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James L. Martin

Partner
LOCATION   Boise Office
PHONE   208.388.4071
FAX   208.954.5217
EMAIL   jmartin@hawleytroxell.com
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Litigation Partner Jim Martin

Jim Martin’s complex commercial litigation practice is devoted to providing clients, including financial institutions, with advice and representation when they face significant financial or operational risks. He has been involved in litigated matters of every size and has assisted a wide variety of clients in resolving cases to a successful conclusion. Most importantly, having now been at this for nearly 30 years, he understands and appreciates that clients demand and deserve efficiency, responsiveness, and a good listening ear. Additionally, Mr. Martin chairs the firm’s Recruiting Committee.


Education

LAW SCHOOL University of Idaho College of Law, J.D., 1990

UNDERGRADUATE Boise State University, B.S., 1987

Community Activities

Boise State University Foundation, Board member

Family Advocates, Pro-Bono Attorney for over 20 years

Boise Centennial Rotary Club, Charter member, President, 2015-2016

Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program

United States District Court, Local Civil Rules Committee

Idaho Pro Bono Commission, Founding member

Fourth District Bar Commission, Past Chair

Idaho State Bar, Young Lawyers Section, Past Chair

DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar (Defense Research Insititute), former State Representative of Idaho

Idaho State Bar, Exam Grader

American Bar Association, Litigation Section

Federal Bar Association, Federal litigation, Judiciary Division

Boise State University Hardwood Club Member

Sacred Heart Athletic Past Committee Member

City Club of Boise Member

Hillcrest Country Club, Member – Board, House Committee, Boise Open Committee, and General Manager Search Committee


Litigation Partner Jim Martin

James L. Martin

Partner
PHONE   208.388.4071
FAX   208.954.5217
EMAIL   jmartin@hawleytroxell.com
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Biography

Jim Martin’s complex commercial litigation practice is devoted to providing clients, including financial institutions, with advice and representation when they face significant financial or operational risks. He has been involved in litigated matters of every size and has assisted a wide variety of clients in resolving cases to a successful conclusion. Most importantly, having now been at this for nearly 30 years, he understands and appreciates that clients demand and deserve efficiency, responsiveness, and a good listening ear. Additionally, Mr. Martin chairs the firm’s Recruiting Committee.


Education

LAW SCHOOL University of Idaho College of Law, J.D., 1990

UNDERGRADUATE Boise State University, B.S., 1987

Community Activities

Boise State University Foundation, Board member

Family Advocates, Pro-Bono Attorney for over 20 years

Boise Centennial Rotary Club, Charter member, President, 2015-2016

Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program

United States District Court, Local Civil Rules Committee

Idaho Pro Bono Commission, Founding member

Fourth District Bar Commission, Past Chair

Idaho State Bar, Young Lawyers Section, Past Chair

DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar (Defense Research Insititute), former State Representative of Idaho

Idaho State Bar, Exam Grader

American Bar Association, Litigation Section

Federal Bar Association, Federal litigation, Judiciary Division

Boise State University Hardwood Club Member

Sacred Heart Athletic Past Committee Member

City Club of Boise Member

Hillcrest Country Club, Member – Board, House Committee, Boise Open Committee, and General Manager Search Committee


Memberships & Accolades

MEMBERSHIPS

Idaho State and Federal Courts

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Idaho Association Defense Counsel, member

Fourth District Local Pro Bono Committee, former member

Idaho Academy for Leadership for Lawyers, founding member/steering committee

ISB Professional Conduct Board, member, Vice-Chair

Idaho AGC (Associated General Contractors), member

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, 2013-present

Martindale Hubbell – AV Preeminent Rating since 2006

Idaho Business Review, Leaders in Law – Partner, 2014

Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year 2017 – Litigation and Insurance

Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year 2014 – Litigation and Banking and Finance

Best Lawyers® – Banking and Finance, 2007-present

Super Lawyers – Business Litigation, 2009-present

Super Lawyers – Top 100 Lawyers Mountain West, 2018

Chambers and Partners – General and Commercial Litigation,2007-present

Rotary Paul Harris Fellow

Rotary “Ethics in Business” Nominee, 2011

Denise O’Donnell Day Pro Bono Award, 2008

CASA Lawyer of the Year, 2007

Family Advocates, Volunteer of the Quarter, 2018


Articles & Publications

ARTICLES AND PUBLICATIONS

“A State-by-State Guide to Construction & Design Law: Idaho Construction & Design Law,” Second Edition, James L. Martin and Tyler J. Anderson, American Bar Association

“CLE to Judge Winmill’s third year University of Idaho Law Students on Discovery in Complex Litigation,” October, 2014, September, 2013, September, 2012, September, 2011

Multiple Presentations to Idaho Academy of Leadership for Lawyers Classes (2011-2014)