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
California
District of Columbia
Minnesota
Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
U.S. Court of Claims
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. Supreme Court
Professional Experience
Partner
Current
Education
University of Santa ClaraEditor
J.D
summa cum laude, in, Chief of the Santa Clara Law Review
Colorado College
B.A
HistoryNamed Outstanding Senior majoring in History; Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Gamma Mu
Professional Associations
Current
Activities: American Academy of Appellate Lawyers (Fellow) (Director 2007)
Current
Activities: American Law Institute (Member)
Current
Activities: American Bar Association (Tort & Insurance Section; Appellate Judges Conference; Appellate Advocacy Committee)
Current
Activities: American Council of Appellate Lawyers (Member)
Current
Activities: California Academy of Appellate Lawyers (Member) (President, 2003-04)
Current
Activities: Federal Bar Association (Vice-Chair of the Appellate Law and Practice Committee)
Current
Activities: Defense Research Institute (DRI) (Appellate Advocacy Committee; Lawyer's Professionalism and Ethics Committee)
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)
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)
Current
Activities: State Bar of California (Litigation Section, 1978-present; Appellate Courts Committee, 1992-1994)
Certifications
Appellate Law in Los Angeles
California State Bar
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
435 6th Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
USA
Telephone: (412) 288-3546
Fax: (412) 288-3063