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I am a trial lawyer with 17 years of experience representing individuals against large corporations, insurance companies, and the government. I have tried over a hundred cases, including trying, and winning, major felony cases, DUI cases, drug cases, and others.
In addition to my criminal practice, I handle personal injury claims, including wrongful death claims, serious accident cases, truck accidents, car accidents, premises liability, and slip and falls.
I have collected millions of dollars for my clients in personal injury cases.
I have represented clients in the District Court, Superior Court, Probate and Family Court, Land Court, Federal District Court, Appeals Court, and Supreme Judicial Court.
I graduated from University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in European History, and a minor in Mathematics. I worked in law offices in St. Thomas, USVI and the Philadelphia Water Department before attending Villanova Law School, where I was on the Law Review. I graduated fourth in my class, and won the Rev. Joseph Ullman Award for Excellence in Criminal Law. I was also co-editor of the law school newspaper, and member of the board of The Court Jesters. I was a finalist in the Client Counseling Competition.
After two years at Philadelphia's Dilworth Paxson, where I worked with legends Joe Jacovini, Steve Harmelin, and John Latourette, I came to Boston
and formed a partnership with law school classmate Ken Liebman. Six years later, I founded my own firm.
I am a Past President (2009 - 2011) and Executive Board Member of the Metrowest Bar Association.
I was a Trial Practice Advisor for the Harvard Law School Trial Practice Program in the fall of 2010.
I don't bite (clients).
Call and talk to me today.
Office 978 443 3334
Nights and Weekends 508 400 7012
Languages spoken: Spanish, Portuguese
Contingent (33%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Magna Cum Laude||Villanova Law School||1993|
|Order of the Coif||Villanova Law School||1993|
|Rev. Joseph Ullman Award for Excellence in Criminal Law||Villanova Law School||1993|
|Associate Editor||Villanova Law Review||1993|
|Finalist -- Client Counseling Competition||Villanova Law School||1993|
|Principal||Law Office of Mark W. Helwig||2002 - Present|
|Partner||Liebman & Helwig, LLP||1995 - 2002|
|Associate||Dilworth, Paxson, Kalish & Kauffman||1993 - 1995|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|MetroWest Bar Association||Executive Committee||2003 - Present|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|MetroWest Bar Association||President||2009 - 2011|
|Villanova University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1993|
|University of Pennsylvania||N/A||N/A||1987|