Issues in Diversity and Social Change Lecture Series
Forum III - Voters. Obama. Midterm Election.
Dr. Bertram Marks
General Counsel Detroit Council of Baptist Pastors
Dr. Marks has been a practicing trial lawyer for the last 17 years. His practice includes general litigation, ecclesiastical corporate law, employment and civil rights, personal injury, and real estate development. Dr. Marks also serves as lead consultant to several major organizations and corporations. Advice, counsel and direction is provided on issues related to policy, economics and community empowerment. Dr. Marks is the publisher and founder of the Baptist Times magazine. The magazine highlights issues of concern to the Baptist faith community. Dr. Marks is a featured organizational and corporate lecturer and trainer. He travels throughout the country conducting lectures and providing board trainings for churches, non-profits, college, universities and human services agencies whose impact areas target families and children. During the George W. Bush presidency, he met with First Lady Laura Bush on policy initiatives that affect families and children. He also delivered a keynote address at an event in which First Lady Laura Bush was a special guest.