Buffy K. Martines

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Houston, TX

Laminack, Pirtle & Martines, LLP
 | 5020 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006
Phone: 281-720-8485
Fax: 713-292-2755
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2007 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Business Litigation (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    A partner at the Houston, Texas, law firm Laminack, Pirtle & Martines, Buffy K. Martines focuses exclusively on litigation in the areas of personal injury, defective products, mass torts and business law. Ms. Martines is highly skilled in courtroom tactics and committed to upholding the rights of injured clients throughout the Houston metropolitan area. She has helped numerous clients obtain sizeable verdicts and settlements.

    Ms. Martines obtained her Bachelor of Science in sociology from Lamar University in 1993, going on to earn a Master of Arts in 1997 from the University of Houston. In 2002, she earned her Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law Houston. While in law school, Ms. Martines participated in her school's prestigious moot court team, helping her team win the George Washington University National Security Law Moot Court Competition's national championship, as well as the Best Brief Award. She also received the T. Gerald Treece “Heart of the South Texas Advocate” Award and the Shea Lynn Maloney Advocacy Award.

    Today, Ms. Martines is admitted to practice law in the state of Texas, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

    Remaining active in the legal community is important to Ms. Martines. She is a member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the Houston Bar Association.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Personal Injury - General
    • 40%Personal Injury - Products
    • 20%Business Litigation


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 7 years

    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2007 - 2013

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    About Buffy Martines

    Admitted: 2003, Texas

    Professional Webpage: https://www.lpm-triallaw.com/attorneys/buffy-martines


    • Rising Star Award by Texas Super Lawyers, 2011 - 2017
    • Texas Super Lawyers 2019
    • Texas Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters Business, 2007 - 2013

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States Court of Federal Claims
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
    • Texas, 2002

    Educational Background:

    • University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 1997 - M.A., Major: Sociology
    • Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas, 1993 - B.S., Major: Sociology
    • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, 2002 - J.D., Honors: Best Respondent's Brief Award, Moot Court Competition, Honors: Best Brief Award, George Washington University, Moot Court Competition, Honors: National Championship, George Washington University Moot Court Competition, Honors: Shea Lynn Maloney Advocacy Award, Honors: T. Gerald Treece "Heart of the South Texas Advocate" Award
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    Office Location for Buffy K. Martines

    5020 Montrose Blvd
    Houston, TX 77006

    Phone: 281-720-8485

    Fax: 713-292-2755

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    Last Updated: 3/11/2020

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