Daniel Marks, Las Vegas Attorney;
Looks Like Steve Barket Gets Another Bite at the Apple After Filing Suit Against Shafik Hirji and Shafik Brown

I was introduced to the “dynamic duo” (not as in Batman and Robin, more like Laurel & Hardy in my opinion) of Daniel Marks and Adam Levine. They are Las Vegas attorneys who I met back in 2009/10 during a lawsuit I filed against Central Pallet of Utah (the inferno story coming soon) and Larry VonWald, Lori VonWald and Ronald Hoagland, VonWald’s accountant.

At that time, I had testified in a federal case against Rick Bonvicin of the North Las Vegas judicial system. He was indicted in federal court, went to trial and the case was dismissed by the Honorable Robert C. Jones, a federal judge. It’s my understanding that Bonvicin introduced the law firm of Marks & Levin to the defendants in that case, the VonWalds and Hoagland.

That was an eye-opening case, to say the least. The judge, the Hon. Robert C. Jones, said he did not believe my testimony, nor, he said, did his wife. I have a complete set of audio CDs as a reference. During that time, the assistant United States attorneys prosecuting the case — Crane Pommerantz (who is now in private practice) and Eric Johnson, who is now a Clark County District Court judge (as is his wife, Susan Johnson) — were in charge of the case. Tom Pitaro successfully represented Rick Bonvicin. I also was introduced to a low-life scumbag private investigator by the name of Tom Dillard, who has cost the taxpayers of the state of Nevada millions of dollars in payouts as a result of lawsuits filed against him when he was a Metropolitan detective and policeman.

II was the subject of numerous LVRJ articles by John L. Smith, the bankrupt, DUI guy who is no longer at the LVRJ and is currently floating around somewhere in the bottom of the barrel at NPR. I really owe my current success to Tom Dillard, John L. Smith, Tom Pitaro and Ricardo Bonvicin for the good-ol-boy job they did on me. It pushed me to the limits to learn how to get and maintain pages at the top of Google search pages results. If you Google Dillard, Smith and Pitaro, you will find them at the top of the Google search return, and they always will be. Just like this website will. I truly owe them a gratitude of thanks for pushing me and driving me to learn and understand Google. Let me take this opportunity to thank the four of you, sincerely, for handing me my proverbial ass in court and in the media. It made me who I am today.

Since that time, Rick Bonvicin filed a bankruptcy and was subsequently represented by Adam Levine in what I believe was a wrongful termination case. It’s my understanding that Bonvicin prevailed with Levine as his lawyer and was paid several hundred thousand dollars and had his job reinstated. And that’s the way it goes.

You would think Adam Levine would be thankful that a guy like that came along and generated cash flow for him and his law firm. Instead, I’ve been told by a reputable lawyer that Adam Levine has referred to me in many negative connotations, including snitch, informant and so on. I consider Adam Levine a very good attorney, but a mental midget. I have many resources available to me to throughly understand who this man is and why he would say and do the things he did. Any other high school graduate like myself would realize that I put money on his plate and with Shafik Hirji recently scraping up money to retain Daniel Marks at the last moment to represent him in a current lawsuit I filed against Hirji and Shafik Brown, I am still somewhat of a cash cow to Daniel Marks and Adam Levine.

There’s no question that from the people I’ve spoken with, both Daniel Marks’ and Adam Levine’s ego and arrogance quotient is off the charts. In the past eight years or so, I’ve wanted to come back and revisit Daniel and Adam. This time, with Shafik Hirji, I’m getting another bite at the apple. This case will not get dismissed. Marks has a low-life convicted felon client (in my opinion) in Shafik Hirji, who currently owes the state of Nevada a $300,000-plus judgment, has nothing in his name, and will at some point have to prove where he was able to obtain the funds to retain this lawyer. So I’m looking forward to the legal rodeo and wondering how long Shafik Hirji and Shafik Brown will be able to keep up the payments to Mr. Marks. It’s been my experience that Shafik Hirji’s financial commitment seems to fade. I will be shocked if he’s able to see this through to any sort of a trial. My guess is that at the allegedly exorbitant rates Daniel Marks bills, Hirji won’t be able to last in the long run; but that’s just my opinion. We’ll see how that shakes out.