Shaheen Law Firm

W. Mark Dunn

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W. Mark Dunn
(804) 474-9418

Mark Dunn is a native of Richmond and attended The Collegiate Schools. Mark obtained his Bachelor's Degree from Columbia University in New York City, and his Juris Doctor from the College of William & Mary. 

Mark has practiced law in the Commonwealth of Virginia for more than thirty years. He is a former Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney (criminal prosecutor) in Danville. Mark has served as an Assistant Attorney General of Virginia, Criminal Division. In that capacity, he represented the Commonwealth in criminal appeals in the Virginia Supreme Court and the Virginia Court of Appeals. Mark has also served as Assistant Attorney General of Virginia, Civil Division. In that capacity, he defended state employees in personal injury cases throughout the Commonwealth. Mark has represented the Virginia State Bar in ethics appeals before the Virginia Supreme Court, and has defended the Virginia State Police in constitutional torts in federal court. Mark has been Of Counsel to Shaheen Law Firm for seven years, where his state and federal practice emphasizes criminal, traffic, personal injury, domestic relations matters, and appeals.


Juris Doctor, 1981

B.A., 1978

Activities & Affiliations

• United States Supreme Court
• Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
• United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
• United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Bar Admissions

• Virginia State Bar
• New York State Bar