E.X. Martin, III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Dallas, TX

Law Office of E.X. Martin III
 | 8828 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75243
Phone: 214-912-1305
Fax: 214-343-7455
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

The founder of his own criminal defense law firm and a nationally recognized lecturer, E.X. Martin, III has been a strong advocate for his clients in Dallas, Texas, the Dallas Metroplex and throughout the surrounding counties for more than 40 years. Mr. Martin has concentrated his law practice entirely in the area of criminal defense, representing people before both state and federal courts.

Mr. Martin graduated from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law with his Juris Doctor in 1972. He is admitted to practice before all of the state courts of Texas as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. Over his many years of practice, Mr. Martin has represented a broad spectrum of clients, including an Olympic gold medalist, NFL team owners and players, the production manager for The Rolling Stones and several country and western stars.

Mr. Martin has spoken in more than 40 states about defending against allegations of computer crimes as well as about the admissibility of digital and electronic evidence in criminal cases. He has also taught other attorneys at numerous seminars about how to effectively use technology in the courtroom and in the office in order to mount successful defense cases.

Mr. Martin is a highly respected defense attorney who has received several awards over the years. Mr. Martin was named the Dallas Federal Bar Association Criminal Justice Act Attorney of the Year on September 15, 2016.  The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association have awarded him recognition for his achievements. He additionally has earned an AV Preeminent* rating from his peers through Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 
Practice Areas
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Criminal Defense (100%): Criminal Law, Felony, Misdemeanor

Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Felony, Misdemeanor

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Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2019

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About EX Martin, III

Admitted: 1972, Texas

Honors/Awards:

  • President’s Commendation Award from National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1993
  • Federal Bar Association Criminal Justice Act Attorney Of The Year 2016 - Received this award for representation of defendants in complex federal criminal cases in the Northern District of Texas., Feceral Bar Association Criminal Justice Act Attorney Of The Year, Federal Bar Associaton, 2016
  • Presidential Award from Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, 1992

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas State Bar
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • President of Cyberspace Bar Association
  • Northern District of California
  • Dallas County Criminal Defense Lawyer Association, Director
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Chairman of Technology Committee
  • Northern District of Texas
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Past Chairman of the Brief Bank Committee
  • Former Chair of American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section Technology Committee
  • Eastern District of New York

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Retired from managing Aces’ youth baseball team, 2003

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • New York Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers – New York City - 1991, Speaker
  • NORML – National Organization For Reform of Marijuana Law – Key West Seminar 1995, 1996, Speaker
  • Oklahoma Bar Association – Champagne Technology On A Beer Budget -1997, also spoke at seminars for the Tulsa Bar Association, Speaker
  • State Bar of South Dakota – Annual Meeting 1994, Speaker
  • State Bar of Texas – Advanced Criminal Law Seminar 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2004, 2006 (Law Practice Management); 6 th Annual Practical Computer Seminar 1995, Technology For Trial Lawyers 1997; Lawyers And The Internet: How To And Why To – Jan. 1997; Practical Computing CLE Course June 1999, Speaker
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers – 11th Annual Rusty Duncan Seminar 1998, South Padre Skills Course – 1998; Criminal Defense Lawyers Project - Texarkana & Houston 2003; 26th Annual Prairie Dog Seminar Lubbock 2006; Indigent Defense Lawyers Seminar – Dallas, 2006; TCDLA 4th Annual Forensics Seminar 2006; Rusty Duncan Seminar – June, 2007, Speaker
  • Texas Center For The Judiciary – 2006 San Antonio Regional Conference; Winter Regional Conference – Horseshoe Bay - 2006, Speaker
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association – Houston [Top Rated Speaker] & Dallas Seminars 1999, Speaker
  • University of Texas at Austin - School of Law – Family Law On The Front Lines – Practical Tips For Using The Spy Shop In The Course Of Family Law Litigation AND Avoiding Criminal Prosecution For Both You And Your Client – Galveston, TX 2006; What Family Lawyers Should Know About Criminal Law – June, 2007, Speaker
  • Wisconsin Public Defenders Association – Milwaukee, WI – Computers & The Criminal Law Practitioner - 1998, Speaker
  • Alabama Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Speaker
  • American Bar Association – Annual Meeting 1992 – San Francisco, CA – Criminal Justice Section, Speaker
  • Arizona Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Prescott Arizona 1993, Speaker
  • Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Tunica Mississippi – May, 2007, Speaker
  • California Attorneys For Criminal Justice – 1992 Los Angeles & 1993 San Francisco, Speaker
  • Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Jazz Fest 1997 – Top Rated Speaker, Jazz Fest 1998 also spoke at seminars for the LACDL in Shreveport (Strategic Weapons at Trial - 1991) and Baton Rouge (What You Need To Know About Computer Forensics – 2006), Speaker
  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Atlanta - 1991, Speaker
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Annual Meeting Marco Island 1998, Speaker
  • Indiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Indianapolis 1994, Speaker
  • Kansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Wichita Kansas 2001, Speaker
  • Kentucky Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Defending Computer Crimes – 2006; Smart Weapons and Hi Tech Demonstrative Evidence For Criminal Defense Attorneys – November, 2007, Speaker
  • Law Education Institute – Criminal Law Conference – Palm Springs, California – 1993; Washington D.C. 1994; Vail Colorado 1994 & 1995, Speaker
  • McLennan County Bar Association – Criminal Defense Lawyers Luncheon - 2006, Speaker
  • Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Kansas City and St. Louis, Speaker
  • Montana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Annual Meeting Billings Montana 1992, Annual Meeting Chico Hot Springs 2002, Speaker
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Boston, MA; Chicago, IL, Orlando, Florida, Advocates Edge Computer Seminar Las Vegas; Cutting Edge Technology & Demonstrative Evidence 1998 [Top Rated Speaker] Atlanta, GA; Charleston, S.C. – The Criminal Defense Toolbox: Renovating The Way You Practice – 2006; Defending Computer Crime – February, 2007, Speaker
  • Only The Strong Survive Seminar – Organized by Judy Clarke, Federal Public Defender and Office of United States Courts & NACDL – Tennessee, Minnesota, Ohio, Texas, Arizona - 1996, Speaker
  • State Bar of Nevada – Sex Drugs 7 Violence 1993, also Trying A Criminal Case in 1998, 2001, and 2006, Speaker
  • New Jersey Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – New Brunswick, N.J. - 1997, Speaker
  • New Mexico Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Albuquerque, NM – 2000, Speaker

Educational Background:

  • University of Oklahoma, 1969
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Office Location for E.X. Martin, III

8828 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75243

Phone: 214-912-1305

Fax: 214-343-7455

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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