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Mark A. Casto

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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 accidents, product liability, premises 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 Management Western 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 10.0 Rating
  • Avvo Clients' Choice Award 2019
    Avvo Clients' Choice Award 2019
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
    Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
    Columbus Bar Association
  • Super Lawyers Recognition
    Super Lawyers Recognition
  • American Association for Justice
    American Association for Justice
  • State Bar of Georgia
    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.

Turning Terrible Experiences into Positive Outcomes

  • “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!”

    - Stevie H.
  • “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.”

    - Arooj M.
  • “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 ...”

    - Diana C.
  • “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.”

    - Jesse B.
  • “Great Attorney! Highly recommended! Got things done that others couldn't!”

    - Josh Z.
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