Our Attorneys

Mark D. Bailey

Juris Doctor
Mark D. Bailey joined Purnell, McKennett & Menke, P.C. in 2018, bringing with him years of trial experience after serving as the Senior Assistant Public Defender for Fauquier and Rappahannock Counties. During his 10 years of service with the Office of the Public Defender, Mr. Bailey was immersed in all aspects of Criminal Law as he defended both juvenile and adult clients in over 3,600 criminal cases, ranging from traffic offenses to the most serious of felony charges. Mr. Bailey also gained invaluable appellate experience pleading and arguing cases before the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Virginia and was designated as the office’s Appellate Supervisor. Since joining the firm, Mr. Bailey has expanded his practice to utilize his trial skills and experience for clients in the areas of Business Litigation and General Civil Litigation. Mr. Bailey became a share partner of the firm in January 2023

Mr. Bailey is a Virginia native, having attended James Madison High School in Vienna, followed by James Madison University, in Harrisonburg. Mr. Bailey earned his Juris Doctor from Ave Maria School of Law, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 2004, and served on the school’s Honor Board and Moot Court Board. After Mark and his wife, Tonya (also a graduate of Ave Maria School of Law), fulfilled an opportunity to run their own small business in Grand Rapids, Michigan, they returned to Virginia to embark on his practice of criminal law.

Mr. Bailey enjoys music and the outdoors, but most of all his faith and family.

Mark D. Bailey, Esq.
Purnell, McKennett & Menke, PC
9214 Center Street, Suite 101
Manassas, VA 20110
(703) 368-9196
Fax (703) 361-0092

More Information


  • Criminal Law
  • Business Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Appellate Practice


  • All Virginia State Trial and Appellate Courts (2004)
  • District of Columbia (2006)
  • Michigan State Bar (2007)


  • Ave Maria School of Law (J.D. 2004)
  • Université D’Aix- Marseille, Aix-en-Provence, France (1999)
  • James Madison University (B.A. 1995)


  • Virginia State Bar Association
  • Prince William County Bar Association
  • Fauquier County Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Michigan State Bar Association