Marcus Sandifer serves as the 2016-2017 Director of Community Service for National Black Law Students Association (“NBLSA”). In this role, he coordinates and executes all community affairs project undertaken on a National or multi-Regional level.
Marcus Sandifer is a native of Fort Pierce, FL. He graduated from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. While at FAMU, Director Sandifer was a Presidential Scholar and served as a 3 term Student Senator with Student Government Association. He was also involved with Office of Student Affairs as the President of the Students Activities Board, Mentor for Best Buddies, and an active member of the Alpha Xi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Upon graduation, he went to work for PepsiCo and Nestle USA as a Director or Human Resources.
He is currently a third year Honors student at Emory University School of Law, where he is Vice President of the Student Bar Association and a Dean’s Fellow. He is also the Vice Chair of the American Bar Association Law Student Division. Prior to joining NBLSA’s national board, Director Sandifer served as Regional Director of Community Service for SRBLSA, and as the 5th Circuit Governor of the American Bar Association Law Student Division.
In addition to his organizational leadership, Director has clerked for Judge Glenda A. Hatchett from the TV Show “Judge Hatchett” and most recently at Alston & Bird LLP as a Summer Associate.
Upon graduation Marcus will focus on practicing in commercial and complex litigation. It is his dream to build a charter school for underprivileged youth where they can discover the exciting world of law and trial practice.
Director Sandifer enjoys traveling the world, karaoke, competitive bowling and mentoring. Marcus favorite quote is, “A lawyers is either a social engineer or a parasite on society” by Charles Hamilton Houston and he lives by that mantra daily.