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Marquis Berry hails from east Texas. As the middle child between one younger sister and one older sister, he was able to hone his debate skills from a very young age! While working in an IT position, Marquis uncovered his passion for helping others. After attending Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas, Marquis began working as a paralegal. There, he realized personal injury law was the perfect field to educate people in need and assist them in overcoming difficult obstacles.
In 2017 Marquis joined the law firm of Stewart J. Guss. As our senior litigation paralegal, Marquis supervises a team of paralegals, litigation legal assistants and works directly with our attorneys to prepare a case for litigation. His number one goal is to set his clients up for success.
On the weekends, Marquis loves to unwind or engage in some healthy competition with his friends over a board game or video game.
Get to Know: Marquis Berry
What does “client-first” mean to you? “Car accidents can be a scary time for many people that do not know what to do. To me, the “client-first” mentality means helping others to the best of my abilities by educating them and making sure their needs are met over our own.”
How do you celebrate after a big win for a client? “Usually with staff recognition and a big “Boo-yah!” There may or may not be a high-five thrown in here and there.”
Do you have any hidden talents or surprising hobbies? “I’m a huge nerd so I like video and board games. I can also play the trumpet.”
What did you think you were going to be when growing up? “I always wanted to be a basketball player or an astronaut.”
What is your go-to comfort food? “Turkey and dressing; fried fish and shrimp.”
What is your favorite TV show or movie? “Chappelle’s Show.”
If you could know more about one thing, what would it be? “Sociology.”