Marks & Harrison, takes pride in providing professional, aggressive and compassionate legal representation to residents of Tappahannock and surrounding areas in Essex County.
You can find our office in the two-story brick building at 602 Church Lane – just a few doors away from the Tappahannock Town Office and the famous Lowery’s Seafood Restaurant.
Gregory S. Hooe, who was listed in The Best Lawyers in America (2015), serves as the office’s primary attorney. Greg is a veteran trial and appellate attorney who has argued cases before both the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the Virginia Supreme Court.
He is joined in our Tappahannock office by a team of highly qualified, experience paralegals: Leslie Norman, Sue Mahan, Sara Dixon and Sheila Cole.
Charles Davis, a member of Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and American Association for Justice, worked as a clerk at Marks & Harrison for over two years before joining the Firm as an associate.
Marks & Harrison, is one of the largest law firms in the state that focuses solely on assisting the victims of others’ negligence and wrongdoing. We represent plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death matters, including:
Our law firm takes an aggressive approach to each case. We immediately assign investigators to look into how an injury has occurred and take prompt action against those responsible for the harm. Our goal is to move as efficiently as possible in seeking the compensation that will help our clients in their recovery.
We also assist clients in the Tappahannock region who have been injured on the job or who suffer from a disability. Our firm handles Virginia workers’ compensation benefits claims. We also help clients with their initial applications for Social Security disability benefits as well as appeals.
For many years, Marks & Harrison, has served as a sponsor of the annual RivahFest in Tappahannock, a summer festival that draws thousands of visitors to the area to enjoy local music, crafts, antiques and food.
You can find our tent at RivahFest every year, where members of our firm will be passing out ice-cold bottled water and sunscreen as well as preparing child identification kits for parents.
Our firm also is involved with local schools, such as sponsorship of the Essex High football team’s “Pizza Night” at Roma Restaurant to honor the team’s run to the Division I state championship game. We have also presented our Make It Home program to local Essex County schools to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving.
Additionally, Marks & Harrison, is a sponsor of Rappahannock Legal Services, a non-profit organization providing civil legal services in the Tappahannock area to low-income individuals and their families.
If you live in Tappahannock or nearby in Essex County, it is important for you to know where your case may be handled.
In general, personal injury cases involving Tappahannock residents go through the 15th Judicial Circuit, which includes the Essex County Circuit Court on Prince Street in Tappahannock. There are 10 other courts in the Circuit: Caroline, Fredericksburg, Hanover, King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond County, Spotsylvania, Stafford and Westmoreland.
If you are applying for workers’ compensation benefits, you may need to go to a hearing at the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission regional office in the Tappahannock Municipal Building on Church Lane.
The nearest Social Security Administration field office is located on West Cary Street in Richmond. If you request a hearing in your case, it could be held at the Richmond-based Office of Disability Adjudication and Review.
Whether you are pursuing a personal injury, workers’ compensation or Social Security disability claim, the Marks & Harrison, office in Tappahannock can meet your needs. Feel free to contact us today to schedule a free and confidential consultation.