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Marcus Ross Esq

Marcus Ross Esq

I am Of Counsel with the Law Firm of Walton & Brown, LLP
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets
  • Ohio
Claimed Lawyer Profile

I am a former Assistant City Prosecutor for the Columbus, Ohio City Attorney's office and have been handling criminal, traffic and DUI felony and misdemeanor classification offenses for 20 years. I have handled cases throughout Franklin County, Delaware County, and throughout the state of Ohio. I have handled numerous suppression and evidentiary/oral hearings, jury trials and bench trials during my years of practice. I have also served as General Counsel for a small minority owned construction firm prior to starting my practice and joining the law firm of Walton & Brown, LLP as Of Counsel. In addition to my core competency of criminal and traffic defense, I have practiced in the areas of labor & employment, personal injury, landlord tenant, and have handled collection actions for judgment debtors and creditors as well as general civil and business litigation. I am certified as a Minority Business Enterprise with the City of Columbus, Ohio, and the State of Ohio through the Dept. of Administrative Services MBE/EDGE certification program.

Capital University Law School
J.D. (1995) | ABA Accredited Law School Curriculum
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Ohio State University - Columbus
M.A. (1992) | African and African American Studies
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Hampton University
B.S. (1989) | Finance
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Professional Experience
Of Counsel
Walton & Brown, LLP
- Current
Handle criminal, traffic and OVI/DUI misdemeanor and felony referrals for firm throughout the state of Ohio.
Skinner & Associates, L.L.C.
Associate Attorney where I handled criminal, traffic, DUI matters for the firm in Franklin County in addition to court appointed criminal referrals from Licking and Delaware Counties on misdemeanor and felony criminal matters.
General Counsel
IAP Government Services Group
Served as General Counsel for Innovative Architectural Planners Government Services Group, a construction management firm headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. My responsibilities included but were not limited to: negotiating commercial lease agreements, working in a coordinated effort with human resources to resolve labor and employment disputes with employees and ensure compliance with employment handbook by employees, reviewing subcontractor agreements on individual projects managed by the company, as well as settling disputes with judgment creditors on behalf of company.
Assistant City Prosecutor
Columbus,Ohio City Attorney’s Office
I previously served as an Assistant City Prosecutor for the Columbus,Ohio City Attorney’s Office where I handled numerous jury trials and bench trials for misdemeanor criminal and traffic offenses. Cases ranged from minor misdemeanor traffic violations to OVI/DUI to simple assault and domestic violence and a penalty range of a monetary fine of $150 fine to six(6) months in jail. My experience included handling numerous motion/suppression hearings on 4th and 5th amendment issues on search and seizure and Miranda as well as administrative license issues where procedural due process is at issue.
Professional Associations
Ohio State Bar
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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6th Circuit
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Federal Circuit
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Federal Circuit
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  • Free Consultation
    The initial 30 minute consultation is free. After the initial consultation the prospective client will be charged $25 per every 15 minutes in addition to the 30 minute consultation.
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Traffic Tickets
Contact & Map
395 E. Broad St. Suite 200
395 E. Broad St. Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43215
Toll-Free: (614) 360-1460
Fax: (614) 636-3453