Mr. Markman is the Managing Partner with King & Markman. He has served as lead counsel in over seventy-five trials and represented clients successfully in appellate courts resulting in a number of published decisions from state and Federal courts. He has been rated high to very high in both legal ability and ethical standards by his peers. He is admitted to practice in all state courts in Florida as well as the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Markman is also a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Georgia Bar Association, admitted to practice in all state courts of New York and Georgia.
Mr. Markman is an honors graduate of Syracuse University College of Law, where he served as a member of the law review. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and history with a minor in sociology from Miami University. He specializes in the areas of medical malpractice, negligent security, nursing home abuse and neglect, insurance litigation, health law, hospital law, state medical licensure, automobile and products liability, personal injury, wrongful death, municipal and governmental law, employment law, civil rights, criminal law, appellate advocacy and professional malpractice.
Mr. Markman is a member of the Florida Bar, New York State Bar, Georgia Bar, Orange County Bar Association and the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. He also volunteers his time as a guardian ad litem for children in the foster care system and as a judge and legal advisor for the Orange County Teen Court program. He has been politically active, previously running for Orange County Commissioner, has served on the boards of Countywatch, the Orange County Democratic Executive Committee, and served as Chairman of the Orlando Citizen's Police Review Board. He has also served his community as a member of Kiwanis of North Orlando and his local church.
Mr. Markman has taught future lawyers as an adjunct professor of law at Barry University School of Law where he has taught Health Law and Products Liability. He has lectured on a variety of topics before administrators, risk managers, physicians, nurses and other health care providers. His presentations included "Prosecuting and Defending Slip and Fall Litigation" at Barry University and "Perspectives of Nursing Home Defense Litigation" before Adventist Health System/Sunbelt, Inc. He has also taught in the areas of torts and criminal law.
He started his professional legal career in a small private practice before joining the Office of the Public Defender for the Ninth Judicial Circuit where he represented criminal defendants. He then joined a local civil defense firm where he represented the interests of physicians, nurses, hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies and other health care professionals. He also represented municipalities, police officers, insurance companies, and others before opening The Markman Law Firm, P.A. When the opportunity to join forces with Tyrone A. King presented itself, King & Markman, P.A. was born. Since that time Mr. Markman has been representing individuals and professionals, defending their rights and protecting them to ensure that justice is serviced.