Jefferson City, MO WW/Press/May 14, 2019 Mark A. Ludwig Partner at Carson & Coil, P.C. was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2019-2020 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
“Nothing makes me happier than having clients come in and think their situation is hopeless and providing them with the justice they deserve.” – Mark A. Ludwig
Carson & Coil has served Jefferson City and Central Missouri residents for more than 60 years, and is structured to serve clients throughout the United States. The firm has a diverse general practice law focusing in a wide range of legal matters including divorce and family law, criminal law, estate planning, real estate, business law, employment law, personal injury, work injury and insurance litigation. They represent businesses, individuals and public entities to help them work through their legal problems. As one of the oldest, largest and most respected firms, the accomplished trial attorneys at Carson & Coil has the resources and the background to handle even the most complex issue and has built a reputation for high-quality client service and efficient, professional legal representation. They are proud of their place in the Missouri legal community and will work hard to protect their clients.
Mark A. Ludwig partner at the firm, was admitted to practice law in Missouri, 1981 and Illinois, 1982, the U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1981, the U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri and the U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1981. Mark began practicing law at a large insurance defense firm in St. Louis in 1981, representing insurance companies and their insureds. In 1985, he moved to Jefferson City, where he began representing people in personal injury law, insurance law and litigation. When he represented the insurance companies, it was a challenge, know he devotes his practice to those who have been injured and is also a certified mediator. Mark loves making a difference in his clients’ lives, The gratitude that he gets from clients, knowing their expenses are covered and their future is secure is tremendously satisfying to him.
“It makes me happy to find a way to get my clients justice, while getting the responsible party to face their liability. That’s the way the system should work, and we do our best to see that it does.”
Mark and and his partner Rudy Veit have recovered over $11 million for a client in 2012 who suffered an electrical injury in a workplace accident, and recovered one million dollars for a paraplegic client over a poorly fitted wheelchair. Mark has also represented clients against General Motors, Walmart, John Deere, Amtrak, the Missouri Department of Transportation, various manufacturers, trucking companies, nursing homes, and major insurance companies. Product liability, construction defects, and refusal to pay claims along with more routine auto accidents and other negligence cases have led to numerous six and seven figure recoveries for clients.
Mark graduated from Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, with a B.A. cum laude – 1978 and received his J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law, St – 1981. He is a member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, the Missouri Bar and the Cole County Bar. Mark was named a Kansas/Missouri “Super Lawyer” in the field of Personal Injury for 2011-present and was honored with the President’s Award Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers in 2015.
When not working, Mark enjoys golf, fishing, hunting and traveling. He is an avid fan of Missouri sports and the St. Louis Cardinals, Mark was name to the Mon-Clair (Ill.) Baseball League Hall of Fame in 2012 and the St. Louis Area Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame in 2014. He is a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Jefferson City where his wife of 33 years, Vicky, is a deacon. They have two children Jason and Tiffany. Mark and Vicky became Grandparents twice in 2013.
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