of Oregon both undergraduate and graduate school.  He began his law practice at his father’s firm in Hermiston, Oregon.   There he represented clients in family law and criminal law, as well as general civil litigation, where he successfully tried civil jury trials.

In 2003, Mark joined Harris Law Firm in Hillsboro, Oregon, working on indigent criminal defense as well as bankruptcy cases.   There, in addition to bankruptcy cases, Mark tried numerous felony jury trials and represented clients in extradition and habeas corpus cases.  In 2007, Mark began a solo practice representing bankruptcy and criminal defense clients.  Additionally, Mr. Ditton associated with separate counsel on various federal civil rights cases, including prison mistreatment and police use-of- force cases.

Mark is a life-long Oregon Ducks fan, attending games in Eugene on a regular basis.  In college he was a member of the Oregon Marching Band, playing the trumpet.  In high school, Mr. Ditton won the best solo award at the prestigious Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival in Moscow, Idaho.  In addition to his musical hobbies, in his off-work hours Mark can be often be found hiking in the Columbia River Gorge with friends.



Bar Admission

Colorado (inactive)

Washington (active)

Oregon (active)

United States District Court, Oregon

United States District Court, Western Washington

Member, Oregon State Bar, Debtor-Creditor Section




University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., 1999

University of Oregon, B.A., cum laude, 1995

Associate Editor, Oregon Law Review, 1998-1999

Law Clerkship, United States Attorney’s Office, Eugene, OR 1997