Attorney Michael Marowitz

 Whether you've been involved in a DUI incident or require legal defense against a violent-crime charge as serious as a death penalty offense, rely on the Law Offices of Michael L. Marowitz to be your trusted ally. We provide aggressive representation for clients facing criminal charges throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

Experienced advocacy focused on creative strategy and effective defense. Call 415-448-7767 or contact us below for a free consultation with a Marin County, California, criminal defense lawyer.

Michael L. Marowitz is a graduate of and former teaching fellow at Stanford Law School. He not only earned an advanced law degree (JSM) from Stanford Law School, but he also received many awards for distinguished academic achievement while attending Golden Gate University School of Law. He was the Editor-in-Chief of the Golden Gate University Law Review 1977-78, authored Comment, Birkenfeld v. City of Berkeley: Blueprint for Rent Control in California, 7 Golden Gate U.L.Rev. 677(1977), received the Best Brief Award at the Roger J. Traynor State Honors Moot Court Competition in 1977(exclusionary zoning), and was the recipient of a scholarship for high academic performance from the San Francisco Lawyers' Wives in 1978.  Mr. Marowitz then served as law clerk for the Honorable Herbert M. Schwab, Chief Judge of the Oregon Court of Appeals between 1978-79, writing draft opinions for Judge Schwab and other members of that court.  He also taught law at three different law schools, including Stanford, before commencing a career that has now spanned almost 40 years of tirelessly applying his knowledge and talent to cases just like yours. Call today for your free initial consultation.

Michael L. Marowitz es graduado de enseñanza y ex compañeros en la Facultad de Derecho de Stanford. Él no sólo obtuvo una licenciatura en derecho avanzado (JSM) de la Facultad de Derecho de Stanford, pero también recibió muchos premios por logros académicos distinguidos, mientras asistía a la Universidad de Leyes de Golden Gate. Fue editor en jefe de la Golden Gate University Law Review (1977-1978), autor Comentario, Birkenfeld v. Ciudad de Berkeley: Plan Para el Control de ls Renta de Alquileres en California, 7 Golden Gate U.L.Rev. 677(1977), recibió el premio al mejor escrito en la  Roger J. Traynor las condecoraciones estatales Moot Court Competition en 1977(zonificación excluyente), y fue el beneficiario de una beca para su alto rendimiento académico de las esposas de los Abogados de San Francisco en 1978. El Sr. Marowitz luego sirvió como oficial jurídico del Honorable Herbert M. Schwab, el Juez Jefe de la Corte de Apelaciones de Oregon entre 1978-1979, redactar dictámenes para juez Schwab y otros miembros de ese tribunal. Él también enseñó derecho en tres diferentes escuelas de derecho, incluyendo Stanford, antes de comenzar una carrera que ha durado ya casi 40 años de incansable de aplicar sus conocimientos y talento para casos como el suyo. Llame hoy para su consulta inicial gratis. 


Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crimes
  • State, Federal & Juvenile Courts
  • Felonies & Misdemeanors
  • Molestation
  • Rape
  • Domestic Violence
  • Stalking
  • Murder
  • Death Penalty
  • Assault
  • Second- & Third-Strike Defense
  • Forgery
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • White-Collar & Computer Crimes
  • ID Theft
  • Drugs
  • Expungements
  • Deportation Relief
  • Trials
  • Probation Revocations
  • DMV Hearings

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation 
  • Bar Admissions:
    • California, 1978
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1978
    • U.S. District Court Central District of California 1983
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1978


  • Stanford Law School, Stanford, California
    • J.S.M. (Masters Degree in Law) - 1981
  • Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D. cum laude - 1978
    • Honors: Best Brief Award, Rodger J. Traynor Honors Moot Court Competition
    • Law Review: The Golden Gate Law Review, Editor-in-Chief
  • University of California, Berkeley, California
    • BA, Psychology - 1971

Classes/Seminars Taught at 

  • Stanford Law School
  • Willamette University School of Law
  • Golden Gate University School of Law
  • Marin County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Herbert M. Schwab, Chief Judge of the Oregon Court of Appeals, Law Clerk, 1978 - 1979 


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Law Offices of Michael L. Marowitz

4040 Civic Center Drive, Suite 200 San Rafael, CA 94903