Marcus Law Firm, LLC

Marcus Law Firm, LLC

Indiana Attorneys Offer Quality Legal Services

Firm Overview

Building trustoffering respectpreserving confidentiality

The attorneys at the Marcus Law Firm, LLC use their advanced legal training and solid practical experience to meet client goals professionally and compassionately. The firm's founder, Cynthia Marcus, is a trained mediator and highly skilled negotiator.

The Marcus Law Firm was established to offer quality legal services in Hamilton and Marion counties. The firm's lawyers also handle medical malpractice cases throughout the state of Indiana. In addition, the firm concentrates part of it practice on helping a very important group of clients: Members of the Armed Forces and their families.

Unique backgrounds benefit clients

The Marcus Law Firm consists of three attorneys with distinctly unusual professional backgrounds that often benefit clients. Cynthia Marcus is veterans of the armed forces while Allison Martinez was raised in a military family. Before going to law school, Cynthia was a registered nurse. So She has advanced legal training combined with two other areas of expertise.

Because they bring such extensive knowledge in so many areas, Cynthia, Allison can offer clients the benefit of excellent case-building, negotiation, and litigation skills. They concentrate on areas of practice where attorneys are called upon to forge strong relationships with individual and business clients, as well as members of the armed forces:

-Family law
-Personal injury
-Medical malpractice
-Estate planning
-Professional license defense
-Business & corporate law

Teamwork makes your case stronger

The Marcus Law Firm attorneys often use a team approach where their highly specialized skills are united to address complicated legal issues. Effective, practical strategies are developed to resolve immediate needs and anticipate future legal requirements.

Contact The Marcus Law Firm today

The Marcus Law Firm, LLC is based in Fishers and serves the communities of Indianapolis, Carmel, and Noblesville, Indiana.

Main Office

Main Office
11697 Lantern Rd.
Fishers, IN 46038




Family Law

Fishers, Indiana family law attorneys

Lawyers at The Marcus Law Firm provide legal counsel and straightforward advice in these important areas:
-Legal separation
-Child custody
-Child support
-Parenting time
-Protective orders
-Modification of dissolution decree
-Juvenile law
-Spousal maintenance

Offering experienced, compassionate, down-to-earth legal counsel

Most issues related to family law are stressful for everyone involved. The Marcus Law Firm works to reduce that stress by analyzing each case and presenting solutions to resolve issues based on the law and the needs of the client. Skilled mediators, Marcus attorneys work toward completing fair settlements with the best possible outcome for the client.

A majority of family law issues are settled through mediation, arbitration, or negotiation simply because it is the least stressful, least expensive, and most satisfying process for the client. However, if a satisfactory resolution cannot be reached this way, Marcus lawyers are prepared to go to trial to fight for the client's rights.

If you are thinking about separation, divorce, or other family law issueor you need to modify a current agreementcontact the Marcus Law Firm to find out the steps needed to fulfill your goals.

Planning for your family's financial future during divorce

Divorce is generally an emotional time when it is difficult to envision the future, let alone plan for it. Especially challenging are decisions that affect your family's financial future. Attorneys at the Marcus Law Firm listen and work with clients to understand their goals and visions are for the family and yourself. Ensuring that you make constructive financial decisions as you go through the transition of divorce is one of the firm's most well-developed strengths.

Many families have assets such as equity in their homes, pensions, 401K plans, etc. We can help you decide the best way to divide these assets for your security. Does it make more sense to settle for the house right now or should you look to a future pension? Do you need income right now?

We ask you about your career goals and aspirations, long-term plans, living situation, and other details that may affect your ability to do what is best for your family. The Marcus Law Firm helps you take these things into consideration so that decisions made during this difficult time support your future goals.

Cynthia Marcus

Marcus Law Firm, LLC

Founder, The Marcus Law Firm in Fishers, Indiana

Cynthia Marcus concentrates her practice in the areas of family law and medical malpractice. She is a trained mediator, using her skills to represent clients in divorce, child support and custody, and medical malpractice cases.

Cynthia "Cynde" Marcus was born in Corona, California. She grew up in Michigan, graduating from Rockford High School. Following graduation, she attended the University of Michigan. She enlisted in the United States Air Force. After completing technical training as a Operating Room Technician, she was assigned to Homestead Air Force Base in Florida.

After completing her service in the Air Force, Cynde used her GI Bill to finish school. She attended Grand Rapids Junior College earning her Associate Degree in nursing. As a Registered Nurse, she worked in the areas of critical care, surgery, and rehabilitation. She was commissioned as an officer in the United States Army Reserves where she soldiered part-time and worked full-time establishing and directing the multistate HIV testing program for the Army Reserves. She attended Mercy College of Detroit and finished her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing at Ball State University.

While attending basic training for the United States Army Reserves, she met Ed Marcus. They later married. Ed is a dentist in Indianapolis. They have two children and enjoy scuba diving, traveling, and canoeing.

Cynde graduated from Indiana University School of Law Indianapolis. She worked for several years in an Indianapolis firm before leaving to start The Marcus Law Firm in 2002. She is a litigator who tries cases in both state and federal courts. She appeals cases in the areas of Family Law and Medical Malpractice. Her military experience assists her in the representation of both service members and current/former spouses of service members with regard to divorce, custody, and military retired pay.

Her experience as a Registered Nurse is invaluable in explaining a client's injuries to a jury. She is able to differentiate between medical malpractice situations when health care providers are negligent and when they are not. She has the ability to understand and communicate the many facets of a severe injury. As a Registered Nurse, the most important part of her job was advocating for her clients. As a lawyer, her ability to advocate for others has been taken one step further.

Cynde represents health care providers before the Indiana Health Professions Boards in actions against their licenses. Her unique perspective both as a nurse and as an attorney allows her insight into the many pressures faced by health care providers.

She has been active with both local and state youth hockey organizations. Cynde volunteers as a guardian ad litem for youth in Hamilton County. She is a member of Sigma Theta, an honorary group of nurses nominated by their professors for service.

Indiana Bar, 1995
U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1995
Law School: Indiana University, J.D., 1994

Ball State University, B.S., Nursing, 1991
Grand Rapids Junior College, A.D., Nursing, 1981
University of Michigan; Miami-Dade Community College; Mercy College of Detroit

Indianapolis Bar Association and serves on the Lawyer Referral Service Board
Hamilton County Bar Association
Indiana State Bar Association and serves on its Ethics Committee
American Trial Lawyers Association
Indiana Trial Lawyers Association

U.S. Air Force, 1976-78
U.S. Army Reserve, 1985-92


Valparaiso University School of Law