Lawyer, writer, editor, conference speaker, and consultant, J, Kathleen (Jake) Marcus is currently in private law practice in Philadelphia while serving clients nationwide. Jakeheadshot2013

At Cipolla Associates, LLC, Marcus represents clients in a wide range of legal matters including the myriad practice issues confronting small businesses including non-physician health care practitioners, the educational rights of special needs young people, criminal defense, employment, and civil rights.

In her nearly twenty-five years of law practice, she has appeared on media outlets as diverse as National Public Radio and Fox and has served as consultant to several state legislatures on effective drafting of laws protecting the rights of mothers and their children. She has a unique ability to translate complex legal concepts for lay and professional audiences with humor and clarity.