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Mark Casto

Personal Injury Lawyer in Columbus, GA

Mark is a trial attorney and founder of The Mark Casto Law Firm, PC. where he represents individuals or families who have suffered an injury or the loss of a loved one. He has civil litigation experience in the areas of motor carrier/transportation liability (tractor-trailer wrecks), motor vehicle accidentsproduct liabilitypremises liability, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, employment discrimination, and insurance bad faith.

Mark was voted as one of Georgia's Elite Lawyers by his peers.

He has also been voted by the people of the Columbus Community as a Reader's Choice Award Winner in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer. Mark has litigated cases across the State of Georgia and other states including, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Texas and New Jersey.

Garnering Courtroom Experience as a Former Prosecutor

Mark's career began at the Office of District Attorney where he prosecuted numerous cases and was specifically assigned to prosecute child victim crimes. Mark acted as lead prosecutor in over 50 jury trials in Superior Courts of Georgia with an astonishing success rate.

Mark was a sole practitioner attorney for almost five years. In his sole practice, Mark gained extensive experience in representing the injured victim due to others' neglect. Mark, also, handled numerous criminal defense cases including the successful trial defense of an individual accused of murder. Additionally, Mark handled contested and complex domestic/divorce cases.

All in all, Mark has developed a great skill in the presentation of his cases at trial.

The History of The Mark Casto Law Firm, PC

In January 2006, Mark was a founding partner of The Law Firm of Bennett and Casto. Mark's practice focus on injured persons expanded to include personal injury, workers compensation, Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse, medical malpractice and employment discrimination claims.

Ten years later, in April 2016, Mark founded The Mark Casto Law Firm, PC on the premise of providing superior service to his clients. Believing that it is hypocritical to sue medical doctors when also asking these doctors to care for his personal injury and worker's compensation clients, Mark will not file a claim against a doctor for medical malpractice, but rather the hospital or other negligent parties.

Successful Appellate Practice

Mark also has handled numerous cases on appeal. He has argued in person before the Georgia Supreme Court and Georgia Court of Appeals. He has never lost an appeal in which he was allowed to argue in person before the Appellate Judges.

Education Mark earned a B.S. in Sports Management from Western Carolina University in 1991 and graduated with Honors. Mark earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Akron (Ohio) School of Law in 1996. Mark received the award for The Best Advocate at the 1996 Academy of Trial Lawyers Moot Court Competition held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

  • B.S. in Sports ManagementWestern Carolina University

Memberships

  • United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia, Northern District of Georgia, and Southern District of Georgia
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • 11th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice, Trucking Litigation Group, Personal Injury Group
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Chattahoochee Trial Lawyers Association
  • Former President of the Chattahoochee Circuit Bar Association

Awards

  • Avvo 10.0 Rating 
  • Avvo Clients' Choice Award 2019 
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association 
  • Columbus Bar Association 
  • Super Lawyers Recognition 
  • American Association for Justice 
  • State Bar of Georgia

Outside of the workplace, Mark is married with two daughters. He attends and is active with St. Anne Catholic Church. He volunteers with and supports many youth programs in the Columbus Community and at his churches. He and his family are very supportive of charities that focus on the health and well being of children, children's safety and particularly Autism Research. He has coached youth soccer, youth baseball and is an active supporter of his children's school's Athletic Booster Club.

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Recommendations

  • An amazing lawyer, professional, and kind human being!

    An amazing lawyer, professional, and kind human being. Mark is very respectful and understanding and is willing to go the extra mile to make you happy. I was pleased with my result and If you ever need a lawyer, Mark is the man you want to see. Thank you for all you have done, couldn't ask for a ...
  • Even during this pandemic he's been able to get things done!

    Mark helped my wife and I settle our case, did a great job. Even during this pandemic he's been able to get things done. He even took a HUGE pay cut that made me feel bad...great guy, would definitely recommend.
  • I highly recommend him for your personal injury case!

    A friend of mine referred Mark Casto and I couldn't be more pleased with the outcome of our case. I highly recommend him for your personal injury case. You will not be disappointed!
  • Attorney Casto made things smooth & easy for us.

    Mr. Casto is not only a great attorney but also an amazing human being. He made things smooth and easy for us. We appreciate the help he provided us with our case.
  • Understands the needs of their clients!

    This law firm didn't amazing things for my case. Didn't charge arm n leg for the fee. They understand the needs of their clients, they will do as much as they can to help their clients get the best deal they can!
  • Attorney Mark Casto is very professional & very organized!

    Very professional, very organized and get the job DONE!
  • You stood up for me and guided me through the claim process and got me a good result.

    I just want to thank Mr. Casto and his team. Being in an auto accident can be a terrible experience. The injuries, PTSD, loss of your car, missed work, and medical bills only make an already stressful situation worse. You stood up for me and guided me through the claim process and got me a good r...
  • I knew when I first met with Mark Casto, that he was the right attorney for me.

    I knew when I first met with Mark Casto, that he was the right attorney for me. He and his staff were very knowledge and could answer and explain any question I had. It is a difficult process and I was glad to give them the legal problems so I could just begin to heal and recover from my wreck. I...
  • Put your trust in them, I am glad I did.

    I was in a serious accident a few years ago. I contacted Mr. Casto and I am thankful that I did. He and his paralegals were just wonderful and very professional. They handled everything. Put your trust in them, I am glad I did.
  • It's nice to have a Lawyer that cares about his clients.

    Thank you for representing me. It's nice to have a Lawyer that cares about his clients. Thank you for getting my case resolved in such an impressive manner. I will recommend your firm to all my friends and family in need of legal council. Thanks again to you and your awesome and friendly staff.
  • His office was polite and very responsive.

    My daughter was attacked by a neighborhood dog. My brother recommended that I call Mr. Casto. He said that the Mr. Casto had done a great job on his car wreck injury case. I hired Mr. Casto for my daughter's injury case from the dog bites. He was great. His office was polite and very responsive. ...
  • He cares about his clients and stops at nothing to protect their interest.

    Mark is a great attorney. He cares about his clients and stops at nothing to protect their interest. He was available and accessible to us throughout our case. He is my "go-to" guy. Mark gets great results and I recommend him to all my friends and family that have been injured. I highly recommend...
  • You Won't Be Disappointed!

    Mark handled my case very professional and efficient. The outcome was more than I could of ever asked for. He kept in touch with me throughout the entire case. He helped me understand everything prior before going to court. He didn't promise me anything that he knew he couldn't delivery. I will u...
  • Caring and hard working

    He genuinely cares about his clients, and works super hard to help in any way he can.
  • Excellent Legal Experience!

    I hired Attorney Mark Casto for a traffic court case. After meeting with him, he was very specific regarding the steps to take. He was able to achieve the most desired outcome for my case. Both he and his staff were efficient, courteous and helpful. I would highly recommend Mark Casto if legal re...
  • Mark was very helpful in resolving my issue in my favor!

    Mark was very instrumental in resolving my issue in my favor. I could not have hoped for a better result!
  • Happy Client Recommends Mark Casto

    Attorney Mark Casto is very personable & highly recommended! Mark Casto is an awesome lawyer. Never have I spoken with him for any reason and not gotten excellent and sound advice. Very personable and quite open to giving the time needed to satisfy his clients' needs. I without a doubt highly...
  • I highly recommend The Mark Casto Law Firm to anyone in need of a great firm!

    The firm did all the work and charged a fair amount. They made sure I didn't just get the first or even 3rd offer. They made sure I was compensated more than enough to just settle and be satisfied but enough to be happy with the outcome and more than comfortable. I highly recommend The Mark Casto...
  • Got things done that others couldn't!

    Great Attorney! Highly recommended! Got things done that others couldn't!
  • Mark & his team are informative & helped walk me through the whole thing!

    I was pleased with the result and the work they put in for my case. There was no way I could have fought the insurance company monster all alone. Mark and his team are informative and helped walk me through things I did not know in this whole thing. I am thankful for them.
  • I recommend Mark Casto Law Firm to any & everyone!

    Mark Casto is highly recommended by my husband and me along with other members in the family very quick and prompt when it comes to your case always has the answer and if he doesn't he goes out of his way to find it and when he says I'll get right back with you he actually does what he says his s...

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