Law firm of R. David Marquez, P.C.
The Law Firm of R. David Marquez, P.C. is a boutique firm of five attorneys focusing on providing litigation services in both civil and criminal cases. Special attention is given to helping homeowners facing residential foreclosures.
R. David Marquez is the president and founder of the law firm that bears his name. He is a trial attorney with over 29 years of litigation experience handling both civil and criminal matters in New York State. Mr. Marquez is assisted by two associate attorneys, paralegals and administrative staff, some of who also speak Spanish. The firm performs as a team when representing its clients in state and federal courts providing its clients with the best possible combined services. Practice areas include: foreclosure defense, criminal defense, medical malpractice, wrongful death, personal injury, commercial breach of contract actions, and some bankruptcy matters. The firm's attorneys also do some transactional work involving real property sales and acquisitions, and drafting contracts and leases. The firm's attorneys handle cases throughout the greater metro New York City area. The firm charges reasonable fees and offers payment programs.
50 Clinton Street
Free Initial Consultation?
Yes, the initial consultation is free.
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Legal fees in foreclosure defense cases are task based flat fees.
$390.00 to $560.00 per hour for licensed attorneys.
9 AM to 6 PM Monday through Friday; Saturdays by appointment only.
The Law Firm of R. David Marquez, P.C. represents homeowners facing residential foreclosures in New York. We also represent criminal defendants, victims of medical malpractice and accidents of every kind.
Dedicated team of attorneys determined to fight for their client's rights in every case they undertake. They treat every client with the respect and dignity they deserve and never give up on their client's cause even in the face of extreme adversity. We fight for the underdog no matter what the odds. We prepare every case for trial and we speak fluent English and Spanish.
How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?
The Firm's practice areas are determined by the experience and knowledge possessed in particular areas of law by the firm's founder, R. David Marquez. Additionally, associate attorneys who have studied and obtained experience in a particular area of law are given the opportunity to undertake cases in which they can further their knowledge and experience.
What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others
The attorneys at the Firm are dedicated to achieving the best results for the Firm's clients. They have demonstrated that they are willing to put the client's interests before their own personal interests and ambitions. Many attorneys have voluntarily performed a month long pro bono internship as a condition of employment to show their deep desire to work for the Firm. Other attorneys have engaged in pro bono legal services sponsored either by a local bar association or law school. All attorneys have demonstrated a genuine interest in helping people who are unable to help themselves.
What distinguishes your law firm from others?
We are a Law Firm that that seeks to do the Right Thing rather than just focusing on earning fees. We take our work personal because our success in court personally affects the lives of our clients.
I began my litigation career in a small general practice law firm based in Brentwood, Long Island in the early 1980's focusing on residential real estate transactions, criminal defense and some matrimonial work. Thereafter, I went on to become an associate attorney at a large medical malpractice defense firm in Manhattan where I participated in the medical malpractice defense of hospitals located in New York State. I also participated in a commercial real estate transaction involving the acquisition of a hotel property in Florida while at the same firm. I subsequently, began practicing on my own and then worked at a NYC plaintiff's personal injury law firm trying cases. I went on to serve as trial counsel to several other firms before establishing R. David Marquez, P.C. in the mid 1990's. I have since tried civil, criminal, tax and bankruptcy cases in both state and federal courts. I currently focus my attention on helping home owners stay in their homes by defending against residential foreclosure in addition to serving as trial counsel in other types of actions.
- Bar Number: 1944784
New York , 1984
- InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico
- Adelphi University
- InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico
B.A. in Business Administration and Economics
Ayanna Watson was born and raised on Long Island, New York. She received an undergraduate degree in Finance from Brooklyn College. Ayanna graduated from Drake University with her Masters in Business Administration and Juris Doctor degrees. Prior to joining the Law Firm of R. David Marquez, P.C., Ayanna's focus was primarily that of drafting and reviewing of contracts and criminal law.
Prior to her impressive eduational achievements, Ayanna served in the U.S. Army Reserves from 2002-2010, where she worked as a chemical operations specialist.
Ayanna is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association, Bronx Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.
Ayanna loves to run and is currently training to compete in a local marathon.
- Bar Number: 4968046
New York , 2012
- Drake University
M.B.A. and J.D.
- Brooklyn College
B.A. in finance
Michelle is a UCLA Law School graduate admitted to the practice law in the state of New York in March 2013. She joined the firm in December of 2012 and focuses on defending homeowners facing residential mortgage foreclosures. Michelle is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese. She is a dedicated advocate who represents her client's interests with
sharp professional skills and tenacity.