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Bertram L. Marks, Esq.

Chief Legal Counsel & Treasurer

Bertram L. Marks Esq., D. Minn. has been a practicing trial lawyer for 26 years. His practice includes products liability, medical malpractice, ecclesiastical, corporate law, civil rights, personal injury and white-collar criminal defense. He holds an undergraduate political science degree from Wayne State University and a law degree from the University of Detroit. Dr. Marks earned a Master and Doctoral degrees in ministry from the Ecumenical Theological Seminary in Detroit. He serves as Chairman of the Litigation Associates Trial Law Firm and Pastor of First Community Church.


Dr. Marks is a consultant to major organizations and corporations. He provides advice and counsel on economics, social justice, community empowerment and corporate responsibility. He is a senior level consultant to utility companies and senior counsel to the President of the National Progressive Baptist Convention Incorporated. He is the former President of T.H.A.W. Board of Directors of Michigan, former Michigan Civil Rights Commissioner, former General Legal Counsel to the Council of Baptist Pastors and a frequent guest writer for the Detroit Free Press and Michigan Chronicle newspapers. He served as an on-air legal analyst for The Mildred Gaddis Show which aired on WCHB AM and 99.9FM in Detroit.


Dr. Marks is married to Monique Marks, President and CEO of Franklin Wright Settlements Inc., a human service agency in Detroit, Michigan. The couple have three grandchildren and reside in Detroit, Michigan where they raised their two children, Erika and Bertram II.