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Mark believes that the primary goal of an attorney should be to advise and act in the client's best interest. In his practice, he has strived to be both empathetic and realistic in counseling people who have entrusted him with the important task of representing them. Mark was born in Charleston, West Virginia. When he was six years old, his family moved to the Dayton, Ohio area. He graduated from Kettering Fairmont East High School, where he received an award for being the outstanding social science student in his class. After high school, he attended Wright State University, where he graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. In addition, Mark was a teaching assistant for Wright State’s Model United Nations Program. Following completion of his undergraduate studies, he attended the Ohio State University College of Law and received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1982.
Since graduating from law school, Mark has a wide range of experience involving both the public and private sector. His experience includes trials, depositions, discovery, motions, briefs, settlements, and all aspects of litigation. For over twenty years, he was a personal injury attorney in numerous firms, including Wolske & Blue, and a partner in the firm of Blue Wilson and Blue. In the course of his practice, he has represented well over two thousand injured adults and children.
Mark was also an Assistant Attorney General for six years practicing in the Construction Litigation Group of the Court of Claims Defense Section of the Attorney General’s Office, primarily representing state universities, two-year colleges, and state departments, such as ODOT, in construction claims and litigation, as well as construction lien matters. He had the honor, along with the other Construction Litigation Group members, of receiving the Attorney General’s Teamwork Award in 2013. Additionally, Mark was a staff attorney at the 10th District Court of Appeals drafting court of appeals decisions dealing with a wide variety of issues.
He lives with his wife and son in Hilliard. When he is not practicing law, his interests include books, music and sports. He and his wife particularly enjoy watching their son play baseball.
Ohio State University College of Law, 1982, J.D.
Wright State University, 1979, B.A., Summa Cum Laude
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