Our Attorneys

Meet Our Team

Mark Sweet

MANAGING PARTNER
ATTORNEY AT LAW

Mark Sweet was born and raised on the east coast and completed his undergraduate degree in Chicago before attending Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. A practicing lawyer since 2010, Mark has spent the majority of his career focused on personal injury law, and has experience in a wide variety of personal injury cases. Mark is an award winning attorney and has been honored by the AIOPIA as one of the 10 Best Attorneys in California for Client Satisfaction three years in a row.

Mark founded Sweet Lawyers in 2015, and has worked extremely hard to build a law firm that is different than any other. He prides himself on leading a team that is willing to go above and beyond where most lawyers go to help their clients. Walking his clients through each part of the process, from helping you book appointments with doctors to making sure you have a way to get to work. Mark is personally committed to getting you every bit of help you deserve. He feels the main thing that sets this law firm apart is their communication. Unlike many other law firms, Sweet Lawyers provide frequent status updates and reminders via, phone, email, and text.

When he is not busy working, Mark enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and their dog.

Mark is licensed to practice in California, Texas, Arizona, Washington, and Washington D.C.


Steve Baric

Steve Baric

OF COUNSEL
ATTORNEY AT LAW

Steve Baric is a seasoned trial attorney with experience in business litigation, criminal defense, DUI & Family Law matters. Steve has tried over 100 cases including serious felonies in both State and Federal courts. As a former Orange County Gang Prosecutor, Mr. Baric prosecuted the toughest hard core criminal street gangs as a member of the TARGET gang task force. In 2005, he was honored with the prestigious Diligent Prosecutor award by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).

Steve is also experienced in appellate advocacy having briefed and argued cases in the California Supreme Court and California Courts of Appeal. In 2008, Steve organized a group of legislators filing a lawsuit to prevent the early release of 50,000 violent felons. He was directly involved in drafting the legislation briefs and preparing arguments for the Supreme Court.

An experienced and adept problem solver, he has successfully navigated clients through their legal issues while in the media spotlight. Many of Steve’s cases have been “high-profile” involving significant media scrutiny. Steve has been quoted by almost every major news publication in California and has appeared on the FOX News program “On the Record” with Greta Van Sustern.

Steve is licensed to practice in California.


Tyler toomey

Tyler Toomey

OF COUNSEL
ATTORNEY AT LAW

Tyler Toomey was born in St Louis, Missouri, grew up in Houston, Texas and lived in Sparta, New Jersey before moving to sunny Southern CA in 2000. He studied at the University of California, Irvine, receiving his bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Economics. Tyler continued his education with law school at Chapman University in Southern California. While at Chapman University, Tyler became a certified mediator, mediating almost 100 cases at the Riverside Historic Courthouse in Riverside, California.

Tyler has been practicing personal injury law for 5 years now. He also has experience in corporate and contract law, as well as credit processing matters.

Tyler’s hobbies include boating, weightlifting, DIY home improvement projects, and hunting. Tyler is happily married and the proud parent of a dog and two cats.

Tyler is licensed to practice in California.


Robert Oliver 

Senior Trial Attorney
ATTORNEY AT LAW

Robert was born and raised in Los Angeles and completed his undergraduate degree at Whittier College.  Robert received his law degree from Loyola of Los Angeles Law School, where he graduated Order of the Coif, and was a staff member and editor on the Law Review, among other things.  Robert has practiced law for 26 years and his practice focuses on personal injury law.

Outside of work Robert enjoys riding his bicycle, spending time with his adult children, and taking in a Dodgers or Lakers game.


Samantha Williams 

ATTORNEY AT LAW

Samantha Williams was born and raised in Southern California where she received a degree in political science and forensic science at Long Beach State University. She later received her Juris Doctorate at Western State College of Law where she graduated Cum Laude. She was Managing Editor of Law Review and participated in the STELLAR program as a Dean’s Fellow where she tutored fellow classmates and incoming law students. 

Since the beginning of her legal career, she’s had a passion for helping those against big insurance companies whose driving interest is money. Samantha is a tenacious and perceptive attorney who will ensure the rights and entitlements of her clients are competently and effectively represented. 

Samantha’s hobbies include training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, eating sushi as much as she can, completing Spartan Races, camping, and being a couch potato with her husband and her mix Doberman, Maddie. 

She is currently licensed to practice law in California and is working on being a multi-state licensed attorney.


Michelle Nguyen, CPA

Chief Financial Officer
ATTORNEY AT LAW

Michelle Nguyen received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Southern California and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).  She later received her Juris Doctor from Irvine University, College of Law where she graduated Cum Laude.  While in law school, Michelle worked as a law clerk at the law firm of Gilbert M. Gutierrez, a boutique law firm in Riverside handing real estate, construction, business, estate planning, and family law.

Michelle has a passion for legal work and a desire to help people.  Being both an attorney and a CPA, Michelle has developed distinct analytical approaches, which allow her to view issues from unique perspectives, ensuring details are reviewed at every angle.

Michelle speaks, reads, and writes Vietnamese fluently.  In her spare time, Michelle enjoys reading legal thriller books, working out, finding new recipes, helping at the Vietnamese church, and spending time with her husband and her three children.

Michelle is admitted to the California State Bar.


Mary Tran
Chief Operating Officer
Kateryna Billings
Litigation
Litigation Paralegal
Jordan Taylor
Analytics
Washington Liaison

 

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