also known as Lauren Applegate Marks
Lauren Marks is originally a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended Pennsylvania State University at University Park where she graduated with two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Film/Video and Political Science. Following college, she returned to Pittsburgh where she attended Duquesne University School of Law. While in law school, Attorney Marks was an active member of the Trial Advocacy team, competing nationally. Attorney Marks was awarded the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocacy Award for distinguished achievement in trial advocacy at Duquesne University. She also was admitted to the Order of the Barristers for excellence in advocacy and services.
Eventually, Attorney Marks relocated to Berks County to specialize in criminal defense where she worked for the Public Defenders’ Office. Upon leaving the Berks County Public Defenders’ Office, Lauren Marks entered the private law field where she specializes in family and criminal law. Attorney Marks also is frequently appointed by the courts as a Guardian ad Litem for children in highly contested custody cases. Attorney Marks is a member of the Berks County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations.
Attorney Marks resides in Berks County with her husband and two stepchildren.
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I have worked with Lauren on many cases and she has always been an excellent advocate for her clients and has worked diligently to get a good resolution for each case. I have such a high level respect for her that I have referred clients to her when I have a conflict.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Distinguished Achievement in the Art of Advocacy||The International Academy of Trial Lawyers||2008|
|Owner||Lauren Marks, Attorney at Law||2014 - Present|
|Associate||Emkey Law Firm||2010 - 2014|
|Assistant Public Defender||Berks County Public Defender's Office||2009 - 2011|
|Clerk||Honorable Moschetta Bell||2008 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Berks County Bar Association||N/A||2009 - Present|
|Order of Barristers||N/A||2008 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||N/A||2008 - Present|
|Duquesne University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|Pennsylvania State University||Film/Video||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2003|
|Pennsylvania State University||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2003|
|Legends of the Bar||Women of the Bar||2014|
|Custody Alternatives Under the New Custody Act||Custody||2014|