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  1. Intellectual Property: 50%
    15 years
  2. Litigation: 30%
    31 years
  3. Construction & Development: 20%
    25 years

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Martin Tate Morrow & Marston PC

6410 Poplar Ave Ste 1000
Memphis, TN, 38119

6410 Poplar Ave
Ste 1000
Memphis, TN, 38119



DCActive 198605/24/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Intellectual Property LitigationsBest Lawyers in America2013
Intellectual Property LitigationBest Lawyers2012
Intellectual Property LitigationBest Lawyers in America2011
Intellectual Property LitigationBest Lawyers in America2010
Intellectual Property LitigationBest Lawyers in America2009
Intellectual Property DesigneeBest Lawyers in Tennessee2008
Pro Bono Service AwardMemphis Area Legal Services, Inc.2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2006
Local Rules Committee ServiceTennessee Bar Association2005
Certified Civil Trial SpecialistTennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization1999
Certified Civil Trial Specialist,National Board of Trial Advocacy1999
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Director and Vice PresidentMartin, Tate, Morrow & Marston, P.C.1984 - Present
Senior Defense CounselUs Army Jag Corps1983 - 1984
Prosecutor and Chief ProsecutorUS Army JAG Corps1980 - 1982
Association namePosition nameDuration
Standing Local Rules Committee USDC Western District of TennesseeChairman2012 - Present
United States District Court Western District of TennesseeChairman, Local Rules Committee2009 - 2010
Federal Local Rules CommitteeChairman2009 - 2010
Lawyers Journal Club of MemphisMember2008 - Present
Leo Bearman, Sr. Inn of CourtBarrister and Asst. Treasurer2006 - 2009
Tennessee Bar FoundationFellow2006 - Present
University Of Memphis Alumni BoardPresident, Vice President and Treasurer2002 - Present
Independent Presbyterian Church Board of DeaconsChairman (2007-08) and Member1999 - Present
West Point Society of the Mid-SouthPresident, Vice President, Treasurer and Member1988 - Present
University of Memphis Law ReviewEditor-In-Chief1979 - 1980
University of Memphis Law School Moot Court BoardBoard Member1979 - 1980
Tennessee Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Tennessee Bar FoundationMemberN/A
District of Columbia BarMemberN/A
Memphis Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Lawyers Journal ClubPatent Law 101 -- Where Technology Meets the Statute2015
Memphis Bar Association Bench Bar ConferencePatent Litigation: A Brief Tour Through the Mine Field2007
Memphis Bar Association, Bench BarIssues in Discovery2002
National Business InstituteTrying The Wrongful Death Cases in Tennessee: Strategies in Preparation and Valuation1996
National Business InstituteInsurance Coverage Laws in Tennessee1995
Memphis State University Law ReviewFederal Enforcement of Individual and Corporate Criminal Liability for Water Pollution1980
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Memphis State University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
United States Military AcademyN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Memphis Lawyers' Journal Club PresentationPatentability Under 35 USC 1012015
Federal Practice Annual ReviewFederal Rules of Civil Procedure -- What's in the Mill?2014
Annual Network ConferenceAmerica Invents Act2011
Corporate Investigations & White Collar DefenseRacketeering and Money Laundering2008
Patent Litigation: A Brief Tour Through the Mine FieldDevelopments in the law of Patent Litigation2007
Society for Information Management, Memphis ChapterSee You In Court: Security Breach Liability2002
Memphis Bench Bar ConferenceIssues in Discovery2002
ATLA Roscoe Pound InstituteUse of Demonstrative Evidence and Trial Presentation Techniques2002
Early Handling of Problem LoansSafely Dealing With Troubled Loans1997
Trial Practice SeminarUse of demonstrative Evidence at Trial and Presentation Techniques1994
Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants, Memphis ChapterHow the Attorney Should Prepare for a Liability Case1993