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For more than 25 years, Mark Powell has been standing up for victims of wrongdoing and protecting the rights of his clients. Mark is a, experienced and highlycredentialed personal injury and criminal lawyer. In additon to his law degree, he holds Master of Laws degree from Temple University Law School, and is one of the only attorneys in Northeastern Pennsylvania to hold certifications as a Civil Trial Specialist, Civil Pretrial Specialist and Criminal Trial Specialist from the National Board of Trial Advocacy. His practice encompasses a wide range of personal injury and criminal matters. If you want a highly experienced trial lawyer who will return your phone calls and give your case the attention it deserves, call Mark today for a consultation.


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  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 50%

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Powell Law

527 Linden St
Scranton, PA, 18503-1605


NYCurrently registered 201203/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Equal Access to Justice AwardLackawanna Bar Association2015
Pro Bono Service AwardPennsylvania Bar Association2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2011
Lawrence W. Roth AwardNortheastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPowell Law1989 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of AdvocacyFellow2015 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationJudicial Evaluation Investigative Division2014 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationFederal Practice Committee2014 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationHouse of Delegates2014 - Present
American College of Board Certified AttorneysFellow2013 - Present
National Institute of Trial AdvocacyFaculty2007 - Present
Lackawanna Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationCivil Litigation Counsel2011 - 2014
Pennsylvania Association for JusticeBoard of Governors2009 - 2013
Pennsylvania Disciplinary BoardHearing Committee Member2004 - 2010
Pennsylvania Association for JusticeBoard of Governors2004 - 2008
Northeastern Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2002 - 2003
Lackawanna Bar AssociationBench-Bar Conference Co-Chair1999 - 2006
Pennsylvania Disciplinary BoardHearing Committee Member1996 - 2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Catholic University of AmericaLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Villanova UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawLL.M - Master of LawsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
National Association for Trial AdvocacyAdvanced Trial Skills2015
Using Focus Groups and Mock Juries in Personal Injury CasesFocus Groups2014
National Association for Trial AdvocacyAdvanced Trial Skills2014
Georgetown Law SchoolTrial Advocacy2014
Temple Law SchoolDepositions2013
National Institue for Trial AdvocacyAdvanced Trial Skills2013
National Institue for Trial AdvocacyAdvanced Trial Skills2012
Temple Law SchoolDepositions2011
National Institue for Trial AdvocacyAdvanced Trial Skills2011
Temple Law SchoolDepositions2010
National Institue for Trial AdvocacyAdvanced Trial Skills2010
Georgetown Law SchoolTrial Advocacy2010
Effective Use of Experts in Personal Injury CasesEffective Use of a Premises Liability Expert2010
Georgetown Law SchoolAdvanced Trial Skills2009
PAJ Auto Law SeminarAuto Law2008
National Institue for Trial AdvocacyAdvanced Trial Skills2008
Temple Law SchoolDepositions2007
Georgetown Law SchoolTrial Advocacy2007
Georgetown Law SchoolAdvanced Trial Skills2007
Temple Law SchoolDepositions2006
Georgetown Law SchoolTrial Advocacy2006
Course PlannerDistribution Dilemmas2006
Temple Law SchoolDepositions2005
Georgetown Law SchoolTrial Advocacy2005
Georgetown Law SchoolTrial Advocacy2005
Georgetown Law SchoolDepositions2005
Georgetown Law SchoolAdvanced Trial Skills2005
Temple Law SchoolDepositions2004
Pennsylvania Association for JusticePremises Liablity2004
Lackawanna Bar AssociationHigh-Tech Exhibitis2004
Georgetown Law SchoolDepositions2004
Pennsylvania Association for JusticePremises Liability2003
National Business InstituteBad Faith2001
Lackawanna Bar AssociationAuto Negligence2000