2801 Devine St, Suite 300 Columbia, SC 29205
Open 24 Hours
Phone: (803) 594-4732
About Mark Chappell Jr.
Like most professions, the law is a results-oriented business.
Over the course of his career, Mark Chappell Jr. has litigated numerous civil cases which have resulted in multi-million dollar settlements in both state and federal courts.
Mark is based out of Columbia, but still maintains strong ties throughout the lowcountry where he serves as co-counsel in many cases.
Mark Chappell Jr. has helped countless South Carolinians achieve successful results in personal injury cases over the course of his career.
Mark Chappell Jr. and the other attorneys with Chappell Smith & Arden, P.A. have recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts.
While past results cannot guarantee a positive outcome in your case, they can give you insight into this attorney’s prior successes.
Mark grew up in Columbia, South Carolina and attended Wofford College. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in business economics and a minor in government, he spent several years working as a banker in Charleston.
Finally realizing his true calling, Mark returned to Columbia to attend the University of South Carolina School of Law.
As a law student, Mark served as Associate Justice of the USC Mock Trial Team, President of the South Carolina Association for Justice Student Bar, and Social Vice-Chairman for the USC School of Law Student Body. He also found time to clerk for the South Carolina Senate and complete an externship with the Supreme Court of South Carolina.
Following law school, Mark accepted a job at Chappell Smith & Arden, where he has recovered millions of dollars for clients in cases involving tractor-trailer collisions, dog bites, motor vehicle collisions, wrongful death lawsuits, consumer law violations, and premises liability claims.
Mark is active in several organizations that work to diligently advance the practice of law. He serves as the South Carolina Revitalization Board Member to the American Association for Justice (AAJ), and he’s heavily involved with the South Carolina Association for Justice, the AAJ Trucking Litigation Group, the Richland County Bar Association, and the Young Lawyers Division of the South Carolina Bar.
In his rare free time, Mark enjoys hanging out with his family, working on old cars and boats, and cheering on his Gamecocks and Wofford Terriers!
Education and Experience
Wofford College (2010)
Law School Attended
University of South Carolina School of Law (2015)
Bar Admissions and Certifications
South Carolina Bar (2015)
- American Association for Justice (current)
- South Carolina Association for Justice (current)
- Richland County Bar Association (current)
- Young Lawyers Division of the South Carolina Bar (current)
Honors and Awards
- Enjuris Million Dollar Advocate (2022-2023)