Law Office PolGen Research

PolGen Research is a unique Polish law firm specialized in cases requiring complex genealogical research. We handle probate cases, assist our clients in the process of applying for Polish citizenship and help those seeking restitution of property seized by the state after World War II. We also offer a range of services related to family genealogy.

Our services are aimed at public institutions (courts, public trustees), legal professionals, international research companies and private clients from all around the world. Our team is composed of lawyers, professional genealogists and translators.

We have built our reputation on providing high quality services adapted to our clients’ individual needs and expectations. Working to the highest standards and constantly developing our competencies, we build and maintain long-term relationships with our clients.

Michał j. Marciniak

Practicing lawyer and passionate Genealogist. Founder and Owner of PolGen Research Legal Office. Conducts genealogical research since 1996. In 2005 he establishes his own company offering a unique combination of legal and genealogical services to a wide variety of clients from all around the world.

Member of District Chamber of Legal Counsel in Warsaw, a President of Genealogical Society of Warsaw, a Vice President of Association of Polish Professional Genealogists and a founding member of the Polish Genealogical Association.

Willingly participates in social initiatives aimed at promoting genealogy (events, lectures, workshops etc.), where he shares his knowledge and experience with a wider public and encourages them to do their own genealogy.

Katarzyna Marciniak

Translator and M.A. graduate in Applied Linguistics at the University of Warsaw, attended Institut supérieur des traducteurs et interprètes in Brussels, Belgium. Professional translator since 2005, cooperating with public institutions, multinational companies and publishing houses. In PolGen Research responsible for contacts with French speaking clients and French and English translations.