Mark L. Jackson, Esq.

LAWYER In Memoriam 1980 - 2022


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over $one
Billion recovered
25 years
ofsuccessful masstort

Mark Jackson is a trial lawyer, focusing his practice on all phases of litigation, from obtaining fast and favorable pre-litigation results to handling cases through trial and appeal.  He regularly represents clients in personal injury cases, insurance disputes and bad faith, business consulting and litigation, and criminal defense.  Since he began practicing in 2008, Mark has recovered tens of millions of dollars for his clients and has tried numerous jury trials where a jury has awarded his clients in excess of several million dollars.

Mark has extensive experience helping those in need and fighting for the rights of his clients.  Mark was born and raised in the small, San Luis Valley farming community of Manassa, Colorado.  At a young age Mark learned the value of hard work, which he brings to every client he represents.  Mark’s roots have also instilled in him a love of people and a desire to help and protect those in need.

Throughout his career, Mark has successfully litigated personal injury lawsuits, fighting for the rights of those injured by the negligence of others. Additionally, he has successfully represented medical and legal professionals, corporations, and individuals and their families in a wide array of legal issues. Mark has extensive experience in negotiation, settlement, litigation, and trial in personal injury, product liability, insurance bad faith, and complex business and commercial litigation cases.  He is also experienced in business consultations toward the goal of maximizing profit, protecting assets, and avoiding costly litigation.

While in law school, Mark served as the Publicity Editor and Associate Editor of the Thomas M. Cooley Law Review.  Mark also participated in numerous organizations and served as President of the International Law Society.

Following graduation and admission to the Nevada Bar, Mark began his law career at one of the top litigation firms in the western United States.

During this time, Mark gained invaluable experience handling complex personal injury and business litigation cases.


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  • D., Western Michigan University, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan; Dean’s list, Honor Roll, Publicity and Associate Editor of Law Review, and President of International Law Society.
  • A., Biology and Spanish, Adams State University, Alamosa, Colorado.


  • Nevada
  • Colorado
  • Arizona


  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • S. District Court of Nevada
  • Supreme Court of Colorado
  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • S. District Court of Arizona


  • National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Lawyers
  • American Society of Legal Advocates, Top 40 Under 40
  • Rue Ratings Best Attorneys of America
  • Global Directory Who’s Who Top Lawyers in America


  • Nevada Justice Association
  • San Luis Valley Bar Association
  • Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
  • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • State Bar of Colorado
  • State Bar of Arizona
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Lansing, MI
Adams State University
Adams State University
Alamosa, CO

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Dr. Ben Rodriguez was riding his bicycle when he was hit from behind by a vehicle. Ben sustained multiple and severe injuries including a lacerated left arm, which resulted in a severe infection. Dr. Rodriguez was unable to return to work for several weeks and then only to an abbreviated schedule.
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Beth was at a two-way stop. She had the right of way. When a 17-year-old kid ran the stop sign, she couldn't get out of the way fast enough. Within seconds, the kid drove into the side of her car, forcing her vehicle to spin out. She slid within an inch of a wall.
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Robert was walking in front of a restaurant inside a local casino when he rounded the corner to enter the restaurant and tripped on a wheelchair that was leaning against the wall. He had no time to react and avoid the wheelchair.
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Carrie's husband, Robert, was a student pilot. When he didn’t return home from a solo flight, Carrie went to the airport where she was told all planes were accounted for.
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David was driving his son’s car the day of his accident. On his way to pick up his son from school, he had nearly crossed the intersection in downtown Las Vegas when a woman at a stop sign charged forward. She hit him head-on.
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Jaime was on the job, driving his tow truck, when another driver pulled out, hitting him on the driver's side of his vehicle. He suffered injuries to his neck, right arm, shoulder, and spine. As a result of the accident, he was unable to work.
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Jerard and his wife were riding jet skis while on a vacation at Lake Powell. When they returned to the houseboat, another jet ski inadvertently turned in front of Jerard, throwing him off the jet ski and knocking him unconscious.
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The other driver ran a stop sign, slamming into Jim’s car. The left side of Jim’s body—his shoulder and leg—was injured, and he tore cartilage in his chest. He required several surgeries on his shoulder, as well as extensive physical therapy to recover.
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Kevin was stopped at a red light when another vehicle drove into the back of his truck. He was knocked unconscious, and when he came to, all he could hear was the sound of metal dragging on the road. Instinct told him to put his foot on the brake.
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While playing with a friend in the yard, Laura was attacked and severely bitten on the arm and leg by her neighbor’s dog. She suffered deep flesh wounds and spent five days in the hospital receiving skin grafts and plastic surgery.
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Laura got the green light at an intersection when the car coming in the opposite direction turned right in front of her. He never even looked. She slammed into the side of his car. After the impact, Laura got out of her car and passed out in the street.
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Robert was having lunch at Long John Silver’s when he slipped and fell in grease while on his way to the bathroom. He sustained injuries to his right wrist, left hip, neck, back, and groin.