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James Christopher Martin

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  • Appeals & Appellate, Bankruptcy, Personal Injury
  • California, California, District of Columbia, Minnesota, Pennsylvania
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Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Bankruptcy
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Appellate
  • Bankruptcy & Commercial Restructuring
  • Bankruptcy Appellate Practice
  • Car Accidents
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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California
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District of Columbia
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Minnesota
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Pennsylvania
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U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
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U.S. Court of Claims
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U.S. District Court, Central District of California
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U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
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U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Professional Experience
Partner
Reed Smith
Current
Education
University of Santa ClaraEditor
J.D
summa cum laude, in, Chief of the Santa Clara Law Review
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Colorado College
B.A
HistoryNamed Outstanding Senior majoring in History; Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Gamma Mu
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Professional Associations
Current
Activities: American Academy of Appellate Lawyers (Fellow) (Director 2007)
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Current
Activities: American Law Institute (Member)
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Current
Activities: American Bar Association (Tort & Insurance Section; Appellate Judges Conference; Appellate Advocacy Committee)
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Current
Activities: American Council of Appellate Lawyers (Member)
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Current
Activities: California Academy of Appellate Lawyers (Member) (President, 2003-04)
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Current
Activities: Federal Bar Association (Vice-Chair of the Appellate Law and Practice Committee)
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Current
Activities: Defense Research Institute (DRI) (Appellate Advocacy Committee; Lawyer's Professionalism and Ethics Committee)
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Current
Activities: Los Angeles County Bar Association (Trustee, 2002-2004; Appellate Courts Committee, 1991-present, Chair, 1999-2001; Judicial Evaluation and Nomination Committee, 1996-present; Litigation Section, 1991-present; Committee to Select "Outstanding Jurist," 1998 & 2002)
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Current
Activities: Los Angeles County Bar Association Foundation (Director, 2001-present; Secretary, 2004-05; Vice-President/Treasurer, 2005-06; Senior Vice-President, 2006-07; President-Elect, 2007-08; President, 2008-09; Member of Grants Committee, 2003-present; Chair of Grants Committee, 2004; Chair of Audit Committee, 2005; Chair of Finance Committee, 2006-07; Chair of Nominating Committee, 2007-08)
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Current
Activities: State Bar of California (Litigation Section, 1978-present; Appellate Courts Committee, 1992-1994)
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Certifications
Appellate Law in Los Angeles
California State Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
435 6th Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Telephone: (412) 288-3546
Fax: (412) 288-3063
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