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If you are facing criminal charges, your best asset is an attorney who focuses his practice exclusively on criminal defense and who is an experienced trial attorney. You will find such an attorney at the Law Offices of Christopher Martens, located in Visalia. The firm represents those involved in criminal cases in Tulare County, Kings County, and Fresno County. As the firm's founding attorney, Christopher Martens knows how to fight for your rights, is not afraid to take your case to trial, and has an impressive track record of positive results as a trial attorney throughout the local court systems.



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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    12 years, 12 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%
  3. Trusts: 10%



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Billie Renee Morelli

    I endorse Mr. Martens. He is a highly qualified DUI attorney.


    Billie Morelli Expungement Attorney
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  • Vonnie Clay Dones III

    I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. A top-notch attorney, highly respected in the legal community.


    Vonnie Dones Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

Law Offices of Christopher Martens

3106 S. Mooney Boulevard
Visalia, CA, 93277


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyer2016
Top LawyerWho's Who Legal2015
Top Lawyer in CaliforniaShowmark Media2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2014
Top Lawyer in CaliforniaALM2013
5th Anniversary - Serving the CommunityMartindale-Hubbell2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyChristopher Martens Attorney at Law2005 - Present
Contract AttorneyCounty of Kings2011 - 2013
Contract AttorneyCALPAP2005 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Tulare-Kings Hispanic Chamber of CommerceMember2014 - Present
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2014 - Present
Kings County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Oak Brook College of Law AlumMember2008 - Present
Tulare County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Young Lawyers AssoctaionMember2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. HicksNo guilty verdict
People v. GriffithCase overturned, client granted new trial.
People V. Deanda 09CM0004Not Guilty Verdicts on all counts.
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Publication nameTitleDate
BookDomestic Violence Accusations2015
CreateSpace IndependentCalifornia DUI Law and Defenses2014
Visalia-AttorneyDriving Under the Influence of Marijuana in California-The VC 231529 (e) Implications2014
Visalia AttorneyDUI with injury charge in Visalia2014
Tulare Kings AttorneyCriminal defense blog2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Oak Brook College of Law & Gov't PolicyLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Young Lawyers AssociationCriminal Defense2010