Mark P. Blenden

Mr. Blenden is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Collections
  • Creditors’ Rights
  • Judgment Collections
  • Unsecured Collections
  • Debtor and Creditor matters
  • Commercial litigation
  • Domestication of Foreign judgments
  • Texas Judgment Collection


  • Kansas, 1974
  • Texas, 1978


  • Washburn University of Topeka, J.D., with honors, 1974
  • Wichita State University, B.B.A., 1971


  • Captain, USAF JAG, 1974-1978

Associations And Memberships

  • Dallas Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Commercial Law League of America

Representative Cases

  • Stewart v. United States Leasing Corporation, 702 S.W. 2d 288 (Tex. App. Houston, 1st Dist., 1985, no writ)
  • Continental Carbon Co. v. Sea-Land Service, 27 S.W. 3d 184 (Tex. App. Dallas 2000, pet. denied)

Biographical Details

  • Author:  “Service of Process and Default Judgments”
  • Frequent author and lecturer for CLE seminars sponsored by State Bar of Texas
  • Appointed by the Texas Supreme Court to the Process Server Review Board; later served as Chairman
  • Has served, since 2014, as Commissioner, Judicial Branch Certification Commission.   The Commission, established by the Texas Legislature, oversees certification and licensing of process servers, guardians, court reporters, and court interpreters