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Mark M. | Elance
 
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Mark M.

Semi-Retired Attorney Turned Writer
   United States
  |   Durham, NC

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $28

I am a veteran litigation attorney with over 20 years of experience. I am an author who has published magazine articles and book chapters. For the past ten years I have been a byline columnist for a weekly legal newspaper. I have created the content for two law firm websites, and have drafted press releases and advertisements for law firm clients.

Over the course of my career I have represented a broad range of clients, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to catastrophically injured individuals. For the first ten years of my legal career...

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Portfolio

Content for law firm web site.
Bylined column for weekly legal newspaper.
Legal position statement regarding proposed medical malpractice legislation.

Skills (5)

Tested
Online Writing
Business Writing
Content Writing
Creative Writing
English

Service Description

My Resume:

Mark R. McGrath
931 Spring Meadow Drive
Durham, NC 27713
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Education:

University of Rochester, Rochester, NY (1984)(BA History). Graduated magna cum laude.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1986)(MA History).

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1991)(JD With Honors). Graduated in top 12 % of graduating class, member, North Carolina Law Review.

Experience:

Partner, McGrath Podgorny, Durham, North Carolina (2006-2012). One of two founding partners of boutique catastrophic personal injury firm. Represented hundreds of clients in high end, serious injury cases, consistently resolving claims in the seven-figure range, and twice having the largest reported personal injury recovery in the State of North Carolina. Experience included drafting pleadings and discovery, document reviews, courtroom appearances, drafting briefs, litigating and appearing before appellate tribunals, case management, conducting mediations and negotiating settlements. Case categories included workplace injury, medical malpractice, automobile negligence, premises liability, inadequate security and fire/explosion cases.

Partner, Faison & Gillespie, Durham, North Carolina (2002-2006). Partner in mid-sized boutique personal injury law firm. Experience included drafting pleadings and discovery, document reviews, courtroom appearances, drafting briefs, litigating and appearing before appellate tribunals, case management, conducting mediations and negotiating...

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Education

UNC Chapel Hill
MA (History)
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University of Rochester
BA
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UNC Chapel ill
JD (with honors, top 12% of graduating class)
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