Michael S. Martin's practice emphasizes general civil litigation including construction
defect cases, commercial and consumer collections and enforcement of judgments. Mr.
Martin is also actively involved in code enforcement activities on behalf of the
firm's municipal clients, including the cities of Ojai, Fillmore and Ventura. These
activities include criminal prosecutions of municipal code violators and seeking
Mr. Martin is admitted to practice before all State and Federal courts in California.
He is a member of the California State Bar, the American Bar Association and the
Ventura County Bar Association (where he is a member of the Trial Lawyer's section).
Mr. Martin also serves on the Board of Directors for the Santa Paula Theater Company
and is a member of the Port Hueneme Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Martin earned his B.A. from Abilene Christian University in 1991 and his M.Div.
from Princeton Seminary in 1994. He is fluent in Portuguese which he learned while
he and his wife worked in Brazil with a non-profit organization for five and a half
years. Upon returning to the United States from Brazil, Mike joined the firm as a
clerk, began studying law, and earned his Juris Doctorate from Ventura College of
Law in 2004.
Languages Spoken: English, Portuguese
Licensed since 2005
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Mike Martin is an unusual combination of skilled litigator, detailed legal academic, and a true colleague committed to civility and client service. He has served the legal community for over a decade with integrity.
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Attorney at Law||Myers, Widders, Gibson, Jones & Feingold, L.L.P.||2004 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|California Landscap Contractor's Association||Board Member of LandPac||2013 - Present|
|California Landscape Contractor's Association||Legislative Committee Chair||2013 - Present|
|California Landscape Contractors Association- Channel Islands Chapter||Secretary for the Board of Directors||2013 - Present|
|Ventura County Bar Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|Advisory Board of Police Activity League||Board of Directors||N/A|
|California State Bar||Member||N/A|
|Business Networking International local chapter||Past President||N/A|
|Port Hueneme Chamber of Commerce||Past Board Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Ventura County Contractors Association||Member||N/A|
|SFV CLCA Valleyscape||"Before You do Work Make Sure the Right You is Licensed"||2013|
|MWGJS Client Alert||2012 Construction Law Update||2012|
|MWGJS Client Alert||Changes to Construction Remedies Statutes in 2012||2012|
|MWGJS Client Alert||Don't Forget the Major Revisions to the Mechanics' Lien Statutes in Effect Since January 1, 2011||2011|
|Abilene Christian University||N/A||Bachelor's Degree||N/A|
|Ventura College of Law||Law||Juris Doctor||N/A|
|9th Annual Residential Landlord Tenant Law||Commencement of the Tenancy; Ethical Considerations of Landlord Tenant Law||2013|
|Warner Center Marriott Woodland Hills||What Every Home Improvement Contractor Needs to Know About Sealing the Deal and Getting Paid||2012|
|Ventura County Contractors Association||The Basics of Home Improvement Contracts||2012|
|Port Hueneme Chamber of Commerce||Business Collection & Business Contract Basics||2009|
|Bussiness Collections & Business Contracts Seminar 101||How to Get Your Customers to Pay Their Bills & Legal Options When They Don't Pay||2009|
|Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerice||Business Collection Issues||2008|
|League of California Cities Conference||Public Records Act||N/A|