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Mark Robinson has more than 23 years of experience and has tried over 60 cases – mostly health care-related cases for physicians and nursing homes. Not surprisingly, Mark focuses his practice on just that – the defense of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities as well as physicians and nurses.

The litigation process can be daunting. Mark’s experience and skills ensure his clients’ goals are clearly understood and met. He works hard to get cases resolved early, thus reducing costs and fees, but he is not afraid to aggressively take a case to trial if that is the best strategy.

“It’s what I enjoy most about being a lawyer – the trial.”

From legally to medically complex issues, Mark is an accomplished trial lawyer with the ability to command a courtroom. He has defended nursing homes, orthopedic surgeons, internists, obstetricians, gynecologists, general surgeons and many other professionals over the course of his impressive career.

Outside the courtroom, Mark coaches cross country for John Adams Middle School and George Washington High School. He is also the proud father of two loving, funny daughters.

Practice Areas:

  • Medical Liability
  • Nursing Home / Extended Care Litigation

Education:

  • J.D., West Virginia University College of Law (1991)
  • B.A., magna cum laude, English, West Virginia University (1986)

Court Admissions:

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

Reported Cases:

  • Stanley v. Chevy, — W.Va. —, — S.E.2d — (April 24, 2008)

Professional Involvement:

  • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia, Board of Governor’s Member
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute, Member

Community Involvement:

  • Children’s Therapy Clinic
  • Board Member, The Foundation for the Thomas Memorial and Saint Francis Hospitals

Awards & Honors:

  • AV Preeminent® Peer-Review Rated by Martindale-Hubble®
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America©, 2010 – Present
    • 2012 – Lawyer of the Year – Charleston, WV: Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

Teaching & Lecturing:

  • Presented a mock trial to the WV Health Care Association (2011)
  • Speaker and Workshop Group Leader, West Virginia Defense Trial Counsel’s Trial Academy, Charleston, WV (2007)
  • Nursing Home Litigation, West Virginia Bar Association Annual Meeting (2006)
  • Wrongful Death Update, West Virginia Continuing Legal Education (2002)
  • Nursing Home Negligence in West Virginia, West Virginia Continuing Legal Education (2001, 2002, 2003)
  • Frequent lecturer to physicians, nurses, health care employees throughout West Virginia on liability and medical record keeping issues, as well as risk management

Writings & Publications:

  • State by State Compendium of Products Liability Law: West Virginia, Defense Research Institute (1993)