Criminal Law

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Marc S. Davis served as an Ohio Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Justice for one year.  My work with the Criminal Justice Section involved federal habeas appeals.  Marc wrote briefs on complex legal issues, motions, and any other pleadings that were necessary to prevail in cases.  Approximately 85% of Marc's docket involved federal cases in the United States District Court or the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  On multiple occasions, heargued before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of the State of Ohio.  Marc has also successfully prosecuted a criminal jury trial as an Ohio Special Prosecutor.

Marc's legal coursework focused on oral advocacy.  In his first year of law school, hewon the Daniel S. Guy Appellate Advocacy Competition for first-year students (120 participants).  That summer, heworked as a judicial extern for the Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court where he reviewed jurisdictional appeals and wrote memoranda to the Chief Justice.  Marc S. Davis scored in the 97th percentile in rules on Evidence on the July 2013 Multistate Bar Examination, and in early 2017 he served as a Georgetown University Teaching Fellow for a trial advocacy course focused on first-year law students.