Mark Kirchen co-founded Georgia Trial Attorneys with a focus on assisting clients recover for injuries related to automobile accidents, slip and falls, and premise liability. Mark is involved in cases from consultation to completion, and draws upon his broad base of expertise to provide his clients with the highest quality legal advice tailored to his or her particular needs.
Mark began his legal career when he started his own firm in 2007 focusing on general litigation, family law, and estates and trusts. Mark has excelled at reaching positive results for his clients in various practice areas due in large part to his zealous, individualized representation. An aggressive and dynamic style in representing clients has earned him a reputation as a skilled lawyer and earned significant recoveries for his clients. During his career, Mark has litigated hundreds of cases from Magistrate Court through Appeals.
Prior to establishing Georgia Trial Attorneys, Mark was a Senior Associate at Atlanta Trial Lawyers Group where he oversaw 4 attorneys and support staff. Charged with managing 500 cases at any given time, Mark and his team were successful in recovering millions of dollars for clients–$4,000,000 in 2014 alone.
Mark was born and raised in South Dakota. He earned his B.A. from Georgia State University. There he earned several honors such as President’s Award, Dean’s List, and was heavily involved in the Model Arab League and Student Government Association.
Mark obtained his J.D. from John Marshall Law School in Atlanta where he finished #1 in his graduating class, and won the distinction of Valedictorian and Dean’s Award. He participated in the schools first National Moot Court Competition. In addition, Mark was a Founding Member of the school’s Phi Alpha Delta, Law Fraternity Chapter and served a term as the chapter’s President. During his law school tenure, Mark was selected to clerk for the Honorable Judge Blackburn for the Georgia Court of Appeals where he assisted in researching and drafting chamber opinions.
Georgia Supreme Court
Georgia Court of Appeals
Georgia Superior, State and Magistrate Courts
Georgia Personal Injury (GAPI)
Phi Alpha Delta, Law Fraternity International
John Marshall Law School (J.D., 2007)