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Mark Russell Eiglarsh

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Mark Eiglarsh's professional mission is to do everything in his power to obtain the best possible outcome for his valued clients under challenging circumstances. He passionately believes that serving his clients is an extraordinary opportunity and gift. By accepting select cases on behalf of his boutique litigation firm, The Law Offices of Mark Eiglarsh, he is able to aggressively and passionately devote the necessary time and energy to achieve wonderful results for those clients he represents.


Here are just some of many of Mark Eiglarsh's professional accolades:


  • Enjoys an "AV rating" from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating obtainable.

  • Voted by his peers one of the "Best of the Bar."

  • Named as one of Florida Trend's "Legal Elite", an honor given to less than one percent of the lawyers in the state.

  • Selected as a "Super Lawyer," lawyers who have attained certain honors, results or credentials, which indicate a high degree of peer recognition or professional competence.

  • Serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law



Mark Eiglarsh was born and raised in Miami. He graduated from the University of Florida, with honors, acquiring a Bachelors of Science degree in Telecommunication (Radio and Television Production). He earned his law degree from Loyola School of Law, in New Orleans, where he earned a scholarship by competing on the Moot Court National Team.

After graduation, he served as a Miami-Dade County Prosecutor from 1992-1996. He has been involved in numerous "high-profile" matters throughout his career, including cases involving one of Madonna's alleged stalkers; former University of Miami Football Star Rohan Marley, the son of Reggae Legend Bob Marley; two juveniles charged with shooting and killing a German tourist; and Yusimil Herrera, a former abused foster child accused in the beating death of her 3 year old daughter.


Mr. Eiglarsh has tried countless jury trials and numerous "Bench trials." He has obtained numerous acquittals and produced hundreds of positive results for clients in both State and Federal Court as a result of his experience as both a trial attorney and a negotiator. He is a very unique lawyer in that he is honest, ethical and impeccable with his word. He's extremely well respected and admired by his current and former clients. Mr. Eiglarsh always is a straight talker and sugar coat things. He treats his clients the way he needs to be treated from other professionals. Furthermore, he's zealous, aggressive and fights zealously for his client's rights, even putting their interests before his own. He does all in his power to obtain the best possible outcome under challenging circumstances. After over two decades litigating cases, he has a proven track record of success.


Mark is a member of many professional and community service organizations including:

*Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

*Member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, where he served on the Board of Directors of the Miami Chapter.

*Member of the Dade County Bar Association, where he previously served on the Board of Directors

*Serves as an Ambassador of the Miami chapter of Big Brothers/Big Sisters, peviously serving on the Board of Directors for a decade (since 1998) and previously served as a mentor to an "ask risk" child.  He served as past legal counsel to the agency and chair of the Volunteer Recruitment Council.

*Leadership Miami Graduate


Mr. Eiglarsh is a heavily sought after lecturer and speaker as well.  Some of his numerous presentations include: 

-"What Every Civil Lawyer Should Know About Criminal Law"

-"The Rights Of A Citizen In Police Encounters"

-"Civil Lawyers In Criminal Court- Representing The Accused For DUI"

-"Rainmaking 101"

-"Maximizing Your Performance In The Courtroom/Acting For Lawyers."

-"Designing An Extraordinary Practice"



Mr. Eiglarsh has been published in numerous legal publications including:

*The Florida Bar Journal

*The Dade County Bar Bulletin (appearing in the Daily Business Review)

*The Miami Herald

*The Indigent Defense Magazine



Mr. Eiglarsh is frequently asked to provide the media with legal commentary and appears frequently on the following networks:

*HLN (CNN's "Sister Station," Headline News)

*Fox News Channel

*Fox Business Channel

*CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX affiliates

*E Entertainment Television



-"The O'Reilly Factor"

-"60 Minutes"

-"The Today Show"

-"Good Morning America"

-"World News Tonight With Diane Sawyer"

-"Dr. Phil"

-"The Kelly File" (with host Megyn Kelly)

-"Dr. Drew On Call"

-"Nancy Grace"

-"Jane Velez-Mitchell"

-"The View"



Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Photos and videos

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
  2. DUI & DWI: 10%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

9 total 

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  • Richard Lawrence Cooper

    Mr. Eiglarsh is a mainstay in the South Florida criminal defense world. He is highly respected by his peers and his clients. He zealously advocates for his clients while maintaining his vital integrity to the court and his opposing counsels. I have learned a lot from Mark and I am proud to call him a colleague. Mark is an asset to the community. I endorse this lawyer.


    Richard Cooper Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jordan Stuart Redavid

    Mark is an exceptional criminal defense attorney. He utilizes all of his experience and creativity in each and every case to ensure that every client is getting the best possible results under challenging circumstances. His work in the community speaks volumes about his character, too.


    Jordan Redavid Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

4770 Biscayne Blvd Ste 610
Miami, FL, 33137-3225


FLMember in Good Standing199206/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2006
Fredrick J. Gisevius AwardMoot Court Scholarship1991
Super LawyerFlorida Super LawyersN/A
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend MagazineN/A
AV Client RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/OwnerLaw Offices of Mark Eiglarsh1996 - Present
Criminal Defense Attorney/Law PartnerRobbins, Tunkey, Ross, Amsel Raben, Waxman and Eiglarsh, PA1995 - 1996
Prosecuting AttorneyMiami Dade County State Attorney's Office1992 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
University of Miami School of LawAdjunct Law Professor2008 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1996 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Miami chapter)Lifetime Member1996 - Present
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of MiamiAmbassador, Former Board Member and Mentor1994 - Present
Dade County Bar AssociationMember and Former Board Member1992 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Florida vs. Matthew ScheidtIn spite of facing a couple of decades in prison, I was able to resolve the case with no jail time.
State of Florida vs. Salim Saloum et. al.All charges against my client were dropped (nolle proceed)
State of Florida vs. Denim ThomasThe jury acquitted Mr. Thomas of all charges.
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Florida Bar Journal“The Landmine Of The Federal Rules Of Evidence - Rule 806"1998
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin"Immunity Doesn't Make You Immune"N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin"Marital Privilege, When Husband and Wife Commit Crimes"N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin“What You Should Know About DUI Law: Breath, Blood and Urine”N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin"How Low Can You Go In Federal Court?" Downward Departures In Sentencing"N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin"Surprising Changes To Sentencing Laws"N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin"Miranda v. Arizona...The Story Behind The Opinion"N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin"Everything You Need To Know About Sealing and Expunging"N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin"Free Speech, What Can I Say?"N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin"Supreme Court Shocks With Blakely Decision"N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin"The DUI Nightmare"N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin"The Patriot Act's Impact on Civil Liberties"N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin"The Right To Confrontation After Crawford"N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin"Vacating Criminal Convictions"N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin"What To Do When Law Enforcement Wants An Interview"N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin"When Clients Lie...What Must You Do?"N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin"Bail and Jail, What You Need to Know"N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin"Frequently Asked Criminal Law Questions- Part I"N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin"Frequently Asked Criminal Law Questions- Part II"N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin"Constructive Possession? But I Swear I Didn’t Know It Was There!!!”N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin“Self-Defense- When can you use force against another?”N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin“What Prosecutors Can’t Say”N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin“What You Should Know About Grand Juries”N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin“When Uncharged Crimes Are Admissible”N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin“Got a Subpoena. Someone get me out of this!”N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin“Stand Your Ground”N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin“Facing Deportation, After The Green Decision”N/A
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin“Exigent Circumstances, When Can Cops Enter”N/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University New Orleans College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of FloridaTelecommunicationBS - Bachelor of Science1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Paralegal Seminar"Everything You Should Know About Criminal Law"2013
Monthly Speakers Meeting"Designing An Extraordinary Practice"2013
Monthly Seminar"Rainmaking, The Course They Should Teach In Law School"2013
Jacksonville Paralegal Association Continuing Education Seminar"How Can You Defend Those Guilty People?"2012
Lunch and Learn"Everything You Should Know About Criminal Law"2011
Lunch and Learn by DCBA"How To Be A Solo Practitioner/Rainmaking"2010
Lunch and Learn"Winning The Case In Jury Selection"2010
3rd Annual Ethics Seminar"Ethics And The Media"2010
Paralegals Seminar"The Ethics of Representing The Guilty"2009
Lunch and Learn Seminar"What Everyone Should Know About Criminal Law"2008
Lunch and Learn Seminar"What Civil Lawyers Should Know About Criminal Law"2008
Lunch and Learn"Rainmaking And The Media"2008
Law and Technology Seminar"Designing Your Practice, Technically Speaking"2007
Training Session at Public Defender's Office"Maximizing Your Performance In The Courtroom"2006
Monthly Lunch and Learn"Rainmaking, Unlocking Your Potential"2006
Dade County Bar Association Lunch and Learn"What Every Civil Lawyer Should Know About Criminal Law"2006
Paralegal Continuing Education Seminar"Winning Every Time In Criminal Court"2005
Continuing Education Seminar"What Everyone Should Know About Criminal Law, Part 2"2005
Lunch and Learn Seminar"What You Should Know About Criminal Law"2004