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George E. Martin

Workers compensation Attorney at Philadelphia, PA

5.0   6 reviews
  • State Years
    Pennsylvania - PA 49 years
    New York - NY 52 years
  • Licensed for 49 years
    State PA
    Acquired 1974
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 52 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1971
    Status
    Resigned No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About George

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GEORGE MARTIN is the founding partner of Martin Law and practices exclusively in the area of workers’ compensation law since 1979. In 2012, Mr. Martin was appointed by the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) as the workers’ compensation panel attorney to represent players on the Philadelphia Eagles. He was also appointed as a panel attorney for the Professional Hockey Players Association (PHPA). In the spring of 2013, Mr. Martin became a certified specialist in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation by the PA Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the PA Supreme Court.

Mr. Martin is active in the Pennsylvania Association for Justice (PAJ), where he served on the Board of Governors for nine years. A past President of the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, the first workers’ compensation attorney to serve in the position, Mr. Martin remains a life member of their Board of Governors. He was also the first chair of the PAJ Workers’ Compensation Section. Mr. Martin served as President of the American Association of Justice Workers’ Compensation Section in 2008. He served as Co-Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association in 1995 and served on the Board of Governors as the first representative of the Section in 1996 and 1997. He has served as a Council Member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section since 1987 and has served as their Chairperson, Chair-Elect, Vice Chair, Secretary and Treasurer.

Mr. Martin devotes considerable time to Continuing Legal Education (CLE) and has lectured on behalf of the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Association, the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Associations, the Pennsylvania Defense Institute, and numerous other organizations. He is co-author of the 1990, 1992, 1994 and 1996 editions of Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Practice and Procedure, published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and continues to serve as a guest speaker for the CLE program. 

In addition to his successful law career, he also founded the George and Miriam Martin Foundation in 1996 to protect our environment, which has given more than $4 million to charitable organizations working to protect rivers and watersheds. Previously, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the French & Pickering Conservation Trust and Green Valleys Association, in Chester County, PA. Mr. Martin currently serves as Chairman on the Planning Commission of West Vincent Township in Chester County and the Chair Board of Trustees for Earthjustice, the world’s largest non profit environmental law firm.

 

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Location

Martin Law
1818 Market Street 35th Floor
Philadelphia, PA, 19103-3636

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Posted by Azerrad | October 19, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Extremely helpful and caring
After I was injured at work I contacted them and from day 1 every person I talked to was very helpful and willing to answer any questions or concerns I had. They also reached out to me on a regular basis to keep me updated on everything about my case and helped me with any issues I ran into. I would highly recommend contacting this firm with any questions you may have!
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Posted by anonymous | August 15, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent!!
Martin Law Firm is the best! They were always available to answer my questions and reassure me everything was going well. I couldn't have picked a better Law Firm to represent me. Truly a pleasure to work with you guys. Would definitely recommend them to a family member or a friend.
Posted by Diana | June 15, 2013
Knowledgeable and Compassionate
Thank you, George Martin and team. I came to your firm with huge medical bills and a career changing injury. Your compassionate, knowledgeable responses cleared all confusion and concern in my time of life changing events. I always received immediate responses to my concerns with practical, trustworthy solutions. Thank you so much for helping me and being my professional friends who guided me through to better days.
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Posted by Jennifer | January 25, 2012
Martin Banks
JOSEPH C. HUTTEMANN, of Martin Banks. Dedicated, hard-working firm and team. They really fight for your case.This firm is not those attorneys who claim they will work hard. They do work hard. The really care for you and have great communication. I would refer them to anyone in need of legal help!
Posted by jennifer | January 20, 2012
Jennifer L Griswold / Shostak
Amit and April went above and beyond for me. I couldn't of asked for a better team. Just out-standing!
Posted by anonymous | July 14, 2011
George Martin
Mr. Martin is a competent, courteous person who communicated clearly. I was always aware of my situation, in my case, and was always free to ask Mr. Martin any questions I considered to be important. His feedback was forthcoming in a timely fashion which helped me to feel confident of his sevices.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Contingency 20%-20%

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Education

  • New York University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1971
  • University of Delaware
  • A.B.
  • 1968

Associations

  • NFL Players Association
  • Philadelphia Eagles Panel Attorney
  • 2012 - Present
  • Professional Hockey Players Association
  • Pennsylvania Panel Attorney
  • 2012 - Present
  • College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers
  • Fellow
  • 2008 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section
  • Member House of Delegates
  • 1987 - Present
  • Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group
  • Board Member
  • N/A
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Past Board of Governors
  • N/A
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Governors
  • N/A
  • American Association for Justice, Workers' Compensation and Workplace Injury Section
  • Past Section Chair
  • 2008 - 2008
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past President
  • 2000 - 2001
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section
  • Former Board of Governors
  • 1996 - 1997
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section
  • Past Co-Chair
  • 1995 - 1995
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Top 100 Philadelphia
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Top 100 Pennsylvania
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Workers' Compensation Panel Member of the Year
  • Professional Hockey Players Association
  • 2016
  • Top 100 Pennsylvania
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Top 100 Pennsylvania
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Top 100 Pennsylvania
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
  • Top 100 Pennsylvania
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2013
  • Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2013
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2012
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Top 100 Pennsylvania
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2011
  • Top 100 Pennsylvania
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2010
  • Top 100 Pennsylvania
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2009
  • Top 100 Pennsylvania
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Top 100 Pennsylvania
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2008
  • Top 100 Pennsylvania
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2007
  • Top 100 Pennsylvania
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2006
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
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  • 2006
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  • 2006
  • Top 100 Pennsylvania
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  • 2005
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2005
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2005
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2004
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2004
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2003
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2002
  • Irvin Stander Award for Professionalism in Workers' Compensation
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • 2002
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2001
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2000
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 1999
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 1998
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 1997
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 1996
  • Best Lawyer
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 1995
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Publications

  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI)
  • Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure
  • 1996
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI)
  • Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure
  • 1994
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI)
  • Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure
  • 1992
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI)
  • Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure
  • 1990
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Attorney endorsements

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Workers compensation Attorney | Oct 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney Martin has done excellent work in the area of workers comp. I have referred him many clients over the years with great results."
Workers compensation Attorney | Jul 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. It goes without saying that George is one of the Deans of the Workers' Compensation Bar in Pennsylvania. His contributions to the continuing education of other lawyers is a true service to the community at large and to his fellow practitioners both for the claimants and the defendants."
Workers compensation Attorney | Aug 14
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"George Martin works for his clients at the office level, at the hearing level, in Commonwealth court and goes beyond that to spend hundreds of hours of his time advocating for the worker in Harrisburg and Washington. He is perhaps the most knowledgeable attorney on issues of workers compensation in the entire state of Pennsylvania."
Workers compensation Attorney | May 09
Relationship: Other
"George Martin has helped injured workers for over three decades and could not be more of an advocate both locally and nationally to improve the rights of working men and women. I endorse this lawyer."
Workers compensation Attorney | Feb 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse, without hestitation, George Martin as unequivocally one of the best in all of PA."
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Philadelphia Workers compensation Lawyer George E. Martin
George E. Martin
Workers compensation Attorney
Philadelphia, PA
Licensed for 52 years
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