Bird, Marcus S.

30 years handling real estate, land use and business litigation matters. Proven record of success in trial and appeal.

Marcus Bird is an AV rated attorney whose practice focuses on commercial and real estate litigation. After law school he clerked for the Hon. Edward Rafeedie in the Central District of California. Drawing on 30 years of legal experience, he provides counsel to clients on their most challenging litigation matters. Marcus’s track record includes litigation successes through trial and appeal on complex business and real estate matters. 

Outside the courtroom, Marcus has been active in the local community. He served as president of the University Club of Santa Barbara and on the boards of directors of the Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce, Habitat for Humanity of Southern Santa Barbara County, and the Santa Barbara County Bar Association.

Representative Matters
  • Linthicum v. Butterfield (2009) 175 Cal. App. 4th 259, establishing an equitable access easement where no other basis for access was available.

Community

Board of Directors, Santa Barbara County Bar Association (1995)

Board of Directors, Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce (1998-2003)

Board of Directors and President, University Club of Santa Barbara (1997-2007)

Board of Directors, Habitat for Humanity of Southern Santa Barbara County (2017-2019)

Education
  • J.D., 1989, Stanford Law School
  • M.A., 1985, University of California, Los Angeles
  • B.A., 1981, Haverford College
Admissions
  • California
Membership

Santa Barbara County Bar Association

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