Mark Meliski

Top rated Medical Malpractice attorney in Marietta, Georgia

Barnes Law Group, LLC
Mark Meliski
Barnes Law Group, LLC

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation; view more

Licensed in Georgia since: 2003

Education: Georgia State University College of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2017

Barnes Law Group, LLC

31 Atlanta Street
Marietta, GA 30060 Visit website


Playing a vital role as a partner at the Barnes Law Group, Mark Meliski practices law in Marietta, Georgia. With a commitment to stand up for those who have been wronged, he primarily concentrates his practice on personal injury and civil litigation, with a special focus on medical malpractice cases.

Practicing law for 19-plus years, Mr. Meliski is authorized to appear before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the Supreme Court of Georgia and the Georgia Court of Appeals. He handles cases including wrongful death, vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse, product liability and complex business litigation, along with class action lawsuits. 

Moreover, Mr. Meliski discusses topics such as medical negligence cases, spoliation in the age of digital media and trends in the practice of midwifery, with many trade and industry groups. He has memberships in several organizations including: 

·       The American Bar Association

·       The Georgian Bar Association

·       The Lawyers Club of Atlanta

·       The DeKalb Bar Association

·       The Atlanta Bar Association

·       The Cobb County Bar Association

Mr. Meliski pursued law at the Georgia State University College of Law and received his Juris Doctor degree in 2003. While in college, he was selected as an editorial member for the Georgia State University Law Review. In addition, he served as a research assistant for Prof. Julian C. Juergensmeyer’s publication of Land Use Planning and Development Regulation Law. He received his bachelor’s degree in political science and peace, war and defense (1999) from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Rated “Very Good” on Avvo, Mr. Meliski exhibits genuine concern for his clients, allowing him to put his best efforts into resolving their issues. He has taken the roles of the first and second chair in various complicated trials across Georgia. 

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Medical Malpractice

  • 50% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 30% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% Civil Litigation: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2003, Georgia

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Educational Background:
  • Member of Editorial Board - Georgia State University Law Review, 2003
  • BA in Political Science and Peace War and Defense, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1999
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member - GTLA, 2022
  • Member - AAJ (American Association of Justice), 2022
  • Member - Lawyers Club of Atlanta, 2022
  • Georgia Bar Association, 2022
  • Member - American Bar Association, 2022
  • $8.5 Million Verdict - Medical Malpractice case of failure to diagnose and treat ovarian cancer, Gwinnett County, Georgia, 2022
  • $7 Million Medical Malpractice settlement for failure to diagnose and treat acute heart attack in the hospital, 2019
  • $4.6 Million settlement in auto accident case involving below knew amputation, 2021
  • $1.5 Million settlement for slip and fall at an apartment complex resulting in traumatic brain injury, 2021
  • $1.2 Million settlement for first party insurance claim resulting from property damage to private residence, 2020
  • $1.1 Million settlement in car accident involving 18 year old, 2022
  • $1.1 Million Florida medical malpractice settlement for failure to diagnose cancer, 2022
  • $1 M Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice settlement related to failure to diagnose and treat pulmonary embolus, 2019
  • $1 M Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice settlement for failure to diagnose breast cancer, 2018
  • $1 M settlement in auto accident caused by driver driving under the influence, 2018
  • $750,000 medical malpractice case of wrongful circumcision, 2022
  • $550,000 Wrongful Death settlement for tree fall in State park., 2023
  • $550,000 settlement for injuries sustained from deck collapse at private residence, 2018
  • $250,000 personal injury settlement resulting from auto accident, 2019
  • $100,000 Verdict in minor auto accident - Gwinnett State Court, 2018
Industry Groups:
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Liability

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Mark Meliski is a very talented, driven attorney. He provides excellent legal service to his clients, is a valued, loyal attorney to the firm, and is an overall good attorney, as well as person.”

“Mark is a great lawyer with passion for what he does for our clients. Should have been designated Super Lawyer long ago.”

Office location for Mark Meliski

31 Atlanta Street
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 770-762-9168


9 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2009 - 2017

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