A native of Charleston, John-Mark Atkinson joined Atkinson & Polak, PLLC as an associate in 2012. He practices primarily in the area of employment discrimination, where he represents individuals who have faced wrongful termination, sexual harassment, or retaliation in the workplace, as well as individuals who have suffered serious workplace injuries.
John-Mark enjoys all aspects of litigation and aggressively represents his clients in both state and federal courts throughout West Virginia. He has wide experience in motions practice and in both taking and defending depositions. John-Mark’s trial experience includes obtaining an acquittal by jury in a criminal defense matter. John-Mark also assists the firm in drafting appellate briefs and has participated in oral argument before the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia.
I take great pride in defending the civil liberties and rights of my clients.