Christopher J. Martin is a seasoned attorney, experienced in helping individuals, families and small business owners with their estate and gift planning needs. Chris works closely with his clients to create and implement plans for inter-generational transfers of wealth through both lifetime gifting and postmortem wealth transfers. Chris regularly speaks to both public and private organizations and has contributed to numerous publications including articles for the National Business Institute and The Business Monthly.
Formerly, Chris worked for a boutique estate planning firm in Montgomery County Maryland, overseeing a variety of estate planning and probate matters and managed a solo estate planning practice. Chris also had the pleasure of serving as a law clerk for the Honorable Sheila R. Tillerson Adams, Chief Administrative Judge for the 7th Circuit of Maryland.
Chris earned his law degree from Howard University School of Law, and his undergraduate degree from Saint Louis University, from which he graduated magna cum laude and was on the Dean’s List.
Associations: Maryland State Bar Association
Montgomery County Bar Association
J. Franklyn Bourne Bar Association
J. Reuben Clark Law Society
Awards: Earl H. Davis Advocacy Award, 2012 Avvo.com’s Client’s Choice Award, 2015 The National Black Lawyers – Top 40 Under 40, 2016