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Experience

Marcus Wilcox Criminal Defense AttorneyMarcus D. Wilcox has handled over a thousand criminal  cases throughout his career and works with the Livingston County Judges and prosecutors on a daily basis.

Mr. Wilcox was admitted to the State Bar in 2002 and is a member of the Michigan State Bar Association, Livingston County Bar Association and Criminal Law Division of the Michigan State Bar. He is the President of the Livingston County Bar Association and is a Howell School Board Member.

Legal Experience

Attorney, Wilcox Law Howell, MI January 2012- Present
Own and manage all client and business responsibilities for Wilcox Law
Handle all aspects of law including criminal matters, family law, estate planning, and civil law

Adjunct Professor, Cleary University Howell, MI Fall 2006- Present
Teach business law classes whereby students obtain general overview of the laws
Teach Negotiations and Logistics classes

Attorney, Barley & Bittner, PC Howell, MI April 2004- December 2011
Focused on business law, real estate & estate planning and criminal matters
Handled all aspects of law including drafting documents, trials, negotiations, and business matters

Attorney, Foley & Mansfield, PLLP Detroit, MI November 2003 – April 2004
Led and attended depositions pertaining to asbestos defense
Assisted in several areas of the litigation process, including attending court for various motions
Researched and prepared legal documents in the areas of toxic torts and real estate matters

Attorney, Asset Acceptance, LLC – Warren, MI December 2002 – November 2003
Worked as an in-house litigation associate handling all legal aspects of the Specialty Finance Company
Duties included civil litigation, FDCPA law and arbitration matters
Negotiated settlements and worked extensively with the Bankruptcy and Probate departments

Attorney, Timothy E. Baxter & Associates, P.C. – Farmington Hills, MI May 2002 – November 2002
Worked as a litigation associate primarily handling the enforcement of commercial collection claims
Negotiated settlements in the areas of contract and property law, including mediation work
Duties incorporated all aspects of the litigation and discovery process, including mediation
and motion and trial practice

Law Clerk, DaimlerChrysler Services North America, LLC – Southfield, MI May 2001 – May 2002
Created a complex matrix of state reporting requirements for personal and corporate insurance policies
Surveyed and analyzed state laws on aspects of automotive, consumer finance, and banking law
ranging from truth-in-lending to federal and state privacy laws
Researched the effects of impending corporate merger on compliance with state and federal
title certification regulations

Law Clerk, Garan Lucow Miller, P.C. – Detroit, MI January 2001 – May 2001
Prepared numerous briefs and legal memoranda on topics ranging from insurance defense
to municipal law for one of Michigan’s largest all-litigation law firms
Investigated, analyzed, and prepared pre-trial motions on behalf of attorneys engaged in high-profile litigation

 Education

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Juris Doctorate (December 2001)
Top 1/3 of class in July 2001

Texas A&M International University
Master of Science, International Logistics (August 1997)

Grand Valley State University
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
Minor: Computer Applications (May 1996)

Business Experience

General Motors Corporation – Grand Blanc, MI June 1999 – January 2001
Responsible for multi-million dollar sales and quotas for Pennsylvania and lower New York dealers
Worked with GM sales teams to ensure customer loyalty and sales initiatives

Jervis B. Webb Co. – Farmington Hills, MI March 1998 – August 1998
Quoted and sold a myriad of material handling equipment to several different countries
Worked with teams to ensure compliance and pricing to maintain customer satisfaction

Personal

Mr. Wilcox is active in the local Livingston County community where he dedicates a large amount of time serving on the Howell School Board. He is the former Howell Special Olympics basketball team coach and participates in a myriad of other local activities.

Marcus is happily married to his wife, Stacey Wilcox, who was also raised in Livingston County and is a marketing professional. They have two children.

 

Mr. Wilcox is an experienced and results-oriented attorney. He will fight to make sure you receive the most just and fair outcome for your particular circumstances.