Adner Marcelin
Pronouns
He/Him
Year
2021
Chapter
Position
Law Firm Administrator, Ben Crump Law, PLLC
Adner Marcelin serves as the Law Firm Administrator for the Tallahassee law firm, Ben Crump Law, PLLC. There, he heads the firm’s communications department while aiding the firm’s attorneys in legal research and case management. A seasoned public servant, Marcelin has maintained a personal commitment to the preservation of civil rights for all. He possesses extensive leadership experience in community mobilization and civic activism. He served as a Deputy Communications Director for the National Bar Association, as well as the past Executive Lieutenant Governor for the Sixth Circuit of the American Bar Association’s Law Student Division. Marcelin is currently the President of the Tallahassee Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). He has also served as the Legal Redress Chair (Lansing, MI), Secretary (Tallahassee, FL) and Treasurer (Florida State University) for the NAACP. Marcelin is also the President of the Tallahassee National Pan-Hellenic Council. Prior to his time as a legal professional, Marcelin attended the Florida State University (FSU) where he obtained a bachelor’s in Criminology in 2009; he went on to study at the Florida Institute of Technology where he later obtained a Master’s in Business Administration in 2012. He concluded his studies by earning his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2014. During his academic studies, Marcelin was an active part of campus life, where he held various leadership positions including National President of the law school’s five American Bar Association chapters, and as an Executive Board member of both the Student Bar and Black Law Student Associations. Marcelin is a native of Stuart, Florida, where he is one of four children born to Anselme and Alerte Marcelin. He is an active member of his community and attends Love Temple Church of God by Faith. Marcelin is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and credits his faith in God, support from family and friends and a strong sense of focus and determination as the tools that have propelled him this far. He is a strong believer that through humility and perseverance, anything can be accomplished.