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Mark Shaiken
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Former Bankruptcy Lawyer, Author, photographer, editor
Guest Biography

Mark Shaiken – Former Bankruptcy Lawyer and Author of And… Just Like That

Mark Shaiken is a survivor of a decades long career in the corporate bankruptcy trenches. He sat for 10 years on his law firm’s board of directors and was a member of its strategic planning committee. He holds his B.A. from Haverford College and received his J.D. from Washburn University. He holds seats on art boards, sits on Habitat for Humanity – Metro Denver’s audit and finance committee, and is a member of the Downtown Denver Partnership’s obility and Housing Councils. He now measures his life by what he gives, and enjoys that immensely. Mark is also the author of And… Just Like That: Essays on a life before, during and after the law, which presents observations on his life before the law, his forty-one years in the law, and his life after he left. He has now started his next book Fresh Start, a bankruptcy novel.

A Denver-based photographer and the editor and founder of do : : or : : diso — a short, to the point, internet magazine offering periodic photography and insight articles. My images have appeared in and been used by:

Sporting Kansas City’s and the Colorado Rapid’s Major League Soccer websites
KC Counselor covers – Kansas City’s legal profession magazine – the voice of the Rocky Mountain West
Colorado Business Committee for the Arts
St. Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City
Combat Brands, LLC
Think 360 Arts for Learning
Downtown Denver Partnership
Stinson LLP
N Magazine (Nikon) photo of the week
My Nikon Life on Facebook – banner skiing image
The Pulse
State of Kansas official calendar
World Soccer Talk featured photos Major League Soccer blog
PocketWizard Blog feature article about my lighting techniques
Collegiate athletic websites including The Summit League, University of Denver, North Dakota State University, South Dakota State University, Missouri Western University, Northwest Missouri State University, Haverford College, University of Missouri – Kansas City, St. Louis University, Rockhurst University, Fort Hays State University, Whitman College, Metropolitan State University, and Seattle University.
The Kansas City T Bones Baseball Club website
I am a Getty contributor. Installations of my work have been on display at two military hospitals in Kansas and Missouri, Collection (a Kansas City restaurant), the Arts Council of Hays, Kansas, and Cremalab in Kansas City, Missouri.