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About Berkeley County Attorney, J. Mark Sutton

A Devoted Lawyer Who Provides Meaningful Advice to Get Clients the Results They Need

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J. Mark Sutton has always been interested in helping people who are being treated unfairly. A career in criminal law has allowed him to assist people by helping to minimize their problems after a rare mistake, and to assist those who have the deck stacked against them.

Our Berkeley County lawyer believes that an attorney's role is to make sure that each defendant is treated fairly by the police, prosecuting attorney, and judge. Mark Sutton's approach involves learning as much as possible about each client's case so that he can provide meaningful advice and counsel to allow the client to make the most informed and best possible decisions about their case. He is capable of taking on all types of criminal cases, from misdemeanors and felonies, to complex federal cases. He has extensive experience handling DUI cases in West Virginia and Maryland since 1996.

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Areas of Practice

  • 90% Criminal Defense / DUI
  • 10% Estate Probate

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of West Virginia, 1997
  • Maryland, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2002

Education

  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • J.D. - 1996
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • B.S. - 1990
    • Major: Accounting

Fraternity

  • Delta Tau Delta

Call (304) 867-0049 now to speak to Berkeley County attorney J. Mark Sutton.

Your Experience Matters

Our Current & Past Clients Share Their Experience
  • “No matter what changes there have been in our lives or in business (and there have been numerous!), all we need do is pick up the phone.”

    Renee A.

  • “I understood everything that was going to happen through thorough explanation from Mark. ”

    Sharon

  • “Thank you, Mark, you are certainly an asset!”

    Former Client

  • “Very Knowledgeable!”

    Luke C.

  • “Words can't describe how amazing this firm is!”

    Sarah L.

  • “He’s knowledgeable and tried to understand my situation well.”

    Catherine

  • “In two separate cases, Mark well exceeded my hopes in one and met them in another.”

    James

  • “Mark Sutton had all of the charges dropped! If you are like me and don’t know where to go, come talk to Mark Sutton.”

    Gerard

  • “Frank is a total professional. If I need a lawyer in the future I will be using Sutton & Janelle.”

    Timothy W.

  • “Your choice of counsel is one of the most important decisions that you face when establishing your defense.”

    Former Client

  • “Chris was truly my advocate. He listens, asks good questions to understand the situation, and went the extra mile in helping me through a difficult situation.”

    Micah W.

  • “ Divorce and custody battles are never easy but Chris Janelle and his legal assistant Len kept me informed.”

    John H.

  • “His office staff was professional and polite and provided timely correspondence on very important Hearing dates.”

    Former Client

  • “Mr. Sutton worked diligently to resolve my case and obtain the most favorable outcome I could expect.”

    Former Client

What makes Sutton & Janelle, PLLC stand apart from all the rest?

  • 60+ Years Of Collective Legal Experience

    With our extensive experience and proven track record of success, you can be confident in our ability to successfully resolve your complex legal matter next. We have a complete understanding of the laws pertaining to your case and will fight tirelessly in order to exceed your expectations.

  • Personalized Attention Offered To Each Client

    When you enlist our supportive assistance, you will receive the one-on-one attention and individualized support that you deserve. We will not treat you as just another case number. We will not hand your case off to a paralegal. Our attorneys will personally handle each aspect of your case.

  • Boutique Firm Obtaining Large Firm Results

    We will prioritize your satisfaction every step of the way. We genuinely care about your success and will devote our time and energy to your case. We will inform you of your rights and help you make informed decisions. With our legal team in your corner, you may obtain the upper hand in court.

  • You Are Not Just A Case Number To Us

    We will treat you with the care, compassion, and respect that you deserve. We will work to understand your goals on a personal level so that we are better able to achieve them. Your success is our main priority. Let us serve as your zealous and trusted legal advocates.

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