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Mark Palumbo is a Southern Maryland attorney who focuses his practice in the areas of Personal Injury and Criminal Defense. As one of the leading Personal Injury attorneys in the area, he has recovered millions of dollars for clients while leading them through one of life's most demanding challenges. He has a thorough understanding of various types of liability coverage and the complexity of insurance issues, a long-standing rapport with many of the medical professionals in the Maryland Metropolitan area, and extensive experience in litigating Personal Injury claims in courts throughout Maryland.


As former Assistant State's Attorney for Prince George's County and as a private defense attorney, Mr. Palumbo both prosecuted and defended a variety of felony and misdemeanor cases in district and circuit court. In addition, he has successfully litigated numerous criminal and civil jury trials in jurisdictions throughout the state of Maryland.

He is a member of the Calvert, Anne Arundel, and Prince George's County Bar Associations, a Panel Attorney for the Calvert County Public Defender's Office, and a former member of the Governor's Judicial Nominating Committee.


Mark earned a Juris Doctor from the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America in 1989. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland in 1985, while playing baseball for the Terrapins.


Mark lives in Riva, with his wife and three children.


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Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 40%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Litigation: 20%
  4. Criminal Defense: 20%



Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Davis, Upton, & Palumbo & Dougherty, LLC

132 Main St
Prince Frederick, MD, 20678-3384


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerDavis, Upton, Palumbo & Dougherty, LLC2002 - Present
AssociateLaw Office of Davis, Upton & LeBlanc2001 - 2002
AssociateLaw Office of Thomas V. Mike Miller1999 - 2001
AssociateLaw Office of Fishman & Jaklitsch, LLC1992 - 1998
Assistant State's AttorneyPrince George's County State's Attorney Office1989 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember1989 - Present
Calvert County Bar AssociationBoard MemberN/A
Governor's Judicial Nominating CommitteeMember2002 - 2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of MarylandCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Legal Lunch SeriesPersonal Injury and NegligenceN/A