Marques Ivey

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Marques Alexander Ivey
Aurora, Colorado
Colorado PTA Cameo Unit, Wheatridge, Colorado                                                                             

Personal and Professional Information

  • Law Office of Marques A. Ivey, PLLC- Sole Practitioner
  • Aurora Public Schools - Board of Education Member, President
  • Magistrate, City of Aurora
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, University of Tulsa, College of Law         
  • Bachelors of Arts, Criminal Justice; Indiana University, Bloomington
  • Married to Stacey Ivey for 20 years, 3 Children Quezdon, Andalysia, and Kaiyan

PTA Involvement

Current service includes:


  • Vice President of Advocacy
  • Chair of Legislation Committee
  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Governance Policy Task Force Member

Previous service includes:

  • Board of Directors, Member Representative, National PTA
  • Chair of Bylaws and Policy Committee, National PTA
  • Chair Membership Committee, National PTA
  • Committee Member of Executive Director Review, National PTA
  • Committee Member of Organizational Effectiveness Committee, National PTA
  • Board of Directors, Colorado PTA
  • Region 3 Director, Colorado PTA
  • Chair, Election Committee, Colorado PTA
  • Diversity and Inclusivity Committee, Colorado PTA
  • Chair, Nominating Committee, Colorado PTA
  • President, Vaughn Elementary PTA         
  • Vista Peak Elementary School

Community Involvement

Current service includes:

  • Board of Directors -Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, Life Member Award

Previous service includes:

  • Colorado Juvenile Defender Coalition Member
  • Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award Committee Member – Chair-Elect
  • Member of the City of Aurora Bar Association
  • Arapahoe County Bar Association
  • Member of Colorado Justice Reform Coalition
  • Drummer for All Attorney Band for Charity – Phoenix Rising
  • Board of Directors -Colorado Lawyers for the Arts- Pro Bono Chair  
  • Board of Directors – American Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division – Diversity

Honors and Awards

  • Life Member of Colorado PTA, National PTA, Montana PTA, Michigan PTA, Ohio PTA
  • Arkansas PTA Travelers Award and Arkansas Ambassador
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers of America – 2013 - 2018
  • Who’s Who – Top Lawyer in America 2014 -2018
  • Recipient of National PTA President’s Exceptional Leadership Award