About Attorney Mark M. Caldwell, III

Mark Caldwell, IIIMCaldwell@mmc3law.com

Mark Caldwell focuses his practice in workers compensation and civil defense. Mark has extensive knowledge and experience in the truckling industry from his previous career as an operations manager for two different national trucking companies. He represents companies from this industry as well as Moving and Storage Operators and other major logistics and transportation companies in the defense of their workers compensation claims, vehicle personal injury or property damage and/or premises liability claims.

Leaving the trucking business after a ten year career, Mark returned to law school and focused his education and clinical training in the areas of workers compensation, civil litigation and general business law. During law school, Mark served as law clerk to the honorable Robert Joiner and Virginia Diamond, Commissioners of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission.

Mark has been a regular presenter at industry sponsored legal seminars and “in house” workshops. Mark’s experience includes all areas of workers compensation law, including: injury by accident, compensable consequence, wage disputes, medical causation disputes, non-compensable idiopathic conditions or causes and discovery disputes. Mark has also represented insurers and employers in subrogation matters, maximizing his skills in Civil Court.

In his spare time Mark is active in the local community serving as a Council Member and Coach for Special Olympics and as a coach for the Christiansburg Recreational Sports leagues. Mark sings in the local Community Choir-The Blacksburg Master Chorale, and sings for his Church’s praise and worship team. Mark’s firm is a member of the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce.


  • B.S., University of Tennessee, 1982, magna cum laude
  • J.D., University of Richmond, 1995
Professional Affliations
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Montgomery County-Radford Bar Association
  • Southwest Virginia Workers Compensation Bar Association
Community Service Current:

  • Special Olympics Virginia, Area 9 – Council Member
  • Blacksburg Master Chorale- Treasurer and singer “tenor section”
  • Leadership NRV- Legacy Member


  • Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Legislative Committee
  • Christiansburg High School Site Committee
  • Society of Human Resource Managers – Member
  • Business Networking International (BNI) “NRV Elite” – Chapter member
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters, Roanoke-New River Valley Chapter – Board of Directors
  • Commissioner- Town of Christiansburg Planning Commission