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Eva M. Martelle attended California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Ms. Martelle was a member of the National Honor Society (Pi Sigma Alpha) and a scholarship recipient of the Sam J. Lucas Jr. Foundation.

Ms. Martelle obtained her law degree from Santa Clara University School of Law. While in attendance, Ms. Martelle was a Technical Editor of the Santa Clara Law Review and participated in the quarterly publication of Volume 44.

Ms. Martelle has enjoyed donating her time to various non-profit organizations located in the Bay Area. Ms. Martelle’s donation of time to the community has been recognized and awarded with a Pro Bono Award and Public Interest Certificate which was administered and recognized by the Santa Clara University School of Law.

Ms. Martelle has assisted hundreds of clients during some of the most difficult times in their lives. Ms. Martelle has assisted husbands, wives, mothers, fathers and children of divorced or separated families. She has also assisted grandparents and other individuals in family law matters.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 100%
    11 years, 750 cases



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Chelsea Armer Pagan

    I endorse this lawyer. Having worked with Ms. Martelle for 2+ years, I have seen first hand her dedication to her clients. She is committed to achieving the best possible outcome for her clients and puts a tremendous amount of time and care into each of her cases.


    Chelsea Pagan Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Christopher Duane Hirz

    I endorse this lawyer. Eva is an excellent advocate for her clients and has always been a pleasure to work with on the cases we have had together.


    Christopher Hirz Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Allan & Martelle, LLP

2076 Lincoln Avenue
San Jose, CA, 95125


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client's Choice - Family LawAvvo2016
Top 100 LawyersThe National Advocates2016
Family LawState Bar of California - Certified Specialist2016
Client's Choice - Family LawAvvo2015
Certificate of AppreciationHenry B. Collada Memorial Award2014
Pro Bono AwardSanta Clara University, School of Law2004
Public Interest CertificateSanta Clara University, Schoolof Law2004
Law Review, Technical EditorSanta Clara University, School of Law2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerAllan & Martelle, LLP2005 - Present
Law Clerk/AssociateMitchell, Gingerich & Loquaci2004 - 2006
Law ClerkKatharine and George Alexander Community Law Center2002 - 2004
Law ClerkLaw Offices of Rebekah A. Frye, Esq.2002 - 2004
Law ClerkGeneral Assistance Advocacy Project2002 - 2002
File ClerkHall & Hieatt2000 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Supreme CourtAttorney Member2016 - Present
Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsAttorney Member2015 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member2013 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar Association, Family Law SectionAttorney Member2005 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney Member2004 - Present
Santa Clara County Lawyer Referral ServicePanel Attorney2004 - Present
Phi Delta PhiAttorney Member2003 - 2005
Publication nameTitleDate
Los Gatos Teen Therapy 2015 Blog SeriesTalking With Your Teen About Divorce2015
Volume 44, Number 2Santa Clara Law Review2004
Volume 44. Number 1Santa Clara Law Review2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
California State University, California Polytechnic State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Law Practice ManagementYoung Practitioners Panel2013
Law Career ServicesOpening Your Own Law Office2012
Law Career ServicesStarting Your Own Law Practice2011
Small Firm Career PanelOpening A Law Practice2006