1993 - 1996: Basic & Advanced Mediation Training; West Virginia State Bar.
1994: ATLA Advocacy College, Washington, D.C.
1980: Doctor of Jurisprudence, West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia.
1977: BSJ / Advertising (Cum Laude), West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia.
2008 - present: Senior Partner, Moreland & Moreland, L.C., Lewisburg, West Virginia.
1991 - 2008: Mark D. Moreland, L.C., Charleston, West Virginia.
1987 - 1991: Preiser Law Offices, Charleston, West Virginia.
1980 - 1987: Mark D. Moreland, L.C., Romney, West Virginia.
1990: Supreme Court of the United States of American.
1988: United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
1988: United States District Court for the Northern District of WV.
1980: United States District Court for the Southern District of WV.
1980: State of WV; West Virginia Supreme Court; All Circuit Courts.
Pro Hac Vice admissions in the following states: Ohio, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Virginia.
CURRENT AND PAST PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
1989 - 2005: Brain Injury Association (National and State Affiliate).
1985 - Present: West Virginia Assoc. for Justice Board of Governors, formerly WV Trial Lawyers Association.
1985 - 1986: President, Mineral County Bar Association.
1981 - 1985: National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
1981 - Present: American Association for Justice, formerly Assoc. for Trial Lawyers of America.
1980 - 1987: South Branch Valley Bar Association.
1977 - Present: West Virginia Assoc. for Justice, formerly WV Trial Lawyers Association.
McCormick v. WalMart Stores, et. al., 2004 WL 1040558 (WV2004); reaffirming the liability of municipalities for damage to property due to failure to control storm water runoff despite immunity statute.
Casdorph v. Casdorph, 460 SE2d 736 (WV 1995); establishing parent’s duty to provide support to adult child disable by catastrophic injury.
Padon v. Sears Roebuck & Co., 4115 SE 2d 245 (WV 1991); extension of “discovery rule” affecting statute of limitations in defamation actions.
Simms v. USA., 2015 WL 3457519 (WV 2015); reaffirming causation and damages in a "wrongful birth" after defendant breached its duty of care.
Charlottesville High School, Charlottesville, Virginia
Piedmont Virginia Community College – Business Management.
Office Mgr. / Legal Assistant / System Administrator Mark D. Moreland, Esq. & Moreland Mgmnt., llc, Lewisburg & Charleston, WV (2014 - Present).
Office Mgr. / Legal Assistant / System Administrator Moreland & Moreland, lc & Moreland Mgmnt., llc, Lewisburg & Charleston, WV (2010 - 2014).
Patient Financial Services Mgr., Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital, Hamilton, MT (2003-2008).
Office Manager, Hardware and Home, Inc., Charlottesville, VA (2001-2002).
Sr. Computer Operator, University of Virginia Health Services Foundation, Charlottesville, VA (1985-2001).
Accomplished pedigree livestock breeder, researcher and author with extensive background in the study of color pigment pattern genetics.