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Mark Stephen Stapleton

Personal injury Attorney at Rogersville, TN

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Mark Stapleton founded Stapleton Law Office in Rogersville in 1997. He decided he wanted to be a lawyer as a high schooler in the 1970s while working for a local judge. Since receiving his Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law at Stamford University in Birmingham, Alabama, he has practiced law in the fields of personal injury, criminal defense, and insurance defense. Over his over 35-year career, he has also represented other lawyers in their own personal injury cases, as well as numerous chiropractors, dentists, pharmacists, and nurses in varying aspects of litigation including breach of contract and as defense counsel before their respective disciplinary boards. Mark is a proud father, grandfather, and community member who regularly volunteers at his local church.

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Licensed for 32 years
State TN
Status Active
Acquired 1991
Updated 11/19/2022
State GA
Status Resigned Membership
Acquired 1990
Updated 11/03/2022

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Stapleton Law Office
225 South Depot Street
Rogersville, TN, 37857

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AVVO RATING 8.4 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Founding Attorney
  • Stapleton Law Office
  • 1997 - Present
  • Partner
  • Terry, Terry & Stapleton
  • 1992 - 1999
  • Associate
  • Herndon, Coleman, Brading & McKee
  • 1991 - 1991
  • Associate
  • Brook, Modal, Cassibry, Fraiche & Pizza
  • 1990 - 1990
  • Legal Intern
  • American Hospital Association, Office of Legal and Regulatory Affairs
  • 1989 - 1989
  • Law Clerk
  • The University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital
  • 1989 - 1989
  • Legal Intern
  • University of Alabama Health Services Foundation
  • 1988 - 1988
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Education

  • DePaul University College of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 1990
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • M.P.H.
  • 1989
  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1989
  • University of Tennessee
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1985
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Associations

  • Hawkins County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1999 - Present
  • Tennessee Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 1990 - Present
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Associate Member
  • 1990 - Present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Member
  • N/A
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Member
  • N/A
  • National College of Advocacy
  • Advocate
  • N/A
  • Hawkins County Bar Association
  • President
  • 2007 - 2007
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • President
  • 2002 - 2002
  • American Association for Justice, Young Lawyers Division
  • Board of Governors
  • 1993 - 1998
  • Tennessee Association for Justice
  • Board of Governors
  • 1992 - 1993
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Certified Civil Trial Specialist
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • 1995

Publications

  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • To Assign or Not to Assign, That is the Question
  • 1992
  • Town & City Magazine
  • The Sixth Amendment: Protection For The Prosecuted
  • 1991
  • Journal of Health and Hospital Law
  • Nursing Home Act Mandates Pre-Screening of Patients for Mental Deficiencies as a Prerequisite for Medicaid Reimbursement
  • 1990
  • Journal of Health and Hospital Law
  • Hospital Properly Informed Patient Concerning Administration of Antipsychotic Medication
  • 1990
  • Journal of Health and Hospital Law
  • Signature on Written Consent Form Not Necessarily Proof of Informed Consent
  • 1990
  • Impact Monthly
  • Hospitals Serving Out of State Medicaid Recipients Can Challenge That State's Medicaid Plan for Improper Reimbursement
  • 1990
  • Risky Business
  • Louisiana Court Holds that Payment, By Settlement, of the Statutory Maximum Damage Amount By A Qualified Health Care Provider Precludes Fund Appeal on the Issue of Liability
  • 1989
  • Journal of Health and Hospital Law
  • Double Recovery of Medical Expenses Barred By Coordination of Benefits Clause
  • 1989
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Rogersville Personal injury Lawyer Mark Stephen Stapleton
Mark Stephen Stapleton
Personal injury Attorney
Rogersville, TN
Licensed for 32 years