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James Mick Kessel

James Mick Kessel

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About Me

Jamie Kessel has dedicated his practice to representing the interests of seriously injured individuals and the families of wrongful death victims. He practices in federal and state courts throughout Virginia and West Virginia. Mr. Kessel received his B.A. cum laude from West Virginia University and his J.D. from the University of Richmond. In 2005 he joined the law firm of Marks & Harrison where he continues to work today. He currently serves on the American Association of Justice's NLD Board of Governors and is an active member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. Outside of the office, Mr. Kessel often volunteers to help judge moot court competitions, works with several local and national community service groups and lectures local high school students on the dangers of drunk driving through Marks & Harrison's Make It Home program. He resides in Richmond with his wife Erin and their infant son.


Practice Areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%



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Contact Info

Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen

1809 Staples Mill Road
Richmond, VA, 23230


WVAuthorized to practice law201008/29/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law200303/11/2014

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super Lawyer - Rising StarVirginia Super Lawyers2010
Legal EliteVirginia Business Magazine2010
RecognizedWho's Who Legal2006
RecognizedWho's Who Legal2005
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Trial AttorneyAllen, Allen, Allen & Allen2012 - Present
AttorneyMarks & Harrison, PC2005 - 2012
OwnerJames Mick Kessel, Attorney and Counselor at Law2005 - 2005
AssociateStout, Howard, Billy & Seli2002 - 2005
Association NamePosition NameDuration
West Virginia State BarMember2010 - Present
West Virginia Association for JusticeMember2010 - Present
Henrico County Bar AssociationJudicial Committee2009 - Present
Richmond Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
American Association for JusticeBoard of Governors NLD, Client Services Comm, Fundraising Comm2003 - Present
Virginia Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2003 - 2008
Virginia Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
Richmond Criminal Bar AssociationMember2003 - 2007
Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationYTL Leadership Division2003 - Present
Virginia State BarMember2003 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
West Virginia UniversityN/AN/A1999