Cirilo Martinez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Kalamazoo, MI

Law Office of Cirilo Martinez, PLLC
 | 3010 Lovers Lane, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Phone: 269-342-1112
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Immigration: Consumer (30%),
  • Family Law (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

An attorney based in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Cirilo Martinez practices criminal defense law, immigration law and family law. His firm, the Law Office of Cirilo Martinez, PLLC, provides bilingual legal services in Spanish and English to a diverse clientele throughout the western part of the state, including the cities of Portage, Battle Creek and Benton Harbor. Mr. Martinez understands many of the challenges faced by those dealing with immigration authorities, and he offers defense representation to people who are facing federal charges. His resources also support clients who need advice about starting a business or gaining documentation to be in the country.

Mr. Martinez has devoted his professional career to learning about international matters and helping people in his community. As a student at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, he studied international law, international tax law and international commercial arbitration. He is a board member of the Farmworker Legal Services of Michigan, and he supported the mission of a nonprofit that raised scholarship funds for minorities. In the past, he served as a board member for a food pantry in Kalamazoo.

Mr. Martinez obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, and he continues to oversee the Hispanic Alumni Council for the school's alumni association. His professionalism and genuine concern for his clients’ goals have earned him a “Superb” rating from his peers through Avvo. Mr. Martinez belongs to the State Bar of Michigan and is an active participant in its criminal law section. Admitted to practice in Michigan, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (50%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Immigration (30%): Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship

Family Law (20%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Immigration: Asylum, Naturalization & Citizenship

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2010 - 2014

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About Cirilo Martinez

Admitted: 2003, Michigan

Professional Webpage: http://www.cirilomartinez.com/about.html

Honors and Awards:

  • 2015 Michigan Super Lawyers
  • 2010 Michigan Rising Stars
  • 2011 Michigan Rising Stars
  • 2012 Michigan Rising Stars
  • 2013 Michigan Rising Stars
  • 2014 Michigan Rising Stars

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Latin American Bar Activities Section, Michigan Bar
  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • President, Kalamazoo County Trial Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • LEADS scholarship committee, Alumni Association of the University of Michigan
  • Chair, Hispanic Alumni Council, Alumni Association of the University of Michigan
  • Alumni Leadership Council, Alumni Association of the University of Michigan
  • Imagine Fund
  • Board Member, Farm Worker Legal Service
  • Board of Directors, Michigan Home Based Child Care Council

Educational Background:

  • The University of Michigan
Office Location for Cirilo Martinez

3010 Lovers Lane
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Phone: 269-342-1112

 

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Last Updated: 6/22/2017

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