|Birth: ||Jun. 29, 1955|
|Death: ||Jan. 17, 2002|
Los Angeles County
Ohio University Class Of '77 BA
Glendale School Of Law '81 JD
Los Angeles County Court Commissioner
Marckese was known for his down-to-earth personality that more often than not included colorful language, tongue-in-cheek comments and an always-present sparkle in his eye, judges said.
A certified specialist in family law, Marckese's vast experience in the area was the commissioner's biggest asset on the bench, colleagues said.
While still practicing law, Marckese served as chair of the Family Law Indigent Paternity Panel, where he represented those accused of willfully withholding child support.
Gutman, who described himself as a mentor to Marckese, said the commissioner's unselfishness attracted him to bring Marckese to the court as a referee.
Marckese served as a referee in Compton from Nov. 1997 until he was elected commissioner by the judges of the Los Angeles Superior Court last September.The court's examining committee ranked him first out of more than 200 applicants for the position.
Marckese ran for judge in 2000, but was defeated by then-Deputy District Attorney Katherine Mader.
Chavez remembered Marckese as always willing to helping those people representing themselves maneuver their way through the court process.
Marckese was very active in sports, as a member of the Burbank Men's Golf Club, and coaching youth soccer, baseball, basketball and football through the Burbank Department of Parks and Recreation.He also coached a youth football team for his church.
A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Marckese graduated from Ohio University and he received his law degree in 1981 from Glendale University College of Law, where he was president of the Student Bar Association.
Marckese was very active in his parish, serving as chair of the St. Robert Bellarmine Ministry Committee.
Copyright 2002, Metropolitan News
Nicola Marckese (1927 - 2013)
Loyal Ann Gallo Marckese (1930 - 1967)
Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills)
Los Angeles County
Plot: Tenderness, Lot 2052, Space 2
Created by: Rick McCarroll
Record added: Oct 15, 2012
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