Our office is centrally located at 206 Greenville Avenue in Staunton close to Mary Baldwin College and the Victorian buildings that give Staunton’s downtown its unique character. In fact, if you drive into town on Lee Highway, you can’t miss seeing our building.
Attorney Eric D. Yost, who was named to Virginia Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars list in each of the last three years, serves clients from our Staunton office. Eric has a background as a language instructor. In addition to his personal caseload, he also works with our Director of Spanish Services, Genoveva I. Border, in assisting both Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking clients in our offices across the state.
Paralegals K. Ann Bakirdan, Whitney Maupin and Heather Morris join Eric in serving our clients in the Staunton area.
Our personal injury law firm focuses exclusively on representing plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death cases. We assist victims of truck, motorcycle, and auto accidents and their families in seeking compensation for their losses. We also work with those harmed due to slip-and-falls, dog bites, defective products and medical malpractice.
In addition to personal injury matters, Marks & Harrison can assist Staunton residents with filing for workers’ compensation benefits and Social Security disability benefits, including appeals after their claims have been initially rejected.
At Marks & Harrison, we believe it is important to be active members of our communities. In addition to serving our clients, we contribute to the civic life of Staunton in many ways, including our Casual for a Cause program. In this program, our attorneys and staff members can make a donation that allows them to enjoy a casual dress day at our office. The funds we raise go towards purchasing holiday dinners and other items for families in and around Staunton.
If you are a Staunton resident, it will be helpful for you to know more about the local courts and offices where your case may be pursued.
Staunton lies within the 25th Judicial Circuit, which features 10 Circuit Courts. These courts preside over civil law claims such as personal injury and wrongful death matters.
In addition to the Staunton Circuit Court, which is located on East Beverly Street, your case could be litigated in the Augusta Circuit Court on East Johnson Street in Staunton or the Circuit Courts in nearby Covington (Alleghany), Warm Springs (Bath), Fincastle (Botetourt), New Castle (Craig), Monterey (Highland), Lexington (Rockbridge), Buena Vista ,Waynesboro or Rockingham Circuit Court in Harrisonburg in the 26th Judicial Circuit.
If you case involves a workers’ compensation hearing, it could be held at one of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission’s regional offices, including one located in Staunton on East Beverly Street.
If you are filing for Social Security disability benefits, your claim will be processed by the local Social Security Administration field office in Staunton, which is located in the Greenbrier Office Park on North Coalter Street. Should your case go to the hearing stage, the nearest Office of Disability Adjudication and Review would likely be in Charlottesville.
If you have been injured in a car accident or lost a loved one due to another’s wrongdoing, or if you are seeking workers’ compensation or Social Security disability benefits, do not hesitate to contact Marks & Harrison, in Staunton. Our consultations are always free and aimed at answering any questions you may have about your case.