PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Mark Fulks
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
100 Med Tech Parkway, Suite 200
Johnson City, TN 37604
Work Phone: (423)975-7655
Fax Phone: (423)979-7655
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Mark Fulks is an attorney in the Firm's Johnson City office. As a member of the Advocacy Department, he represents clients in financial, commercial, and employment litigation. Mr. Fulks works with financial institutions and special servicers in a broad array of legal matters, including judicial and non-judicial foreclosures, receiverships, lender liability claims, and guarantor recovery. He also defends employers against claims of discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination.

Mr. Fulks is a seasoned appellate lawyer, having argued more than 40 cases before the Tennessee Supreme Court and more than 300 cases in the Tennessee Court of Appeals, Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. 

He maintains an active pro bono practice, representing indigent clients before the Tennessee trial and appellate courts in various matters, including divorce, conservatorships, and criminal defense.

Mr. Fulks is also a dedicated public servant. He served as a prosecutor in the Criminal Justice Division of the Tennessee Attorney General's Office for more than a dozen years, and he continues to handle criminal prosecutions from time to time as a District Attorney General Pro Tem.

A frequent seminar speaker, Mr. Fulks has lectured for the National College of District Attorneys, the Tennessee District Attorney Generals Conference, the Tennessee Attorney General's Office, the Tennessee Bar Association, the Memphis Bar Association, and the Lebanon Bar Association. Seminar topics have included appellate practice, legal writing, employment law, criminal law, and search and seizure, among others. He has also taught undergraduate courses in American Government, Public Policy, and Law and the Legal System.

Mr. Fulks is the author of more than 20 articles on various legal subjects, including a biography of Judge August Noble Hand and essays on prosecutorial misconduct, libertarianism, strict constructivism and appellate practice. 


Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Year Licensed: 1998
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 1998
Section Membership(s): Criminal Justice Section, Federal Practice Section, Labor and Employment Law Section, Litigation Section, Real Estate Law Section, Appellate Practice Section, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Appellate Practice, Criminal Law - Defense, Criminal Law - Prosecution, Labor & Employment Law, Litigation - Commercial, Real Estate Law