Practice Areas Construction Defects Defense; Insurance Defense
Admitted: 1985, California; 1995, Nevada
Law School: University of San Diego, J.D.
Member: State Bar of Nevada; State Bar of California; Clark County Bar Association
Biography: Ms. Marks is the founding partner of The Marks Law Group, LLP. She completed her undergraduate work at the University of California, Santa Barbara and graduated Cum Laude in 1982 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. She then attended the University of San Diego School of Law and obtained her Juris Doctorate Degree in 1985. While at the University of San Diego School of Law, she was a member of the Moot Court National Team.
Ms. Marks gained admission to the State Bar of California in 1985 and the Nevada Bar in 1995. She is currently a member of the Nevada, Clark County and California Bar Associations. She has been a member of the American BarAssociation and served on the Board of Directors and as Treasurer for the San Diego Defense Lawyers (1999-2000). She served on the Bench/Bar Arbitration Committee for the San Diego County Bar Association, the Board ofDirectors for the University of San Diego Law School Alumni Association (1989-1995) and has been appointed as a Pro Tem Judge for the San Diego Municipal Court, Small Claims Division.
Since moving to Nevada in 2001, Ms. Marks has served on the Bench/Bar Committee for the creation of a standardized Case Management Order for Construction Defect Litigation, through the Eighth District Judicial Court. Ms. Marks is a member of the founding Board of Directors for Las Vegas Defense Lawyers, serving as Treasurer (2011-2017). She has been selected as a member of the Council on Litigation Management, has been given an AV rating by her peers through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available, in 2013 was named one of the Top Attorneys in Southern Nevada in Legal Elite polling, and in 2018 was awarded Lawyer of the Year by Las Vegas Defense Lawyers.
Ms. Marks' practice is focused on civil litigation, including general liability matters and the representation of developers, general contractors, subcontractors, and design professionals in the field of construction defect litigation. She has been asked to speak at various seminars, primarily as to various topics associated with construction defect litigation.
Born: San Diego, California