Martin B. Martinez

Family Immigration

Martin provides legal services for cases involving family relative petitions, adjustment of status, consulate processing and wavier applications. Martin leverages his Spanish speaking skills in offering his services for these immigration matters.

Degreed Professionals (EB-1A, NIW, O-1)

In his practice, Martin services degreed professionals seeking to apply for a EB-1A, O-1 or EB-2 National Interest Waiver (NIW) visa based on their work in their field. Martin is a child of Mexican immigrants and was the first person in his family to graduate from a 4-year university, La Universidad de Texas. In this context, Martin relies on his love of learning to engage with and understand his client’s field and work experience because he believes diligence increases the chance of success.

Complex Immigration Cases

Martin provides legal services in more complex immigration cases, including removal proceedings, detainment, administrative and federal appeals, and federal litigation for complaints filed against immigration–related government agencies. Martin also advises on immigration cases that have serious criminal complications (Crimmigration). In these matters, Martin utilizes his broad immigration experience as well as his legal knowledge and training from his highly ranked law school, Washington University School of Law, to fight for desired results and represent the best interest of his clients.


  • State Bar of Texas Law License


The University of Texas at Austin (2012-2016)

B.A.. High Honors in Government and Philosophy (Pre-law)

Awards & Honors:

  • Liberal Arts Honors Program
  • UT Cross–Examination Debate Team
  • All–American Debate Award

Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, MO (2016-2019)

J.D. Immigration and Litigation


  • Immigration Law Clinic
  • Trial Team
  • President of Immigration Law Society
  • Student Bar Association Executive Board
  • President of Latin American Law Student Association

Awards & Honors:

  • Dean’s Leadership Award
  • William M. Pomerantz Trial Award
  • Dean’s Service Award
  • Certificate of Public Interest Law
  • High Pass in Pretrial and Settlement
  • High Pass in Advanced Trial Practice and Procedure
  • Legal Excellence Award (CALI Award) for Highest Grade in Mediation and Negotiations
  • Scholar in Law (Merit Scholarship)

Membresías & Certifications:

  • AILA miembro
  • Houston Hispanic Bar Association
  • Texas Exes (Alumni Association)
  • Wash U Law Alumni


  • UT Longhorn Football
  • Houston Astros
  • Painting Art
  • Playing Trombone
  • Long Distance Running
  • Visiting the Rio Grande Valley