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Deputy DA Marks seeks Common Pleas seat

Monday, January 7, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Lehigh County Senior Deputy District Attorney Anna-Kristie Morffi Marks has announced she will run for judge in the Court of Common Pleas.

While working at the Lehigh County District Attorney’s Office, Morffi Marks has handled several thousand adult criminal cases, as well as over 1,200 juvenile cases. Initially, she handled a general criminal case docket comprised of drugs, thefts, forgery and burglary cases. She then was assigned violent crimes including robberies and aggravated assaults. Her general conviction rate is over 97 percent.

Currently, she is assigned to the special victims unit. In this unit, her jury trials include a cold case baby homicide, rapes of children, stalking, aggravated assaults, indecent assaults on children, endangering the welfare of children and corruption of minors.

Morffi Marks is bilingual.

She was raised in the Lehigh Valley and attended St. Catharine’s of Siena and Parkland High School where she played on the golf team.

She earned a bachelor of arts degree in political science and Latin American Studies at the University of Delaware. She earned her law degree from Touro Law Center on Long Island, N.Y.

Morffi Marks helped to establish the John Van Brakle Child Advocacy Center at the Lehigh Valley Children’s Hospital, Lehigh Valley Health Network. This center is the first hospital-based CAC in the Lehigh Valley.

She resides in the Lehigh Valley with her husband, Michael Marks, Chief of Whitehall Township Police Department, and their two children.