Marquis Tapplin

Associate Minneapolis
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Summary

Marquis Tapplin is an associate in the firm’s Finance practice group.

Before the combination with Taft, Marquis was a 2019 summer associate at Briggs and Morgan. He earned his J.D. from Mitchell Hamline School of Law in May 2020, where he graduated summa cum laude.

During law school, Marquis was a research assistant at the Mitchell Hamline Public Health Law Center researching tobacco policy and law. He was also a member of the 2019 National Health Law moot court team. Additionally, Marquis was the Managing Editor of the Mitchell Hamline Journal of Public Policy and Practice, and an extern for the honorable Franklin Noel at the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota.

Marquis earned a Bachelor of Arts in Gender and Women Studies at the University of Minnesota. He also received a paralegal certificate from North Hennepin Community College, where he was an NHCC Scholar and winner of the inaugural legal student debate. As a paralegal, Marquis worked with the Volunteer Lawyers Network specializing in Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals cases. 

Awards

  • Cali Award: Medical Malpractice

  • Cali Award: Transactions and Settlements

  • Cali Award: Healthcare Compliance Laws and Regulations

  • 5th Place Oralist: 2019 National Health Law Moot Court

  • Law School Merit Scholarship

  • 2018 MABL Summer Scholarship

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Education

  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law (2020)

    J.D., summa cum laude

  • North Hennepin Community College

    Paralegal Certificate, A.B.A.

  • University of Minnesota

    B.A.

Admissions

  • State - Minnesota

Speeches and Publications

Presenter, Millennial Lawyer 101: How to Educate, Train, and Collaborate with our New Colleagues, MSBA (November 2018)

Professional Affiliations

  • Federal Bar Association

    Inaugural Summer Court Camp Mentor

  • Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers

    Member