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Mark Wayne Napier

Practice Areas


  1. Car Accidents: 25%
  2. Trucking Accident: 25%
    1 year
  3. Wrongful Death: 25%
    1 year
  4. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 25%



Contingent (25-35%)

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Tod Joseph Thompson

    I endorse this lawyer without reservation. I had the pleasure of working with Mark Napier for many years. Mark is an outstanding attorney who genuinely cares for his clients.


    Tod Thompson Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Thomas Andrew Gelwicks

    Mark Napier is one of the outstanding lawyers in Cincinnati and southwestern Ohio. He has a strong record of achievement in litigation and he is a leader in the tort bar. I highly endorse.


    Thomas Gelwicks Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Freking & Betz LLC

525 Vine Street, 6th Floor
Cincinnati, OH, 45202-3125


KYAuthorized to practice law198910/04/2010

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
MasterAmerican Inns of CourtN/A
Ohio Super Lawyer - Plaintiff Personal InjurySuper Lawyer Magazine/Cincinnati MagazineN/A
AV Preeminent Peer RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
10/10 Superb RatingAVVON/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerFreking & Betz LLC2001 - Present
PartnerYoung Reverman & Napier Co LPA1983 - 2001
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Kentucky Justice AssociationMember2012 - Present
Million Dollar Advocates ForumMember2011 - Present
Southwest Ohio Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2001 - Present
Ohio Association for JusticeBoard Member1992 - 2014
Kentucky Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Cincinnati Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1983 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Textile Factory Worker's Arm Crushed and Amputated Due to Removal of Winder Machine's Safety DeviceConfidential settlement
Apartment Resident's Guest Suffers Permanent Paraplegia When Balcony Railing FailsConfidential settlement
Two Engineers Suffer Arsine Poisoning When Wastewater Treatment Unit Was Negligently DesignedConfidential settlement
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Publication NameTitleDate
Ohio Northern University Law ReviewState v Bayless: Discretionary Defects May Still Remain in Ohio's Death Penalty Statutes1978
EzineArticles.comEight Ways You Hurt Your Own Personal Injury CaseN/A
EzineArticles.comWhen to Hold 'Em, When to Fold 'EmN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio Northern UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Ohio State University, ColumbusBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1975
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
WXIX-TV Fox 19, Cincinnati, OH"All About Injuries" - "Moore Law" TV Show2013
SWOTLA Spring Seminar, Cincinnati, OHTrucking Litigation: Truck Accident Jury Instructions2013
OAJ Trucking Litigation Seminar, Toledo, OHTrucking Litigation: How to Win Your Spoliation of Evidence Claim2013
Ohio Association for Justice Annual ConventionTrucking Litigation: Claims Based on Faulty Loading and Securement2012
OAJ Trucking Litigation Seminar, Dayton, OHTrucking Litigation: What Every PI Lawyer Should Know About Commercial Vehicle EDRs2012
TSA of Ohio Annual ConventionAmericans with Disabilities Act and Tourette Syndorme2003
Cincinnati Bar Association Legal Potpourri SeminarPersonal Injury Topic: Am Sub HB 350: Tort Reform or Tort Deform?2003
ADP Training SeminarSexual Harassment in the Workplace: Is Your Organization Safe?2002