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Mary A. Martin

Attorney / Partner
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Admitted to Texas Bar, 1988

Raised in Houston, Texas and Ocean Springs, Mississippi, Mary Martin graduated from Emory University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. At Emory she was a member of DVS, the Senior Society. She received her law degree from the University of Texas at Austin in May 1988.

Mary is active in the Houston Community serving on various boards. She served as an elected State Bar Director. She has served on the Houston Lawyer Referral Service Board and the Houston Bar Association Bench Bar Committee and Fee Dispute Committee. She has represented veterans in pro bono matters across the state.

Mary and her husband Rex are longtime members of Bellaire United Methodist Church. They have three daughters. Molly received her undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and a master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Texas. She is the Volunteer Coordinator at Search Homeless Services. Kathleen received her degree in mechanical engineering from Abilene Christian University and is a wastewater consulting engineer with PM Onsite Wastewater Consulting. Lily is finishing her undergraduate degree at the University of Texas McCombs Business School and has accepted a job as an institutional asset management analyst.

Education

  • Juris Doctor – University of Texas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts – Emory University

Admissions

  • Admitted to Texas Bar
  • Admitted to Southern District of Texas
  • Admitted to Eastern District of Texas
  • Admitted to Western District of Texas

Work Experience

  • Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP – Counsel – 1998 – 2010
  • Dunn, Kacal, Adams, Pappas & Law, LLP – Associate – 1994 – 1997
  • Davis & McFall (later McFall & Sartwelle) – Associate – 1990 – 1994
  • Harris County District Attorney’s Office – Assistant District Attorney – 1988 – 1990

Memberships & Awards

  • Texas Bar Foundation Fellow
  • Former State Bar Director, District 4, Place 4
  • Notary Public, State of Texas
  • Veterans Legal Initiative Volunteer
  • Member of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member of the Houston Bar Association
  • Member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the Texas Bar Foundation
  • Member of the James C. Watson Inns of Court
  • Girl Scout Leader, San Jacinto Girl Scout Troop Number 4764 and Girl Scout Leader, San Jacinto Girl Scout Troop 21015 from 2003 – 2016
  • National Charity League, Heart of Texas Chapter, Operation Homefront National Philanthropy Chair in 2013 and 2014
  • Past VIPS volunteer, Bellaire High School
  • Past VIPS volunteer, Pin Oak Middle School
  • Past Co-Chair, Pin Oak Girl’s Lacrosse
  • Past Grants Co-Chair, Patrons for Bellaire Parks
  • Sustaining Member, Junior League of Houston
  • Past Board of Trustees Member, Bellaire United Methodist Church
  • Past Member, Finance Committee, Bellaire United Methodist Church
  • Past Board Member, Nature Discovery Center

Pro Hac Vice Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • State of Florida, Escambia County