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Martina Watson is the founder and Managing Attorney of Martina Watson Law. Her practice areas are small business, nonprofit, and intellectual property law. She is based in New York but offers offers trademark and copyright services in all 50 states.
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Formation
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York State Office of Court Administration
Martina Watson Law
Offer transactional law services to small businesses. Offer intellectual property services to businesses and individuals.
Law Clerk to the Honorable Sheila A. Venable, A.J.
New Jersey Superior Court
Serve as a clerk for Trial Court, Drug Court, and Early Disposition Court in New jersey. Write memorandum and opinions prior to, during, and after court proceedings. Schedule hearings and interact with attorneys prior to court proceedings.
Clinical Student/ Pro Bono Scholar
New York Law School Non-Profit and Small Business Clinic
Represented nonprofit organizations in transactional law matters under faculty supervision. Assisted clients’ organizations in business formation, employment law, and franchise law matters. Presented to client organizations on legal findings and matters.
New Jersey Institute for Social Justice
Developed approaches for community outreach in New Jersey. Helped the Newark Police Division develop best practices for policing through research and community involvement. Drafted memorandum pertaining to voter disenfranchisement and civil engagement in the State of New Jersey.
New Jersey Office of the Public Defender
Conducted research, writing, and investigation. Appeared on record for clients in court for pleas, arraignments, detention hearings, and status conferences. Drafted motions, conducted client interviews, and accompanied defense counsel in jail visits
The Blanch Law Firm
Assisted defense counsel in research, writing, and drafting motions. Participated in client interviews and evaluations of cases.
New York Criminal Court
Wrote memorandum on criminal procedural issues raised before trial. Participated in weekly observations surrounding the workings of the criminal court system in New York City.
Legal Services for New York-Brooklyn Branch
Worked in the Education Department primarily filing and writing complaints against the Department of Education on behalf of children with special education needs. Conducted research on various topics in education law to prepare for litigation and to provide the best resources to clients with special education needs.
New York Law School Post Conviction Innocence Clinic
Represented client convicted of felony who presented colorable claim of actual innocence that cannot be proven through DNA evidence alone. Conducted factual investigations geared towards filing post-conviction motions. Tracked down court records and transcripts, located prior counsel, conducted prison interviews of clients, and tracked down and interviewed witnesses.