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George Martin

George Martin

Martin Law
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Pennsylvania
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Summary

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 coauthor of the 1990, 1992, 1994 and 1996 editions of Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Practice and Procedure, published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.

Practice Area
  • Workers' Compensation
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    20%
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founding Partner
Martin Law
- Current
In 1979, George Martin opened his own firm with one clear goal: to defend and protect injured workers. Today, Martin Law is one of the few firms in Pennsylvania that restricts its practice to workers' compensation, and we are one of the largest firms in the state that only represents injured workers.
Education
New York University School of Law
J.D. | Law
University of Delaware
A.B. (1968)
Awards
Workers' Compensation Panel Member of the Year
Professional Hockey Players Association
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Top 100 in Pennsylvania
Super Lawyers
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
George Martin has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer since 2004.
Best Lawyer
Best Lawyers in America
George Martin has been listed named a Best Lawyer since 1995.
Top 100 in Pennsylvania
Super Lawyers
George Martin has been included in the Top 100 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers since 2005 and the Top 100 Philadelphia Super Lawyers since 2006.
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
Martindale-Hubbell
Mr. Martin has been ranked a Preeminent Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell since 2013
Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers in America
Irvin Stander Award for Professionalism in Workers' Compensation
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Professional Associations
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
Board of Governors
Current
Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group
Board Member
Current
NFL Players Association
Philadelphia Eagles Panel Attorney
- Current
Professional Hockey Players Association
Panel Attorney
- Current
The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Fellow
- Current
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Law Section
Member House of Delegates
- Current
Pennsylvania Sate Bar
Member
- Current
American Association for Justice, Workers' Compensation and Workplace Injury Section
Past Chair
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Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
Past President
-
Philadelphia Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section
Former Board of Governors
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Philadelphia Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section
Past Co-Chair
-
Publications
Articles & Publications
Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure (Co-Author)
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure (Co-Author)
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure (Co-Author)
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure (Co-Author)
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
Certifications
Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Certified Specialist
Pennslyvania Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Blog
Philidelphia Worker's Compensation Lawyer Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
Martin Law
1818 Market Street
35th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
USA
Toll-Free: (888) 722-6671
Telephone: (215) 587-8400
Fax: (267) 765-0090