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Personality Attributes:


 Patient, caring and compasionate dedicate to the best interest of clients


Strong tendency to think logically, analytically and objectively, to look ahead, plan and organize situations and make a systematic effort to reach objectives on schedule. Possessed with a high degree of intuition and creativity with the ability to see possibilities beyond what is present or obvious. Strong ability to synthesize and apply concepts from seemingly unrelated areas and to apply them to formulate solutions to problems. High level of curiosity for new ideas and tolerance of theory. Highly developed skills in both written and verbal communication with a marked ability for explaining, conveying emotions, using experience and persuading.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Bankruptcy: 90%
    42 years, 402 cases
  2. Business: 5%
    42 years
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 5%
    42 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($175-250/hour), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • Kelly G. Lambert III

    Martin is an experience bankruptcy attorney who is not only knowledgeable in the area of bankruptcy, but excellent with clients. I endorse and recommend Martin highly.

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    Kelly Lambert Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Charles W. Miller

    Martin is a hard-working, tenacious, lawyer and I endorse him wholeheartedly.

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    Charles Miller Commercial real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

318 Center St Ste D
Po Box 5406
North Muskegon, MI, 49445

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing197405/14/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2016
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHolmes Law Offices Pc2004 - Present
AttorneyWestern Michigan Legal Services2003 - 2004
N/AHOLMES AND HUNT LAW OFFICES P.C.1986 - 1989
AttorneyJohnson, Hunt Sinninger & Holmes1982 - 1986
Prosecuting AttorneyMASON COUNTY GOVERNMENT1975 - 1983
N/AMartin M. Holmes Attorney at Law1975 - 1976
AttorneyLoree & Holmes1974 - 1975
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ameerican Bankruptcy InstituteMember2014 - Present
Debtors Bar of West MichiganDirector2010 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/A2005 - Present
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Detroit Mercy School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Northern Michigan UniversityPolitical Science , Sociology, Economics , PsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1971
Harvard CollegePolitical ScienceN/AN/A