Experience That Makes a Difference
Attorneys at Marks & Harrison have worked as lawyers for the County of Chesterfield, the Richmond School Board, the Hopewell School Board, and the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority. Marks & Harrison attorneys have worked for State Farm Insurance Company, GEICO, Home Insurance Company, The Hartford, Virginia Farm Bureau, Progressive Insurance Company, and Colonial Insurance Company, experience that informs their current work representing injured Virginians. A Marks & Harrison attorney has been General Counsel to the Hopewell Manufacturers Association since its inception in 1921.
Among the ranks of Marks & Harrison attorneys have been a former Supreme Court of Virginia law clerk and a federal court law clerk. One has written briefs for cases argued before the Supreme Court of the United States. Three have authored petitions to the Supreme Court of Virginia, and two have presented oral arguments to SCV panels. Two members of the firm served on the faculty of the Virginia College of Trial Advocacy and another was Adjunct Professor of insurance law at the University of Richmond Law School. Marks & Harrison endows a scholarship at the T. C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond for law students interested in a career in personal injury law.
Marks & Harrison attorneys have been active in the work of the Virginia State Bar, including chairing the Committee on Access to Legal Services and serving on District Committees, the Young Lawyer Conference, and the Committee on Lawyer Advertising and Solicitation. One Marks & Harrison attorney was a faculty member of the Virginia State Bar’s Professionalism Course and another was appointed by the Supreme Court of Virginia to the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education board. Marks & Harrison attorneys regularly teach CLE seminars on various topics.
Attorneys at Marks & Harrison also have held positions of leadership with the Virginia Bar Association, including serving on its committee on Nominations to the Supreme Court of Appeals and on the Boyd-Graves Conference. One was a member of the 1944 Virginia Constitutional Convention.