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Christy Lynn Martin

Christy Lynn Martin

Practice areas:

Litigation

About Me

Ms. Martin has managed a wide range cases from discovery through trial. Ms. Martin has significant experience in products liability cases, ERISA cases, and numerous other general litigation issues. She has briefed numerous aggressive removals, deposed key fact witnesses, argued discovery and summary judgments, and developed expert witnesses of numerous specialties. Additionally, Ms. Martin has developed particular expertise in appellate practice, briefing numerous appeals in state and federal court, including the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the Texas Supreme Court.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Litigation: 100%

Payment

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Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Loreen Carol Blackwell

    Christy Martin is a very knowledgeable, effective litigator. She works closely with each client to make sure they understand the process and that the best possible outcome is achieved.

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    Loreen Blackwell Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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    I endorse this lawyer. Christy is an extremely experienced and skilled litigation attorney. She has excellent analytical skills, always considering the most beneficial way to achieve her client's goals. Christy's advocacy skills are excellent, both in and out of the courtroom.

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    Natalie Miller Family Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Kerr, Hendershot & Cannon, P.C.

1800 Bering Drive, Suite 600
Houston, TX, 77057

Kerr, Hendershot & Cannon, P.C. (By Appointment Only)

14090 Southwest Freeway, Suite 300
Sugar Land, TX, 77478

Kerr, Hendershot & Cannon, P.C. (By Appointment Only)

2600 South Shore Boulevard, Suite 300
League City, TX, 77573

Kerr, Hendershot & Cannon, P.C. (By Appointment Only)

5262 South Staples, Suite 300
Corpus Christi, TX, 78411

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200305/24/2015
FLRetired200805/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarTexas Monthly Magazine2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Associate AttorneyKerr, Hendershot & Cannon, P.C.2011 - Present
Associate AttorneyShook Hardy & Bacon2003 - 2011
Summer ClerkTexas AG Office of Solicitor General2001 - 2003

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Texas Young Lawyers AssociationDirector2007 - 2009
Houston Bar Association, Appellate Practice SectionExecutive Council2007 - 2011
Houston Young Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
City of Houston v. Estate of JonesMr. Jones's estate prevailed in getting the City's appeal dismissed for lack of Jurisdiction. The case was ultimately settled upon remand.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
SBOT Advanced Civil Appellate Practice CourseStare Decisis: Revisiting an Old Friend in the Lone Star State2010
For The Defense (DRI, Defense Research Institute)The Unwritten Rule of Removal2007

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Trinity University (San Antonio, Texas)N/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2000