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Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Lemon Law: 40%
    12 years
  2. Consumer Protection: 40%
    34 years
  3. Contracts: 20%
    34 years

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    I endorse this lawyer. Martin has made numerous special appearances for my firm in Northern California. He is diligent, conscientious, and very knowledgeable in the area of consumer law.

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Contact info

Law Offices of Martin Putnam

1300 Clay Street
Suite 600
Oakland, CA, 94612

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199211/19/2015
DCInactive 198811/29/2015
MAInactive198101/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Danforth Graduate FellowshipDanforth Foundation1972
Woodrow Wilson FellowshipWoodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation1971
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/ALaw Offices of Martin Putnam1995 - Present
Associations
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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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawOther - Doctorates1981
Princeton UniversityPhilosophyMA - Masters1979
Swarthmore CollegePhilosophyB.A. with high honors1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NACA Auto Fraud ConferenceBank Liability for Dealer Fraud2014