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Mark V. Spix, Esq.

    

EDUCATION

University of Toledo College of Law,
J.D., 1977

University of Toledo
B.Ed. in Education and Economics
1974

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
Ohio, 1977
Georgia, 1978
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th, 5th, 6th and 11th Circuits

 

 

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Biography of Mark V. Spix, Esq. 

Mark Spix, Esq., was born (May 29, 1952) and raised in Ohio.  He attended and graduated from the University of Toledo where he earned a B.Ed. in Education and Economics in 1974.  He earned the Doctorate of Jurisprudence in 1977 from the University of Toledo College of Law.  Upon graduation, he passed the Ohio Bar in 1977 and the Georgia Bar in 1978. He is a certified mediator and arbitrator through the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution.

 In 1978 he moved to Georgia and has been actively engaged in trial practice involving criminal cases, civil cases, licensing cases and intellectual property cases. Mark was the senior partner of Spix & Krupp, LLC, a 30 year-old litigation firm in Atlanta.  Currently he is the principle of Mark V. Spix, P.C. and has shifted focus to regulatory practice and alternative dispute resolution.

He is admitted to all courts in Georgia and the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th, 5th, 6th and 11th Circuits.  He is a published author in the field of criminal law.  Mark has published numerous articles including Chapter 37 “Jury Instructions” in Matthew Bender’s multi-volume treatise Criminal Defense Techniques and “(Tales) of White Collar Warrants”, Trial Magazine, September 1986.  Mark has served as lead or co-counsel in a number of high-profile court cases including the defense of an officer in the US Government probe of the Southern Company, an unindicted target of the Atlanta-Hartsfield Airport corruption cases; represented many companies in the gaming and amusement industry throughout the southeast United States; represented Vanessa Steele in Steele v. Galardi, et al. ($2.4 million jury award against the strip club industry); conducted the defense of Eddie C. Lawrence in U.S. v. Tokars, et al., State of Georgia v. Tokars; trial and appellate counsel in United States v. Rivera, et al. ( a six month federal trial); served as co-counsel in State v. Raglan; served as co-counsel at trial in, U. S. v. McBride and has defended numerous death penalty cases.  He is a member of the Ohio and Georgia Bars, Georgia’s Author’s Court, Life Member of GACDL and the Lawyers Club of Atlanta.

Mark has been a certified Player Agent by the Major League Baseball Player’s Association (MLBPA) since 1996. He was the Vice President of Professional Sports Management, LLC from 1996 – 1999.

Mark was the Vice President and Shareholder of Longhorn Steaks of Tennessee, South Carolina and North Carolina from 1988 – 1997.  Additionally Mark was Vice President and a Shareholder of Stone Mountain Harley-Davidson from 1997 – 2000.

Mark was a teacher/instructor at the 1987 National Institute of Trial Advocacy. Mark is an Adjunct Professor at Georgia State University, School of Law and a frequent speaker at Georgia State University, National Business Institute, Bar Associations, Civic Associations, Major League Baseball Alumni Association and a frequent expert commentator for NBC TV, FOX TV, CBS TV, the Atlanta Journal and Constitution and the Fulton County Daily Report.  He has appeared numerous times on programs such  as  Telemedia, Fan Radio, Dateline , Investigative Reports, Court TVCatherine Cryer, Rivera Live, Sheppard Smith Live, Paula Zahn, The Edge and the Today Show.

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