Mark K. McCulloch, Esq.
Mark McCulloch is a senior associate at Appeals law Group. He holds licenses to practice in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Florida and is admitted to practice in several federal courts across the country including the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. McCulloch began his legal career in 2009 in the legal department at Liberty Mutual Insurance Company before opening his own practice in 2010. As a Bar Advocate in Massachusetts, Mr. McCulloch represented indigent criminal defendants charged with misdemeanors and felonies in state courts across the Commonwealth. His clients benefitted from his belief that regardless of economic status, a criminal defendant accused of a crime deserves strong, competent representation.
As an appellate advocate, Mr. McCulloch regularly draws upon his extensive criminal and civil trial experience in reviewing an appellate record. He uses his understanding of trial practice and procedure to identify errors at the trial level and then couples his research skills with his writing background to present effective arguments to the appeals court.
He has represented clients pursuing direct appeals and post-conviction rights in Pennsylvania and Florida and has vast experience prosecuting direct appeals following criminal convictions in state and federal court. His practice focuses on comprehensive appellate advocacy. A third-generation attorney, Mr. McCulloch's passion for litigation stems in part from his long-time love of theater and politics.
Prior to entering law school, Mr. McCulloch worked as a newspaper reporter and editor for more than a decade. His extensive writing experience included covering the court system where he fueled his interest in the practice of law. Mr. McCulloch was honored on multiple occasions by the New England Press Association for his stories, taking the complicated and making it simple. He has translated his award-winning writing experience into a reputation as a skilled legal writer.
A native of New Jersey, Mr. McCulloch earned his bachelor's degree in communications from Emerson College in Boston and a master's degree in public policy from American International College. He earned his law degree from Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law in Orlando. Mr. McCulloch is married and has three children and a granddaughter. He lives in Altamonte Springs, Florida. He enjoys playing golf and singing in the Jubilation and Chancel choirs at First United Methodist Church of Winter Park.
Areas of Practice
Federal Criminal Sentencing
Federal Criminal Appeals
Federal Civil Appeals
Federal Habeas Corpus
Federal Civil Rights Litigation
State Criminal Appeals
State Post-Conviction Relief
The Florida Bar (Florida Supreme Court)
The Massachusetts Bar (Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court)
The Pennsylvania Bar (Pennsylvania Supreme Court)
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
United States District Court, District of Massachusetts
United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida