Member Profile: Michael Marks

Michael Marks
MarksPowers LLP
1205 Three Mile Bridge Rd
Middlebury, VT 05601
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Tel: (802) 388-2211
Fax: (802) 388-1113

ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration


Calendar Last Updated: 20 Jul 17

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Michael Marks has substantive case experience in the following areas...

Contract Disputes
Divorce (High Asset)



After twenty-five years of work as a litigator, labor negotiator and general counsel for a variety of clients, Michael Marks stopped accepting law clients so that he could meet the demands of his full-time ADR practice.

Michael's work has been recognized by his peers. He holds an Av rating from Martindale-Hubbell, is listed in New England Super Lawyers (2009 & 2013 ed.) for Alternative Dispute Resolution, and was also recognized in Best Lawyers in America (2009 through 2014 ed.) for Arbitration, Construction Law and Mediation. Best Lawyers in America also named Michael its 2014 Lawyer of the Year in the Arbitration category for Burlington.


  • NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW Juris Doctor conferred, June 4, 1981.
  • RICHARD STOCKTON COLLEGE B.A. in Political Science (with honors), May, 1978.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Vermont Board of Bar Examiners: 1984-1996 (Chair, 1994-1996) and 2003-2012.
  • Member, Mount Mansfield Union School Board, 2007- .
  • Member, Vermont Environmental Court Advisory Committee on Mediation, 2007- .
  • Member, United States District Court for Vermont Early Neutral Evaluation Panel, 2011- .
  • Co-Counsel for Independent Investigation of Inmate Deaths in Vermont Department of Corrections, 2004-05.
  • Member, Town of Richmond Planning Commission, 1997-2005.
  • Member, Vermont Septic Technology Impact Study Committee, 1999-2000.
  • Member, Governor's Task Force on Administrative Law, 1988-1989.
  • Admitted to Vermont and United States District Court for Vermont Bars.


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