Senior Trial Attorney, Park Chenaur Injury Lawyers

Marvin M. Lee, a distinguished addition to the firm, brings a wealth of experience as a seasoned trial lawyer and tough negotiator to his clients at Park Chenaur. He has personally tried over 50 jury trials and 15 bench trials to verdict.  Most recently, he worked for 19 years as staff counsel at Farmers Insurance, one of the largest insurance companies in the country. Marvin handled the highest exposure cases in the state of Washington for Farmers and he won the vast majority of the 25 trials he took to jury verdict there. 

Marvin is a proud graduate of Yale University, where he completed his Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in Sociology and played on the Yale University Men’s Volleyball Team. He further distinguished himself by earning his Juris Doctor from New York University School of Law, a top 5 national law school.

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Marvin’s professional journey has been marked by significant achievements, including receiving the “Trial Gladiator Award” for outstanding trial results in 2013 and serving as a faculty member at the  Farmers Trial College in 2020.  The wider legal community recognized his skill and achievements in trial practice when a Superior Court Judge asked him to present at ABOTA’s 2023 Masters at Trial, where he gave the presentation on cross-examination during the day-long trial advocacy seminar. As a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Marvin actively contributes to promoting the art of advocacy and improving the legal profession. ABOTA is an organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to the United States Constitution. Its members include experienced trial lawyers, judges, and scholars who work to uphold the integrity of the legal system and the rights of individuals. Through ABOTA, Marvin continues to refine his skills and stay at the forefront of trial advocacy.

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His role as a Pro Tem Judge adds a rich layer to his diverse legal background, demonstrating his wide-ranging understanding of the legal system. Marvin has earned recognition for his successes against some of the top Plaintiff lawyers in the state, cementing his reputation as a formidable litigator. Despite these achievements, he remains grounded and humble, and is known for his down-to-earth personality.
Outside of the courtroom, Marvin enjoys spending time skiing and camping with his family and gets his competitive fix in with sports like pickleball and golf. His well-rounded personality and his unflagging commitment to zealously advocate for his clients make him an invaluable asset to our team at Park Chenaur. We are honored to have Marvin with us, and confident in his ability to help lead our firm to new heights of success.


Phone: 253-839-9246