Mark Walmer, Esq. is founder of the Walmer Law Office, llc, d/b/a Record Eraser. Mark has been practicing criminal law in the State of Pennsylvania for more than 30 years, serving as an Assistant District Attorney, Deputy Public Defender, and private defense attorney since 1998.
Through his hard work and dedication to the legal field, he has developed a reputation throughout the surrounding community as a trustworthy and compassionate attorney who truly cares about helping his clients. Mark has tried dozens of cases ranging from Driving Under the Influence to Homicide. In 2013 Mark moved his office to Liberty Street and focused his practice on helping people to clear their records of past mistakes through the use of Expungements, Limited-Access Petitions and Pardons.
Mark is a licensed attorney with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Born and raised just north of Lancaster in Elizabethtown, PA, Mark is a graduate of Penn State University and Franklin Pierce Law Center (now known as the University of New Hampshire School of Law). He was also a Research Fellow at Harvard Law School in the Spring of 1987.
Mark initially pursued law school intending to practice environmental defense or immigration law, but found himself drawn to criminal defense based on his desire and passion to help people. Fighting for fairness and the best interest of his clients has always been an important ideal to him. He has long believed it is his duty as a lawyer to give honest, practical advice about the severity of the situation a client is in, in addition to possible consequences, penalties and solutions.
Mark devotes a significant portion of his time to charitable organizations. In particular, he actively participates in the Have a Heart for Persons in the Criminal Justice System, which works with the Lancaster County Prison advocating for optimal standards. He is on the Board of The Gatehouse – a Drug and Alcohol Recovery Facility. Additionally, he speaks at high schools and colleges throughout the Lancaster area about the criminal justice system and how to avoid committing crimes by making good decisions. He is a Board Member of the Gatehouse.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his daughters, running and volleyball.