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Janet Spiro Martin

also known as Janet Martin

About Me

What sets me apart from other lawyers and firms is that having been in-house corporate counsel for an international franchise company for 20 years, gives me unique insight to efficieint and practical advice in handling client matters and determining pragmatic options for resolution. Being a sole practitioner, I will give you the highest level of expertise, at a fair price. And with prompt response!


Practice Areas


  1. Franchising: 75%
    30 years
  2. Business: 15%
    30 years
  3. Real Estate: 5%
    30 years
  4. Bankruptcy & Debt: 5%
    7 years



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

42 total 

  • Elisabeth Celeste Crampton

    Janet Martin is dedicated to her clients. She is hardworking, tenacious and experienced. If you have a franchise or are thinking of investing in a franchise, you should talk with Janet Martin.


    Elisabeth Crampton Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William Earl Winfield

    Ms. Martin's online responses indicate a high level of practical experience coupled with the gravitas that you need from a lawyer for a serious business transaction.


    William Winfield Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Janet Martin, Attorney at Law
23120 Alicia Parkway
Mission Viejo, CA, 92692



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2015 Top ContrbutorAVVO2015
Clients' Choice Award 2015AVVO2015
Top Attorney-Superb Rating 9.3AVVO2015
Top Contributor 2014AVVO2014
Clients' Choice Award 2014AVVO2014
Clients' Choice Award 2013AVVO2013
Top Contrbutor 2013AVVO2013
Most Visitors; Most ReferralsBTN Irvine Chapter2013
Most ReferralsBuilding Trades Network2013
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Owner/AttorneyLaw Office of Janet Martin2007 - Present
General CounselSir Speedy, Inc.1989 - 2011
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association Of Women Business OwnersMember2015 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationDirector, Solo Practitioner Section2015 - Present
BTN GroupBoard of Ambassadores2014 - Present
National Association Professional WomenAttorney Member2012 - Present
Building Trades NetworkVice Foreman2012 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember-Solo Practitioner Section2012 - Present
Franchise Business Network, IFAFranchise Attorney Member2012 - Present
South Orange County Women's Network GroupAttorney Member2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Forum on Franchising2011 - Present
United States 9th Circuit CourtAttorney Member1991 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney Member1984 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Breach of Contract CaseNegotiated favorable settlement paid to Client
Franchisee ClientNegotiated mutual termination of Franchise Agreement and settlement payment to Client
Asset Purchase of 2 FranchisesSuccessful consummatiom of purshase of franchises
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Publication NameTitleDate
Franchise BlogFranchise, Distributor or License?2013
www.franchise-info.caWhen SHould You Provide an Exclusive Territory to a Franchisee?2012
lulu.comPre-Bankruptcy Strategy Plan2011
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
American Arbitration AssociationN/AN/A2011
Loyola Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
California St Univ Long BeachBusinessBS - Bachelor of Science1981
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
So OC Womens Networkig GroupWhat is a Franchise?2015
South Orange County Womens Network GroupUsing the Small Claims System2014
Building Trades NetworkWhat is a Trust Agreement?2014
Building Trades NetworkWhen to Incorporate2013
Attitude AdjustmentHow's Your Legal Health2013
Living Smart & WellGet a Legal Check Up2012