Mark Rogers, Partner
Mark was born and raised in the East end of St. John’s. He graduated from Holy Heart of Mary High School in 1994 and went on to study Science at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN), graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Biochemistry in 1999. After graduating from MUN, Mark’s knack for logic and problem solving drew him towards pursuing a career in Law. He was immediately accepted into the School of Law at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and began his studies in the Fall of 1999. Mark excelled at Dalhousie and in 2001 was chosen to compete as a member of the team that went on to win the national Mathews Dinsdale and Clarke Moot Court Competition in Labour Law. After graduating from Law School in 2002, he was awarded the Maxwell J. Pratt Award by the Law Society based on academic performance.
Mark was called to the bar in April of 2003 after completing his articles at the Firm of Williams, Roebothan, McKay & Marshall. In 2004 he joined the firm Rogers Bussey Lawyers, being invited into the partnership in 2010. In 2014, he and Richard Rogers founded the firm Rogers & Associates and in 2015, went on to form Rogers Rogers Moyse.
Mark has argued many cases at various levels of the court system, including the Provincial Court of Newfoundland, the Supreme Court General Division, the Court of Appeal, Federal Court Trial Division and the Federal Court of Appeal. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association.
Mark’s practice focuses primarily on personal injury litigation. He is highly skilled at dealing with personal injury cases and Long-Term Disability insurance policies and has represented many clients who have been unfairly denied Long-Term Disability Benefits.
Besides his knowledge and experience, Mark is also known for his diligent, no-nonsense approach when representing his clients. He has been described as professional, proactive, efficient, and a “straight-shooter”. He also believes in being easily accessible to his clients; answering and returning phone calls and emails immediately or as soon as possible.
Mark has been acknowledged by his peers as a top lawyer in the field of Personal Injury Litigation as recognized by the publication Best Lawyers, one of the most highly regarded lawyer rating services.
Mark lives in St. John’s with his wife Lesley, son EJ, and Black Lab, Rocky. When not working, Mark can be found hiking with the family, eating steak, or playing hockey.