Murry A. Marks

 Attorney

St. Louis | Missouri
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Murry’s practice focuses on the areas of Family Law, Criminal Defense, & Civil Litigation in both State & Federal Courts at trial & appeal.

Murry’s Credentials & Bio

Mr. Marks’ is admitted to practice in the State of Missouri (1963), the United States Supreme Court (1972), The United States Tax Court (1985), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri (1964) and the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri (1964) and the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri (1985). Mr. Marks received his undergraduate degree from Washington University in 1954 and his law degree from Washington University in 1963. Mr. Marks is a member of the Missouri Bar Association, The American Bar Association, The American Association of Justice, The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, The Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, The First Amendment Lawyers Association, The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, The St. Louis County Bar Association and The American College of Legal Medicine. a Life Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (2001), a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum (2008), was selected to Who’s Who in American Law (1990-present), and named Distinguished Fellow of the St. Louis Bar Foundation (1992).

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury Plaintiff
  • Professional Malpractice Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Education

  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. – 1963
  • Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    • B.A. – 1954
    • Major: English
  • Northwestern University

Representative Appellate Cases

Past Employment Positions

  • St. Louis County Counselor’s Office, Assistant County Counselor, 1963 – 1967
  • Elliot, Marks and Freeman, Partner, 1967 – 1971

Honors and Awards

  • Who’s Who in American Law, 1990 – Present
  • Distinguished Fellow, St. Louis Bar Foundation, 1992 – Present
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Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1963
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1964
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1969
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1972
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1985

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Missouri Bar Association, Member, 1963 – Present
  • The American Bar Association, Member, 1964 – Present
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ), Member, 1967 – Present
  • The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member, 1975 – Present
  • The Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Member, 1985 – Present
  • The Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Member, 1975 – Present
  • The St. Louis County Bar Association, 1972 – Present
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, 1964 – Present
  • The American College of Legal Medicine, 1993 – Present
  • The First Amendment Lawyers Association, 1999 – Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Life Member, 2001

Featured Family Law Videos

Jonathan Marks, STL Moms: Holiday Advice for Divorced Families

Jonathan Marks, STL Moms: What You Can Learn From Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s Divorce

Jonathan Marks, STL Moms: Finding a Mediator for Your Divorce

Jonathan Marks, STL Moms: Divorce and College Savings