Robert D. Martin has been an attorney practicing in Las Vegas, Nevada for over 25 years. During that time he has associated with some of the finest firms in the State of Nevada before forming Martin & Allison in 2000.
Mr. Martin concentrates his practice in complex civil litigation with special emphasis in complex business litigation, construction litigation, insurance disputes and bad faith, and major personal injury claims. Mr. Martin earned his B.A. at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, and his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law in San Diego, California. In law school, Mr. Martin won the moot court and client counseling competitions. He is recognized as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and has numerous published decisions ranging from defamation, labor, construction, personal injury, and insurance coverage to various procedural issues.
Mr. Martin is a civil trial attorney. Simply, this means that he is a specialist, when it is necessary for a case to go to trial for anything other than a criminal case. Accordingly, over the years between arbitration, bench and jury trials, Mr. Martin has handled over 50 trials. Mr. Martin has been lead counsel and has tried cases ranging from wrongful death, public works, insurance disputes, bad faith disputes, condemnation, inverse condemnations, public takings, privilege licenses, catastrophic injury, defamation, business torts, and contractual business disputes. Mr. Martin has always worked hard to try to resolve a case short of trial. However, it is important that the other side in the dispute knows that competent trial counsel is ready, willing and able to go forward with trial, should one prove necessary. To that end, Mr. Martin has been certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a civil trial specialist. Mr. Martin is also recognized by SuperLawyers as a super lawyer in the state of Nevada. Additionally, Mr. Martin has received the highest possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a rating of AV.
Mr. Martin also has a number of community and business interests. The combination of law and business interests makes him particularly suited to understand real estate issues, valuation issues, expert and appraisal questions, and a number of related items which all go into getting a case ready for trial.