Mark S. HarrisOf Counsel
Mark was a founding Partner of Kraut Harris, P.C. having established Kraut & Harris with David Kraut in 1984. After graduating from Northeast High School in Philadelphia in 1971, he attended Temple University and graduated summa cum laude in 1975. In his final year, he was inducted into the newly formed Phi Beta Kappa Chapter at Temple University. After taking a sabbatical to play music professionally, Mark attended Temple University Law School, where he graduated cum laude in 1980. Mark continues to play music with various professional music groups
Mark began his law practice in Philadelphia and has been practicing law in Montgomery County since 1981, focusing his practice in 3 areas: general business representation (including business formation and sales and acquisition of businesses), real estate matters (including sales, purchases and leasing of residential and commercial Properties) and estate planning and administration. He represents numerous businesses in the five county area. Mark has lectured on the need to do estate planning regardless of what stage in life one might be in and has assisted families with special needs family members. He is admitted to practice before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania and Montgomery Bar Associations.
A former director of the Ambler area Y.M.C.A., Mark was also long time Board Member of the Board of Interfaith of Ambler (now Family Promise Montco PA), a non-profit organization that provides and assists homeless families in locating temporary and transitional shelter, and served as its President. In 2019, Mark was awarded the Ed Morgenson Inter-faith Volunteer of the Year award. Mark was appointed a Judicial Hearing Officer for the Montgomery County Mortgage Foreclosure Reconciliation Program to assist those who find themselves in a foreclosure situation to remain in their homes.
The father of three, Mark and his wife have been long-time residents of Upper Dublin, Montgomery County.
J.D., Temple University, 1980
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania