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Marlene Markowitz, Esq.

Experience, Integrity & Professionalism

Marlene Markowitz, Esq., is the owner of Marlene Markowitz Law Offices. Marlene focuses her practice on providing individualized help to each client through immigration, criminal defense or personal injury matters. Marlene is an immigrant dedicated to advocating for others going through the immigration journey. Marlene is fluent in Spanish and is originally from Guatemala. Marlene dedicates her life to fighting for justice.

Marlene has years of experience and has appeared before immigration courts in: Florida, California, Connecticut, Kansas, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Texas, Georgia, Ohio, and North Carolina. Marlene represents clients before United States Citizen and Immigration Services, under Immigration Customs Enforcement custody, and before the Executive Office of Immigration Review.

Marlene is passionate about our environment, during her time at St. Thomas University Marlene served as Secretary and Vice president of the St. Thomas Environmental Law Society. Marlene also served as President and Vice President of the St. Thomas chapter of Florida Association for Women Lawyers. Marlene is a member of Phi Alpha Delta.

Additionally, Marlene interned at Guardian ad Litem and became a Guardian ad Litem volunteer for the 17th Judicial Circuit.

Marlene Markowitz was also a Certified Legal Intern at the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s office. As a certified legal intern, Marlene represented the state in prosecuting misdemeanor domestic violence defendants. Marlene gained valuable experience that now serves her in representing both victims and those accused with domestic violence. Marlene also interned with the Honorable William Thomas in the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida where she researched all areas of civil litigation. Marlene there realized that injustices can also be fought for those unjustly injured.

Marlene Markowitz was also Certified Legal Intern with Children Legal Services at the Department of Children and Families. This work has allowed Marlene to successfully represent unaccompanied minors in dependency court.

Marlene works to find a reliable strategy that best works for your individualized needs.

Education History

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Florida International University
  • Juris Doctor, St. Thomas University School of Law

Notable Cases Won

How I've Helped Our Clients Successfully Move Forward

Immigration Law

Represented a family that had been in the United States over 10 years with an autistic daughter and was able to stop their deportation and get them their residency and they now hold green card.

Immigration Law

Represented an unaccompanied Honduran girl and was able to get her residency after going through dependency court, immigration court and immigration services.

Criminal Defense

Represented a client accused of shoplifting and charges were dropped.

Criminal Defense

Represented a client accused of domestic violence, charges were dropped.

Criminal Defense

Successfully sealed misdemeanor arrests for a client in Monroe County.

Immigration Law

Represented a woman fleeing domestic violence from Honduras and stopped her deportation and she now has asylum.

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It's More Than Just Skill and Experience That We Bring. We Also Bring Passion.