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Martin S Putnam

Martin S Putnam

Practice areas:

Consumer Protection, Lemon Law, Contracts & Agreements

About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Lemon Law: 40%
    11 years
  2. Consumer Protection: 40%
    33 years
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
    33 years



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Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Ronald Lee Burdge

    I endorse this lawyer. With tons of lemon law experience, and years of practical experience in the law, I gladly endorse attorney Putnam. When you need a lawyer who knows the law and has been there and done that, if his office is anywhere near you I recommend him to you.


    Ronald Burdge Consumer Protection Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Louis Allen Liberty

    I endorse this lawyer. If I needed a lawyer, I would hire Martin. One of the brightest lawyers I know.


    Louis Liberty Consumer Protection Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Martin Putnam

1300 Clay Street
Suite 600
Oakland, CA, 94612


DCInactive 198807/19/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Danforth Graduate FellowshipDanforth Foundation1972
Woodrow Wilson FellowshipWoodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation1971

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Law Offices of Martin Putnam1995 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Consumer AttorneysMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Alarcon v. Fireside BankWon buyback for car purchaser
Mitchell v. American Fair Credit Assoc., 99 Cal.App.4th 1345 (2002)Successfully defeated demand for arbitration.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard Law SchoolLawJ. D. cum laude1981
Princeton UniversityPhilosophyM.A.1979
Swarthmore CollegePhilosophyB.A. with high honors1971

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
NACA Auto Fraud ConferenceBank Liability for Dealer Fraud2014