Mark Chappell, founding member of Chappell Smith and Arden, P.A., delivered the closing argument for the Plaintiff’s case in the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates “Masters in Trial” competition last Friday. The mock-trial, held at the University of South Carolina law school, featured many of the most distinguished courtroom advocates in South Carolina.
Mark Chappell has been practicing law for 30 years and has tried hundreds of cases to a jury verdict. He leads the law firm’s litigation team and serves as a board member to both the South Carolina Association of Justice and the American Association of Justice.
ABOTA is an invitation-only organization of attorneys committed to the strength and preservation of the civil justice system. Attorneys receiving an invitation to join ABOTA are admitted only after passing through a rigorous screening process to ensure that they are of high personal character and honorable reputation in their communities.