Marion B. Stokes

Phone: 404-603-3435
Fax: 404-352-8463
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Marion B. Stokes heads SCE's Creditor Rights & Collection and Bankruptcy practice groups. Mr. Stokes represents creditors exclusively in the areas of commercial litigation and bankruptcy. He has been with SCE since its formation in 1972 and celebrated his 50th Anniversary in the active practice of law in 2018. Mr. Stokes served as an enlisted man in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1967-1968 and as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserves, JAG Corps, from 1968-1972.  Mr. Stokes is rated “AV® Preeminent®” by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating given by the legal industry's premier peer-review rating system.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Collections
  • Creditor Representation in Bankruptcy
  • Business Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1967
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia


  • Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D. – 1967
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award in Unfair Trade Practices
    • Honors: United States Law Week Award
  • Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
    • B.A. – 1964
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • The Seller's Credit Guide, Business Pathways, Inc., 1995

Honors and Awards

  • Rated “AV® Preeminent®” by Martindale-Hubbell, the Highest Rating Given

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • American Bar Association
  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • Commercial Law League of America
  • Union Internationale des Avocats

Areas Served

From our office in Atlanta, Georgia, Stokes Carmichael & Ernst LLP provides quality legal representation to business clients throughout the State of Georgia, the southeastern United States, and elsewhere. Let SCE Law put The Power of Legal Knowledge® to work for you.