Mr. Martin has many years of experience in litigating special education, juvenile delinquency, criminal and civil rights cases. Before entering private practice, Mr. Martin was the litigation director of the Public Justice Center, a non-profit organization in Baltimore, Maryland, where he managed and litigated class action and other high impact cases involving children’s rights and civil rights. Prior to that, The Legal Aid Society of New York employed him as a criminal defense attorney where he represented indigent defendants in New York City. Mr. Martin currently contributes in public interest matters as a member, and former Chair, of the Board of Directors of the Counsel of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA) and as an advising member to Project HEAL of the Kennedy Krieger Institute. He is a past Board member and Chair of the Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education (MCIE) and was a Board member of Unified Community Connections (formerly United Cerebral Palsy of Central Maryland).
- Recipient, Public Service Award, University of Maryland School of Law, 1990. Development Editor, Maryland Journal of International Law and Trade, 1985–1986. Lecturer, Special Education Law, George Washington University National Law Center, National Foundation of the Blind, 2000. Board of Directors: Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education, 2000–; Public Justice Center, 1988–1990. Member, Council for Exceptional Children