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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 32%
    21 years, 100 cases
  2. Medical Malpractice: 32%
    21 years, 800 cases
  3. Probate: 31%
    14 years, 100 cases
  4. Spinal Cord Injury: 5%

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Markus. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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  • Elizabeth Louise Riles

    I could not endorse Markus more highly. He is an excellent trial attorney. He is also personable and well-liked by colleagues and clients. Markus is a great story-teller. He has a marvelous ability to make your case and what happened to you real to a jury.


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Contact info

Willoughby Law Firm

1814 Franklin Street
Suite 800
Oakland, CA, 94612


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Nominated for Trial Lawyer of the YearSan Francisco Trial Lawyers Association2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard Member2011 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember2011 - Present
Alameda and Contra Costa Medical AssociationChairpersonN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Keys v. Alta Bates Summit Medical CenterJury verdict of $1,375,000.00
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Trial Lawyer (SFTLA)Pinning Down The Medical Expert In Failure To Diagnose Cases2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Case Western Reserve University School of LawLawN/AN/A
California State University, Humboldt State UniversityPhilosophyN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Tahoe CLEUsing Medical Experts2012