Demi R. Marks is an attorney at McCracken Kuhn PLLC. She is a member of the Nashville, Tennessee, California, and American Bar Associations. Demi is licensed to practice in both Tennessee and California.
Prior to joining the firm, Demi was working in Beverly Hills, California at a boutique family law firm catered to high net worth individuals and complex family law litigation. There, Demi worked on a wide range of cases from post judgment enforcements of qualified domestic orders to child and animal custody cases. Demi’s favorite part of her job was working with her clients to develop creative solutions in their divorces and advocating for them.
In law school, Demi studied with the esteemed collaborative law professional, Forrest “Woody” Mosten and soon realized her passion for family law. Through Woody’s mentorship, Demi was able to develop her skills in mediation, collaborative law, and hybrid solutions to tricky family law situations. After graduation, Demi worked with Woody as a research assistant on his book Unbundled Legal Services: A Family Lawyer’s Guide. Demi is passionate about the collaborative process and mediation and believes in incorporating these methods to come up with harmonious solutions for family units to redefine their relationships.
In addition to her work in family law, Demi previously comes from an entertainment law background, having worked at Amazon, NBCUniversal, and Sony in various capacities throughout her time in Los Angeles.
Demi attended UCLA School of Law where she was the President of the Entertainment Law Society, Chief Articles Editor for the Entertainment Law Review, and Submissions Editor for the Journal of Law and Technology. Demi’s article entitled The Internet Doesn’t Forget: Redefining Privacy Through an American Right to Be Forgotten was published in Volume 23 of the UCLA Entertainment Law Review and can be accessed at: https://escholarship.org/uc/uclalaw_elr/23/1.
Demi grew up in South Florida and attended Tufts University in Massachusetts for her undergraduate studies where she created her own major in Children’s Entertainment and minored in Entrepreneurial Leadership. Demi serves as an alumni interviewer for Tufts in the Nashville region.
When Demi is not at work, she can typically be found hiking the greenways with her fiance and their two pups, Riggins and Wild, or riding her horse, Biggie. Demi is a passionate advocate of animals and volunteers with various organizations.
|Attorney||McCracken Law PLLC||2020 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Piper McCracken||2018 - 2020|
|Associate Attorney||Robert N. Kipper, P.C.||2016 - 2017|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Tennessee Bar Association||2018 - Present|
|Nashville Bar Association||2017 - Present|
|American Bar Association||2016 - Present|
|State Bar of California||2016 - Present|
|State Bar of California, Family Law Section||2016 - 2017|
|Los Angeles County Bar Foundation||2016 - 2017|
|Piper McCracken Blog||How Debts Are Divided in a Tennessee Divorce?||2020|
|Piper McCracken Blog||Estate Planning 101: What is a Power of Attorney?||2020|
|Piper McCracken Blog||3 Ways a Divorce Might Become Contested||2020|
|Piper McCracken Blog||Breaking the News: How to Tell Your Child You’re Getting a Divorce||2020|
|Piper McCracken Blog||Considering Divorce? Take These 4 Steps to Plan Financially||2019|
|Piper McCracken Blog||Considering Adoption? Ask Yourself These Questions First||2019|
|Piper McCracken Blog||5 Tips for Effective Co-Parenting Following Divorce||2019|
|Piper McCracken Blog||The Importance of Hiring an Attorney Who Understands Your Working Schedule||2019|
|Piper McCracken Blog||How to Be Intentional and Strategic with Your Legal Plan||2019|
|Piper McCracken Blog||Divorce Delegation for the Busy Professional||2019|
|Piper McCracken Blog||How Mental Health Professionals Assist in the Collaborative Divorce Process||2019|
|Piper McCracken Blog||5 Tips for Managing Divorce Stress||2019|
|Piper McCracken Blog||How to Minimize the Impact of a Divorce on Your Business||2019|
|Piper McCracken Blog||Don’t Let Your Estate Plans Fall Through the Cracks Following a Divorce||2018|
|Piper McCracken Blog||4 Myths You Will Hear About Prenups (That Aren’t True)||2018|
|Piper McCracken Blog||A Step-by-Step Guide to the Stepparent Adoption Process||2018|
|Piper McCracken Blog||4 Tips for a Better Parenting Plan||2018|
|Piper McCracken Blog||Tennessee Child Custody Explained||2018|
|Piper McCracken Blog||Understanding the Role of the Financial Professional in Collaborative Divorce||2018|
|Piper McCracken Blog||5 Ways to Help Your Kids Adjust to Life Following Divorce||2018|
|UCLA Entertainment Law Review||The Internet Doesn’t Forget: Redefining Privacy Through an American Right to Be Forgotten||2016|
|University of California at Los Angeles School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2016|
|Tufts University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2013|
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