Mark Stout was born and raised in Hobbs, New Mexico, and graduated from Hobbs High School in 1972. He received his undergraduate degree from Southern Methodist University and his law degree from the University of Tulsa Law School. After law school, Mark returned to Hobbs to practice with his father, Lowell Stout, at Stout & Stout Lawyers. Mark and Lowell worked together for over 25 years. Today, Mark and his son, Drew, continue the legacy of Stout & Stout Lawyers and the Stout Family’s service of over 60 years to the people of Lea County and the Permian Basin.
Mark is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rated lawyer and is a licensed member of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, the New Mexico Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in New Mexico, the United States Claims Court, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. In addition, Mark has worked with attorneys on cases filed in courts in Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas, Colorado and Arizona.
In his free time, Mark enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife Cindy and their four children and four grandchildren.
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