Marquis Hines

Litigation Attorney


Certifications & Achievements

  • Conflict Resolution Theory and Practice Certificate, Dispute Resolution Institute at Mitchell Hamline (2024)
  • Law school Public Service Program Certificate, Minnesota Justice Foundation (2023)

Bar Admissions


About Marquis Hines

Marquis is an Associate Litigation Attorney with Claggett & Sykes Law Firm and focuses on Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury cases. Marquis joined Claggett & Sykes Law Firm as a Law Clerk in 2023 and has been licensed to practice law in Nevada since 2024.

Marquis was born and raised in Las Vegas. After graduating high school, Marquis joined the United States Air Force, serving four years as a firefighter. After his enlistment in the USAF, Marquis joined the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, serving the Las Vegas Community in various roles, including Corrections Officer, Patrol Officer, Detective, and Training and Counseling (TAC) Officer. As part of LVMPD’s Office of Community Engagement, Marquis, along with his colleagues and the 8th Judicial District Court, created and developed the Law Enforcement Intervention for Mental Health and Addiction (LIMA) program, which enabled hundreds of people to be connected to resources such as housing, mental health and substance abuse counseling/treatment, and job opportunities.

After more than ten years of serving the Las Vegas Community as an LVMPD officer, Marquis retired to complete law school. In 2023, Marquis received his Juris Doctorate from Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, MN. While in law school, Marquis obtained the Conflict Resolution Theory and Practice Certificate from the nationally ranked Dispute Resolution Institute at Mitchell Hamline. He was also a Student Bar Association Representative and a member of M.H.’s Black Law Student Association and Student Veteran Association. Marquis also holds a master’s degree in public administration.

Marquis enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and traveling the world in his free time.