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Mark R. Simonton


Phone Number: 304.529.2868
Fax Number: 304.529.2999
Email:  mrsimonton@offuttnord.com


  • Juris Doctor, cum laude, Ohio Northern University, College of Law, 2016
      Honors and Awards
    *  Associate Editor, Ohio Northern University Law Review, Vol XLII
    *  Staff Editor, Ohio Northern University Law Review, Vol XLI
    *  Chief Justice, Ohio Northern University Moot Court
    *  Daniel S. Guy Intra-School Appellate Advocacy Competition – Winner
    *  Burke E. Smith Intra-School Trial Advocacy Competition – Runner Up
    *  Anthony J. Celebrezze Intra-School Appellate Advocacy Competition– Semifinalist
    *  John J. Gibbons National Criminal Procedure Appellate Advocacy Competition– Best Brief
    *  National American Bar Association Inter-School Appellate Advocacy Competition-Participant
    *  Teaching Assistant – Contracts I & II
    *  Book Awards – Contracts
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Accounting & Finance, University of Charleston, 2013
    Honors and Awards
    *  Outstanding Senior in Finance 2013
    *  Dean’s List 2009-2013


West Virginia, 2016

Court Admissions

West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
All West Virginia Circuit Courts and Magistrate Courts
United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia

Professional Affiliations

West Virginia Bar Association
Cabell County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Sections

Awards and Recognition
2019 WV Super Lawyers, Rising Star in the Area of Personal Injury

Practice Areas

Insurance Defense, Civil Litigation, General Negligence, Medical Malpractice

Employment History

*  Associate Attorney, Offutt Nord Ashworth, PLLC, Huntington, WV – September 2016-Present
*  Summer Associate/Law Clerk, Goodwin & Goodwin, LLP, Charleston, WV – May 2014-August 2015
*  Administrative Clerk, Bowles Rice, LLP, Charleston, WV – October 2010 – May 2013


*  Boy Scouts of America – Eagle Scout, Volunteer Adult Leader
*  Order of Barristers – Member