MARJORIE G. FULLER
Marjorie G. Fuller is a former trial attorney with a practice now limited to civil appeals and writs and trial consultation. A graduate of the University of Michigan, and University of Southern California Law School, Ms. Fuller also holds a master’s degree in English, was a professional writer and editor, and taught English and Legal Studies at California State University, Fullerton. Among her many honors, Ms. Fuller received the Franklin G. West Award, Orange County Bar Association’s highest award, for lifetime achievement in law and justice. She was named Attorney of the Year by the Orange County Women Lawyers and received the Anti-Defamation League’s Jurisprudence Award. In 2014, she was awarded the Presiding Justice David G. Sills Award for Appellate Excellence from the Orange County Bar Association Appellate Law Section. Ms. Fuller has also been selected as a 2019 and 2020 Southern California Super Lawyer.
Ms. Fuller has received Pro Bono Publico Awards from the Orange County Bar Association for serving as Co-Chair of the Bar’s historic Gender Equity Committee, and the Orange County Bar Association President’s MVP Award. She was one of the first women to sit on the board of directors of the Orange County Bar Association, and was president of the Family Law Section of the Bar. Ms. Fuller is active in a number of professional organizations including the Orange County Bar Association, Anti-Defamation League, and Public Law Center. Her memberships have included the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the Orange County Trial Lawyers’ Association, the Southern California Skeptics’ Association, and Mensa.
Ms. Fuller has been principal attorney on more than 750 appeals, writ petitions and petitions for review in state and federal reviewing courts; 60 of her cases resulted in opinions published in California Official Reports (indicating an important new ruling or new interpretation of law). She has authored numerous articles in her field, and is a featured speaker on law, appellate procedure and legal writing for bar associations, law schools and professional groups.