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A native of Northwest Ohio, Mr. Marks was born and raised in the Toledo area. He is a graduate of Perrysburg High School and an Eagle Scout. After serving a two year mission in Italy, Mr. Marks returned to finish his education.


Since his return to Toledo, Mr. Marks has remained active in the local scouting community, serving both as the Scoutmaster for a local troop and a commissioner for his district.


Mr. Marks worked as an extern for the Honorable James G. Carr in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the Honorable Patrick J. Foley in the Lucas County Court of Common Pleas.



Languages Spoken: Italian

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Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    10 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 25%
    10 years, 100 cases
  3. Divorce & Separation: 15%
    10 years, 20 cases
  4. Juvenile: 5%
    10 years, 50 cases
  5. Appeals: 5%
    10 years, 40 cases



Hourly ($125-150/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Mary Catherine O'Neill

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Mary O'Neill Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Owen Benton Dunn Jr.

    Eric Marks is an effective and professional advocate for his clients. And is a well respected colleague among the practicing bar.


    Owen Dunn Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Marks Law Office, LLC

405 Madison Ave. Ste. 1000
Toledo, OH, 43604-1276



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Writing Requirements Completed with HonorsUniversity of Toledo College of Law2005
Highest Ranking Student - Property IUniversity of Toledo College of Law2003
Merit ScholarshipUniversity of Toledo College of Law2003
Dean's ListUniversity of Toledo College of Law2002
Merit ScholarshipUniversity of Toledo College of Law2002
Eagle ScoutThe Boy Scouts of America1994
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerThe Marks Law Office, LLC2005 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Toledo Bar Association, Court of Appeals CommitteeCommittee Member2012 - Present
Toledo Bar Association, Municipal Court CommitteeCommittee Member2011 - Present
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SaintsBishop2009 - 2014
Legal Associates, Inc.Treasurer2008 - Present
Lucas County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Toledo Bar Association, Young Lawyer's CommitteeCommittee Member2006 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Birr v. Birr, 6th Dist. No. F-10-021, 2012-Ohio-187Reversed in part for an abuse of discretion in the division of property.
Whitehouse v. Stricklin, 6th Dist. No. L-10-1277, 2012-Ohio-1877Reversed, DUI dismissed and pled to headlight violation
State v. Daniels, 6th Dist. No. L-11-1306, 2013-Ohio-1081Suppression of the Evidence was affirmed
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Toledo College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Brigham Young UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Ohio State UniversityHistoryN/A1998