Meet Our Law Clerk: Marcus
Marcus is an exceptional graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law, with a penchant for justice and a passion for hip hop music. He brings a unique mix of experience to Spodek Law Group, characterized by his excellent achievements in both academics and leadership roles.
At the University of Alabama School of law, Marcus was a top performer, earning membership to the prestigious Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society. He also received the Certificate in Public Interest law as well as the Dean’s Community Service Award due to his exemplary performance in legal education. During his time at school, he served two years as a Student Bar Association senator on behalf of his graduating class and was senior editor of the influential Journal of the Legal Profession, Vol. 46.
Furthermore, Marcus represented Alabama at the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition – our nation’s largest competition regarding intellectual property – grabbing third place in the Southeast region.
Marcus has been an active participant in several national student organizations such as Immigration Detention Defense Board and National Lawyers Guild. In addition to being co-founder and member of Student Animal Legal Defense Fund while studying for his third-year degree.
In preparation for his role at Spodek Law Group, Marcus interned under Chief Judge L. Scott Coogler twice during two summers at the U.S. District Court. Additionally, he garnered valuable experience while assisting small business clients as a student attorney in his school’s Entrepreneurship and Nonprofit Clinic.
He also performed legal writing and research for Jefferson County Public Defender, Birmingham AL., which added more knowledge to his experience armory.
The Person Beyond The Lawyer
Apart from being passionate about law, Marcus has an intense enthusiasm for hip-hop music that has contributed to his exceptional communication skills. His zeal for justice reflects in his professionalism and dedication to acquiring knowledge on emerging legal perspectives.
Marcus is a value-adding law clerk at Spodek Law Group. Through his academic excellence, volunteerism, leadership roles in student organizations, and practical experience, he has honed a unique skill-set that makes him an outstanding asset to the team.