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Michael Scott Martin

Michael Scott Martin

Practice areas:

Debt Collection, Litigation, Contracts & Agreements

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About Me

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
civil remedies.


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

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Debt Collection: 50%
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 25%
  3. Litigation: 25%



Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Andrew Scott Mansfield

    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.


    Andrew Mansfield Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Myers, Widders, Gibson, Jones & Feingold, L.L.P.

5425 Everglades St
Ventura, CA, 93003-6552



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney at LawMyers, Widders, Gibson, Jones & Feingold, L.L.P.2004 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
California Landscap Contractor's AssociationBoard Member of LandPac2013 - Present
California Landscape Contractor's AssociationLegislative Committee Chair2013 - Present
California Landscape Contractors Association- Channel Islands ChapterSecretary for the Board of Directors2013 - Present
Ventura County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Advisory Board of Police Activity LeagueBoard of DirectorsN/A
California State BarMemberN/A
Business Networking International local chapterPast PresidentN/A
Port Hueneme Chamber of CommercePast Board MemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Ventura County Contractors AssociationMemberN/A

Publication NameTitleDate
SFV CLCA Valleyscape"Before You do Work Make Sure the Right You is Licensed"2013
MWGJS Client Alert2012 Construction Law Update2012
MWGJS Client AlertChanges to Construction Remedies Statutes in 20122012
MWGJS Client AlertDon't Forget the Major Revisions to the Mechanics' Lien Statutes in Effect Since January 1, 20112011

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Abilene Christian UniversityN/ABachelor's DegreeN/A
Ventura College of LawLawJuris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
9th Annual Residential Landlord Tenant LawCommencement of the Tenancy; Ethical Considerations of Landlord Tenant Law2013
Warner Center Marriott Woodland HillsWhat Every Home Improvement Contractor Needs to Know About Sealing the Deal and Getting Paid2012
Ventura County Contractors AssociationThe Basics of Home Improvement Contracts2012
Port Hueneme Chamber of CommerceBusiness Collection & Business Contract Basics2009
Bussiness Collections & Business Contracts Seminar 101How to Get Your Customers to Pay Their Bills & Legal Options When They Don't Pay2009
Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of CommericeBusiness Collection Issues2008
League of California Cities ConferencePublic Records ActN/A