Our Fairfax, VA Lawyers
We represent personal injury plaintiffs against insurance companies, negligent doctors and bad drivers. Fairfax attorney David Marks used to work for an insurance defense firm and now brings in insider’s view to the practice of personal injury work, understanding how insurance adjusters evaluate your claim, how insurance lawyers defend your claim, and putting that knowledge to work for you. Andy Suddarth currently practices in the field of personal injury with extensive experience in car accident, slip and fall, premises liability, and workers’ compensation cases.
Our criminal defense lawyer, Erik Jurgensen, became an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney (state prosecutor) for Fairfax County. Using his experience in this role, enables him to help clients negotiate the confusing maze of DUI and traffic court prosecution. He knows how prosecutors think and work offering your case the perspective and expertise of a former state prosecutor with decades of experience.
Our staff is available to answer your questions in both English and Korean. We practice in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. As trial lawyers, we appreciate that our office is less than 100 yards from the Fairfax County Courthouse.
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David Lyndon Marks was born in Fairfax Hospital, grew up in Annandale and currently resides in Fairfax, Virginia. Mr. Marks attended Annandale High School before graduating from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia in 1994, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. He then received his juris doctor in 1997 from the T.C. Williams School of Law of the University of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia. Mr. Marks founded his own firm in 2004 concentrating solely on Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law and Medical Malpractice.
Mr. Marks has been a member of the Virginia Bar since 1998, the District of Columbia Bar since 1999 and the Maryland Bar since 2004. He is admitted to practice in all Virginia State trial and appellate Courts, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the Superior Court and Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and the U.S. District Court of Maryland.Learn More
Upon admission to the Virginia Bar in 1998, Erik Jurgensen became an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney (state prosecutor) for Fairfax County in the office of the legendary prosecutor Robert F. Horan. In that position, he was responsible for criminal and traffic prosecutions in the General District Court, the Juvenile Court and the Circuit Court, ranging from the most basic of traffic cases to jury trials involving complicated criminal litigation. In this role, he prosecuted DUI, Reckless Driving, Assault and Battery, and Drug Possession cases each and every day. There is little that Mr. Jurgensen has not seen, thus enabling him to help his clients negotiate the confusing maze of criminal / traffic court prosecution. He knows how prosecutors think and work.
Erik Jurgensen is a native of Northern Virginia. He grew up in Fairfax County, Virginia, and graduated from the St. Stephen’s School in Alexandria. He was an NCAA athlete at UNC-Chapel Hill, earning a varsity letter as a member of the Tar Heel football team. He clerked on Capitol Hill in the office of Congressman Dan Lungren of California. He attended the T. C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond. In the summer of 1995, he studied law at Emmanuel College at the University of Cambridge, England.Learn More
Andy Suddarth currently practices in the field of personal injury with extensive experience in auto accident, slip and fall, premises liability, and workers’ compensation cases. He has been a member of the Virginia Bar since 2012 and is admitted to practice in all state trial and appellate courts in Virginia as well as the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Over the past ten years, Mr. Suddarth has handled numerous bench and jury trials throughout Virginia and knows how to prepare a case in order to get the best outcome for his clients. Prior to joining the Law Offices of David L. Marks, Mr. Suddarth was an insurance defense attorney. He now uses his understanding of insurance company tactics to negotiate settlements and try cases on behalf of those who have been injured by another’s negligence.
Mr. Suddarth is a graduate of American University Washington College of Law, earning his law degree during his previous career as a high school history teacher. This background in the classroom helps Mr. Suddarth to familiarize his clients with the litigation process and to present a case to a judge or jury. Getting to know the personal needs of each client helps him to prepare a litigation strategy that is uniquely tailored to the circumstances of each case.Learn More