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Marqus Anthony Cole

Criminal defense Attorney at Snellville, GA

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Marqus A. Cole is a native of Georgia and the founding member of The Cole Law Office. Marqus decided to become a lawyer after seeing a courthouse and jail firsthand during his senior year of high school. The number of men and women behind bars that looked like him outweighed the men and women in suits there to help. At that moment, he knew he wanted to be one of the men in suits to help the men behind bars.


In law school, Marqus received specialized training in the areas of criminal law. He interned at the Cook County Public Defender’s office, one of the largest public defender’s offices in the country, representing members of the community that needed high-quality legal counsel but could not to pay for an attorney.


After graduating law school, Marqus continued providing high-quality legal counsel to community members with limited resources by becoming a civil legal aid attorney. Marqus represented clients in landlord/tenant matters, public housing cases, public benefits, bankruptcies, and small claims cases.


Marqus was recruited to the Lake County State’s Attorney Office, as an Assistant State's Attorney in the metro-Chicago area. He worked to pursue justice for victims and helped prosecute crimes in the traffic, DUI, misdemeanor, and felony review division.

Licensed for 10 years
State GA
Status Active Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2018
Updated 06/19/2018
State IL
Status Administrative - Not Authorized to Practice
Acquired 2012
Updated 01/06/2023

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The Cole Law Office
3375 Centerville Highway
Box 392855
Snellville, GA, 30039


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Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • The Cole Law Office
  • 2018 - Present
  • Assistant State Attorney
  • Lake County State's Attorney's Office
  • 2016 - 2018
  • Project Attorney
  • Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.
  • 2012 - 2014


  • DePaul University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2012
  • Georgia State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2008


  • Shriver Center Racial Justice Training Institute
  • Inaugural Cohort Member
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Winnebago County Coalition of Care
  • Board Member
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Black Law Student Association
  • Executive Board Member
  • 2010 - 2011
  • Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial
  • Team Captain
  • 2010 - 2011
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Snellville Criminal defense Lawyer Marqus Anthony Cole
Marqus Anthony Cole
Criminal defense Attorney
Snellville, GA
Licensed for 10 years