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Mark A. Casto

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Columbus, GA

The Mark Casto Law Firm, PC
233 12th Street, Suite 808
Columbus, GA 31901
Phone: 706-770-6765
Fax: 706-940-4031
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022
Licensed in Georgia Since: 1996
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
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The founder of The Mark Casto Law Firm, PC, in Columbus, Georgia, Mark A. Casto is a personal injury attorney with more than 25 years of experience practicing law. His areas of practice involve motor vehicle accidents, product liability, tractor-trailer wrecks, premises liability, medical malpractice, employment discrimination, insurance bad faith and nursing home abuse.

Dedicated to fighting for the rights of his clients who have been victims of another party’s acts of negligence and carelessness, Mr. Casto is a compassionate and understanding attorney. He provides personal attention to all his clients, communicates well and keeps his clients informed throughout the whole case.

Mr. Casto has a Bachelor of Science degree in sports management from the Western Carolina University, graduating with honors. He obtained his Juris Doctor from The University of Akron School of Law. While in law school, he was the recipient of The Best Advocate award by the Academy of Trial Lawyers Moot Court Competition.

Actively involved in the legal field, Mr. Casto is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice’s Trucking Litigation and Personal Injury Sections, the Columbus Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia and the Chattahoochee Trial Lawyers Association. He was also the past president of the Chattahoochee Circuit Bar Association.

Recognized for his valuable legal contributions, Mr. Casto not only has a 10 out of 10 rating on Avvo but also was a recipient of Avvo’s Clients’ Choice award. He has been selected by the Columbus community to be a Reader's Choice Award winner in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer.

Mr. Casto is licensed to practice in the state of Georgia and before the United States District Court for the Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Georgia, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, the 11th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals, the Georgia Supreme Court and the Georgia Court of Appeals.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, DUI/DWI, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices

Selections

6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2022

About Mark A. Casto

First Admitted: 1996, Georgia

Professional Webpage: https://www.thecastolawfirm.com/about-us/mark-a-casto

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Paralegal Program Instructor, Professor, Columbus Technical College, Education
  • Special Speaker Series., Adjunct Professor, Columbus State University, Education

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Athletic Booster Club
  • St. Anne Catholic Church
  • Board Member - Columbus Technical College - Paralegal Program, 2013

Verdicts/Settlements

  • $510,000 - Medical Malpractice claim for negligent delivery of baby resulting in shoulder dystosia injury.
  • $395,000 - Nursing Home neglect claim for failure to care for 94 year old obese woman who developed bed sores and died.
  • Numerous negligence claims involving orthopedic injuries resulting in recovery in excess of $200,000.
  • $1,510,000 - Dram Shop and MVA claim where pedestrian was struck by car and recieved pelvis and femur fractions and mildr traumatic brain injury.
  • $500,000 Negligence care of hospital for failure to take proper fall precautions of elderly lady who subsequently got out of her bed, fell and sufferred traumatic brain injury.

Educational Background

  • Western Carolina University, B.S. with honors in Sports Management, 1991

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Columbus Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2005
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Georgia Criminal Defense Association - Member, 2001
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • 11th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals
  • American Association for Justice, Trucking Litigation Group, Member
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association - Member, 2001
  • Chattahoochee Trial Lawyers Association, 2001
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Georgia
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • American Bar Association - Member, 2001
  • Chattahoochee Circuit Bar Association, Former President, 2003
  • Georgia State Bar Association, 1996
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Georgia
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • President, Columbus Young Lawyers Association, 2003
  • American Association for Justice, Personal Injury Group, Member

Honors/Awards

  • Super Lawyers of Georgia., Personal Injury Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2020
  • Received the 'The Best Advocate', Academy of Trial Lawyers Moot Court Competition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Best Advocate, Alleghany Bar Association, 1996
  • Georgia Trend Magazine, Georgia's Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2017
  • Voted by readers of Columbus Newspaper as area's Favorite Lawyer., Reader's Choice Award, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer Newspaper, 2015

Industry Groups

  • Trial Lawyers
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Office Location for Mark A. Casto

233 12th Street
Suite 808
Columbus, GA 31901

Phone: 706-770-6765

Fax: 706-940-4031

Last Updated: 6/2/2022

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