Mark Hearp became associated with the Beaver Couie Law Firm on November 10, 2003. In 2008, Mark became a partner with the firm. His practice covers all stages and levels of criminal representation including traffic, speeding tickets, misdemeanor, felony, driving while impaired offenses and federal charges.
Prior to joining the firm, Mark served as an Assistant District Attorney for over two years in Cumberland County, North Carolina. While at that position, Mr. Hearp tried hundreds of driving while impaired offenses and other traffic offenses. He was also responsible for the prosecution of hundreds of major felony cases. These felonies included drug cases, child sexual assaults, armed robberies, breaking and entering, larcenies, rapes, habitual offenses and embezzlement cases.
Mark earned his Bachelors of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1998, his Juris Doctor from Campbell University School of Law in 2001, and was admitted to the North Carolina State Bar the same year. While at Campbell Law School, he was an elected official representing the student body in the Student Bar Association, a member of Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity, and received several top academic honors.
Mark has won several awards throughout his time with our firm. In 2013, Mark was named “Top 40 under 40” Trial lawyers in the State of North Carolina by the National Trial Lawyers Association. From 2013-2017, Mark was named as one of the “Top 100 DWI Lawyers in the State of North Carolina” by the National Advocacy of DUI Defense. In 2010, Mark was voted as the Reader’s Choice “Best Lawyer” by the readers of the Fayetteville Observer. In 2013, Mark came in second in “The Greatest Around Fayetteville” for Best DWI Lawyer in Fayetteville. In 2017 he was voted “Best Traffic Ticket Attorney” in Up and Coming Weekly’s Best of Fayetteville.When Mark is not working hard for his clients, he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and kayaking.