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Luis A. Martinez handles complex personal injury matters including wrongful death, construction negligence, premises liability, medical malpractice and claims resulting from vehicular negligence along with workers' compensation claims. He received his B.A. from Seton Hall University in 1987 and graduated from Rutgers Law School in 1990. He served as Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Peter Boggia of the Superior Court. He is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and New York.He was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico after his parents fled Cuba and the communist regime of Fidel Castro. He was the first American-born member of his family. He is the Municipal Court Judge for the Borough of Bogota. He is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney and a member of the New Jersey Association for Justice. He is involved in several charities and is a volunteer coach in his community.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 60%
    25 years
  2. Workers Compensation: 25%
    25 years
  3. Litigation: 15%
    25 years



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Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Evan D. Baker

    I endorse Mr. Martinez. I have known Mr. Martinez for over twenty years. He provides excellent representation. He is great litigator who fully prepares his cases to win. He is excellent on his feat before a judge or jury. Mr. Martinez knows how to use technology in the court room to effectively present his client's cases.


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  • Seth Malkin

    Lou is a fantastic attorney who has tremendous legal skills in and out of the courtroom. I highly recommend him.


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Contact info

9252 Kennedy Blvd
North Bergen, NJ, 07047


NYCurrently registered 199303/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyersSuper Lawyer 20102010
Supreme Court of New JerseyCertfied Civil Trial Lawyer2010
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLaBarbiera & Martinez2003 - Present
Municipal JudgeBorough of Bogota2007 - 2010
Public DefenderBorough of Bogota2006 - 2007
Public DefenderTownship of River Vale2003 - 2007
Public DefenderCity of Passaic2001 - 2003
PartnerLaw Offices of Luis A. Martinez1999 - 2003
Senior AssociatesMichael Maggiano & Associates1991 - 1999
Law ClerkHonorable Peter F. Boggia,. Judge, N.J. Superio Court - Bergen County1990 - 1991
Association namePosition nameDuration
Million Dollar Advocates ForumMember2010 - Present
New Jersey Association for JusticeMember1990 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1990