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Kristina Martinez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Santa Fe, NM

Egolf + Ferlic + Martinez + Harwood, LLC
123 W. San Francisco, 2nd Floor
Santa Fe, NM 87501-2031
Phone: 505-596-9938
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2020
Licensed in New Mexico Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%), Family Law (40%), Civil Rights (20%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%), Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Kristina Martinez is a partner with Egolf + Ferlic + Martinez + Harwood, LLC, law firm in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Nationally recognized as among the best trial lawyers in the country, Ms. Martinez has more than 14 years of legal experience, and she provides invaluable counsel and support to clients throughout the Santa Fe area and all across the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Harassment and discrimination

·       Family law and divorce

·       Civil rights violations

·       Employment law

·       Personal injury and wrongful death

Through her practice, Ms. Martinez is intensely devoted to seeing justice served, and she aggressively pursues the most favorable outcomes on her clients' behalf. Committed to delivering first-rate representation to all she serves, she works closely with her clients to help them make the best-informed decisions regarding their options while empowering them to stand up for their rights and interests and take an active role in their cases.

Prior to representing plaintiff clients, Ms. Martinez worked for a prominent law firm in the area, where she primarily served as defense counsel to large energy companies and other entities facing class actions and other tortious claims. As such, she has a wealth of insight that enables her to devise the most effective strategies possible for individuals and families harmed by large corporations.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Martinez has earned consistent designation from The Best Lawyers in America© for family law, and she has received many other top rankings and endorsements from her peers as well as numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

After graduating from the University of Arizona magna cum laude in 2002, Ms. Martinez attended the University of New Mexico School of Law, where she served as co-managing editor of the New Mexico Law Review. She obtained her Juris Doctor cum laude in 2006, and she is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.

Ms. Martinez is a member of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association and former treasurer, secretary and president of the First Judicial District Bar Association. She has also served as New Mexico Disciplinary Board hearing officer as well as member of the City of Santa Fe Ethics and Campaign Review Board. She has also volunteered her time and services with the Santa Fe Neighborhood Law Center along with other civic and charitable organizations in her area.

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Practice Areas
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40%Family Law
  • 20%Civil Rights
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Marital Property, Police Misconduct, Discrimination, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation


2 Years Super Lawyers
8 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2020

About Kristina Martinez

First Admitted: 2006, New Mexico

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association
  • New Mexico, United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • First Judicial District Bar Association (former Treasurer, Secretary, President)

Pro bono/Community Service

  • St. Michael’s High School Foundation
  • WildEarth Guardians Board
  • Cooking with Kids Board
  • Santa Fe Neighborhood Law Center
  • City of Santa Fe Ethics and Campaign Review Board


  • New Mexico Disciplinary Board Hearing Officer
  • Super Lawyers Southwest Rising Star (2013 – 2018)
  • Best Lawyers in America, Family Law (2019)

Educational Background

  • University of Arizona (B.A. magna cum laude and honors 2002)
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Office Location for Kristina Martinez

123 W. San Francisco
2nd Floor
Santa Fe, NM 87501-2031

Phone: 505-596-9938

Last Updated: 1/10/2022

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