Mark M. Neil

Mark M. Neil is a Program Counsel for the National Attorneys General Training and Research Institute (NAGTRI), the research and training arm of the National Association of Attorneys Generals (NAAG). Prior to coming to NAAG, Mr. Neil served six (6) years as a Senior Attorney with the National Traffic Law Center of the National District Attorneys Association, where he conducted or participated in training conferences and seminars around the country, provided technical assistance to prosecutors, law enforcement officers and other allied criminal justice professionals, and represented prosecutors at national meetings. Previously, he was the Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor for the West Virginia Prosecuting Attorneys Institute. A graduate of Vanderbilt University and the West Virginia University College of Law, he was a practicing attorney in West Virginia for over 24 years, 17 of which as an Assistant Prosecutor handling felony and misdemeanor matters of all kinds.

Mr. Neil has served as faculty for a number of trial advocacy courses at the National Advocacy Center, as well as state and national courses across the country. He has been an instructor at the West Virginia State Police Academy and was formerly an Adjunct Professor at Mountain State University in West Virginia, a position he held for 13 years, teaching in the areas of criminal law and procedure. He is a frequent lecturer and presenter on various topics to prosecutors, police and other professionals at state and national trainings and conferences.

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