Kevin R. Martin
Firm: Martin Law Office, S.C.
Address: 7280 South 13th Street, Suite 102
Oak Creek, WI 53154
Membership: Wisconsin State Bar; Milwaukee Bar Association.
University: Concordia University Wisconsin, Bachelors of Science in Nursing, with honors, Marquette University Law School, J.D., 2003
Admitted: 2003, Wisconsin and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin; 2011, U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
Biography: Kevin combines expertise in two fields in representing personal injury clients - nursing and law. This combination provides the clients of Martin Law Office with distinctive representation. In combining his backgrounds in nursing and law, Kevin provides his clients with compassionate listening, respectful advice and expert advocacy.Nursing CareerKevin received a Bachelors of Science in Nursing, with honors, from Concordia University Wisconsin. As a practicing Registered Nurse, Kevin specialized in the areas of cardiovascular intensive care and medical-surgical intensive care. It was during this time that Kevin learned the medical knowledge that is used to provide his personal injury clients with unparalleled representation. It was also during this time that Kevin learned the values of trust and compassion unique to Registered Nurses.Kevin continues to maintain his license as a Registered Nurse and, for nearly a decade, has taught countless nursing students as an Adjunct Professor of Nursing at Concordia. Kevin teaches nurses throughout southeastern Wisconsin in both the classroom and hospital setting about legal aspects of nursing care.Legal CareerKevin graduated from Marquette University Law School in 2003. While in law school, Kevin earned highest honors in Health Care Policy, Advanced Issues in Tort Law (personal injury is a branch of tort law), Health Care Provider Liability (medical / nursing negligence), and Pretrial Practice.Kevin graduated as a Marquette University Law School Scholar and as a member of the National Dean's List.Throughout his career, Kevin has represented clients in personal injury law. Kevin has helped countless people injured by automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, unsafe property (premises liability) and unsafe products. Kevin has helped these individuals recover their medical expenses, lost wages and human damages known as pain, suffering, disability and disfigurement.Kevin has received numerous awards and honors during his legal career:Kevin is rated as an AV Preeminent lawyer by his peers. This is the highest rating a lawyer can receive and is limited to the top 5% of all lawyers. Martindale-Hubbell began in 1868 to provide consumers with information about lawyers and law firms. This information includes a rating of lawyers by their peers based on five key areas:  Legal Knowledge;  Analytical Capabilities;  Judgment;  Communication Ability; and  Legal Experience. As stated by Martindale-Hubbell, "AV Preeminent is a significant rating accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of processional excellence."The State's Outstanding Young Lawyers in Wisconsin by Super Lawyers as published in Milwaukee Magazine. This honor is given to the top 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40.The Trial Lawyers Association as a Top 40 Under 40 attorney in Wisconsin.Currently, Kevin is eligible for Board Certification as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He will take the written examination in April 2012. Board Certification is earned by less than 4% of attorneys in the United States. (Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy)