smithMark T. Arden

Email: Mark Arden | Phone: 800.531.9780

Mark T. Arden is a partner of Chappell, Smith & Arden. His practice concentrates in the areas of workers’ compensation, complex litigation, personal injury and administrative law. Mark graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law and was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1986. In his years of practice, Mark has handled thousands of cases seeking justice for each client.

Areas of Practice

Admitted to Practice

  • South Carolina, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1991


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, JD, 1986
    • Phi Alpha Delta
  • University of South Carolina, BA, Cum Laude, 1983
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Memberships, Awards and Accomplishments

  • South Carolina Bar Workers’ Compensation Section Council; Chairperson Elect 2012
  • Injured Workers’ Advocates, Past-President 2011, Executive Committee 2012
  • South Carolina Bar Workers’ Compensation Educational Association; Board of Directors 2012
  • South Carolina Association for Justice
  • Advocate Member Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group 2012
  • Chairman SCWCC Ad Hoc Medical Service Provider Manual Advisory Committee; 2012
  • Member SCWCC Ad Hoc Surgical Implant Advisory Committee; 2012
  • Member SCWCC Ad Hoc Mediation Advisory Committee; 2012
  • Member SCWCC Ad Hoc Pharmacy Fee Schedule Advisory Committee; 2012
  • Inductee 2012 Legal Elite of the Midlands, Columbia Business Monthly
  • Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award 2013
  • Co-author of Advanced Workers’ Compensation in South Carolina (National Business Institute, Inc. 1997)
  • Anatomy of a Wage Loss Claim (Lorman Educational Services 2004)

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  • South Carolina Bar
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Super Lawyers
  • South Carolina Association for Justice
  • WILG
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice