About Roland Legal - Marcus A. Roland

Marcus A. Roland is a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated* attorney who has practiced law in Kentucky for 24 years.

He received his B.A. from Union College, his M.A. from the University of Cincinnati, and his J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law. Marcus has practice experience in multiple areas of the law but has spent the largest part of his career handling workers’ compensation claims. Marcus has represented workers’ compensation clients, appeared before workers’ compensation Administrative Law Judges and presented arguments to the Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Board, the Kentucky Court of Appeals and the Kentucky Supreme Court in over 1,000 workers’ compensation matters.

Marcus is also certified by the International Commission on Healthcare Certification (ICHC) as a Medicare Set-Aside Consultant (MSCC), qualifying him to design, submit and negotiate complex financial arrangements, which protect the interests of Medicare or Medicaid in workers’ compensation settlements.

Marcus is a trained mediator approved by the Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) for inclusion on their state mediator roster, a trained meeting facilitator.

A published writer, he is the editor of Roland Legal’s workers’ compensation blog, Ouch!, recognized by LexisNexis as a top workers’ blog three years in a row. Marcus serves as the only Kentucky attorney on LexisNexis’ Workers’ Compensation Advisory Board and exclusively manages LexisNexis’ Kentucky workers’ compensation law updates. He is also a contributing writer to the latest edition of The Complete Guide to Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance, published by LexisNexis.

Marcus is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, the KBA Workers’ Compensation Section, the Fayette County Bar Association, American Bar Association and is admitted to practice before the Kentucky courts and the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky.

*CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

“Marcus was very professional, knowledgeable, helpful, and prompt in addressing and answering any concerns or questions that arose during this process. I would highly recommend using him for any legal issue or case involving worker’s comp.”



Roland Legal has 25 years of experience representing employers and employees in workers’ compensation claims. Plus, we’re on the cutting edge of technology. With our virtual and paperless office environment, we can do more for our workers’ compensation clients easily, effectively and efficiently. Learn more ›


Mediation is always a preferable alternative to litigation. Litigation is costly, both emotionally and economically. Mediation is based on compromise, and a good mediator knows how to facilitate, not force, compromise. A good mediator is neutral and impartial and allows the parties to own their agreement. Roland Legal has the experience to meet these goals. Learn more ›


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