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Police Brutality

$36.63 million

Jennings v. Fuller

Largest Police Misconduct Verdict In Michigan History

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Civil Rights Violation

Michigan Department of Corrections

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Nursing Home Abuse Center


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Police Misconduct

Solomon v. Sterling Heights

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Construction Site Accident


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Ernst Marko Law Team

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Kevin Ernst

Kevin has been practicing law for 26 years and graduated from Wayne State Law School with honors in 1990. He was mentored by civil rights legend Hugh M. (Buck) Davis ...

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Jonathan Marko

Jonathan Marko knew that he wanted to be a lawyer for as long as he can remember. As a little boy, he was always being told by his teachers and authority…

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Ali Charara

Ali W. Charara has spent his entire legal career helping injured people and victims of discrimination and civil rights violations. Ali spent the first five years…

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Stephen Lovell

Stephen Lovell grew up in Rochester Hills, Michigan. He attended Oakland University where he graduated with honors, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts…

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Hannah Fielstra

Hannah R. Fielstra grew up in Muskegon, Michigan. Thereafter, she went on to attend the University of Michigan, where she studied Arabic and majored in International Studies. ...

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Personal Injury

Personal Injury pertains to any violation of an individual’s right, other than his or her rights in property. The attorneys at Ernst Marko Law specialize serious personal…

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Civil Rights

Ernst Marko Law specializes in cases that involve violations of civil rights. Federal statutes enacted after the Civil War and more recently in 1957 and 1964…

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Employment and Labor

The Labor and Employment Department at Ernst Marko Law is dedicated to handling the civil litigation of cases involving discrimination and unfair…

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Areas We Serve

We proudly represent clients all over the State of Michigan and the United States


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Attorney Jon Marko is the type of lawyer every client wants, and all other lawyers strive to be like. It is no coincidence that Ernst and Marko Law has the utmost respect and admiration of clients, defense attorneys, district attorneys, clerks, and judges alike. His skill and hard work is surpassed only by his modesty and compassion. Throughout his years as an attorney, Marko has proven himself to be an ardent defender of his client’s rights, and a man with a passion for justice. Each and every day he is a living example of what all attorneys should be.

Liz Stouten

Kevin Ernst and Jon Marko individually are each passionate, dynamic and accomplished attorneys who put clients – and client results – first. Together, Ernst and Marko provide clients with a synergy and commitment that is second to none. These guys know what they’re doing and know how to get it done, especially when it matters most.

Michael Bsharah

Ernst and Marko is a firm that fights for the people. I have known Jon Marko for ten years and worked with him in civil litigation and an excessive force case. He is an aggressive and tireless advocate who fights for his clients to get them justice.

Joe Scro

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Mitigating Nursing Home
Abuse in Michigan

Elder Abuse in Michigan Nursing Homes There are few things in life as difficult as deciding you need to place a loved one in a nursing home. Every step of the way, from deciding a relative needs to be placed…

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The Dangers of Police Retaliation and The Unchecked Power of Prosecutors

Police officers have the power to serve and protect the citizens of the United States, their primary purpose is to keep order and keep people safe. But police officers are people too, and with any amount of power…

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