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About me

I am Admitted to practice in Washington State, the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

I represent mostly immigrants in a variety of immigration related matters, including family sponsored visas, naturalization, asylum, detention bonds, removal defense in Immigration Court, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and federal appellate and circuit courts. 



Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Vietnamese

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 80%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%



Hourly ($275-325/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • Katherine Honor Rich

    Scott has an in depth knowledge of immigration law and the logistics of moving matters forward before the immigration court. He is an excellent attorney and a pleasure to work with.


    Katherine Rich Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Eric John Makus

    I endorse this lawyer. He is a superior practitioner who resolves the most difficult legal matters. Judges and opposing counsel recognize and respect his appearance in court. Count yourself as fortunate if Mr.Marks is your lawyer; you're in good hands.


    Eric Makus Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

The Law Office Of Scott A Marks

900 1st Ave S Ste 104
Seattle, WA, 98134-1208


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2008
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2007
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe Law Office of Scott A Marks2008 - Present
PartnerWeber & Marks2005 - 2008
AttorneyPoole & Associates2001 - 2005
AttorneyPreston Gates & Ellis2000 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Washington State chapter)Member2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Trung Thanh Hoang v Holder, 641 F.3d 1157 (9th Cir. 2011)Petition for Review Granted
Margaret Olayinka Lanier v U.S. Attorney General, 631 F.3d 1363 (11th Cir. 2011)Petition for Review Granted
De SantaMaria v U.S. Attorney General, 525 F.3d 999 (11th Cir. 2008)Petition for Review Granted
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of Washington School of LawPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1989