Jon M. Martinez is a criminal defense attorney who is determined to fight for the rights of every one of his clients, whether they are charged with shoplifting or first-degree murder. Mr. Martinez has shown an outstanding understanding of the law mixed with excellent trial skills and compassion for his clients. Mr. Martinez has used his skills to obtain over 100 dismissals and not guilty verdicts in the past two years alone.
Born and raised in Orange County, California, attorney Jon M. Martinez graduated with high honors and attended the University of Arizona to continue his education. At the University of Arizona, Mr. Martinez earned a bachelorâs degree in political science and psychology with honors.
Mr. Martinez then focused his energy on pursuing his lifelong passion of attending law school. Mr. Martinez scored in the 96th percentile during the law school examination and eventually took a scholarship offer to a top 20 law school at the Boston University School of Law. While going to law school, Mr. Martinez decided to obtain his Masterâs Degree from the nationally recognized Boston University College of Communications and graduated with both a law degree and a masterâs from Boston University.
Upon graduating from Boston University with a law degree and a masters degree, Mr. Martinez accepted a position at the Maricopa County Attorney's Office as a criminal prosecutor. He quickly excelled as a prosecutor and was the first in his class of more than 25 prosecutors to move up to a trial group and also was the first to move up to a Major Crimes division. As a Major Crimes prosecutor, Mr. Martinez was in the Vehicular Crimes unit that is responsible for prosecuting all felony crimes involving a vehicle and alcohol or drugs, including prosecuting numerous Felony DUI cases as well as Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Manslaughter and Murder.
In February, 2008, Mr. Martinez decided to leave the Maricopa County Attorney's Office in order to join a criminal defense firm in Arizona. While at this firm, Mr. Martinez honed his trial skills and obtained numerous jury verdicts of Not Guilty and many more cases that resulted in complete dismissal of the charges before trial. Mr. Martinez gained a reputation for being both an aggressive trial attorney and one who genuinely cared about his clients. He has handled a variety of cases ranging from juvenile crimes, misdemeanor crimes and all felony crimes including first-degree murder.
After years at his previous criminal defense firm, Mr. Martinez opened the Jon M. Martinez Criminal Law Group to allow him to give the personal attention and superior defense that he believes every client deserves. Mr. Martinez is determined to work personally with every client that walks into his office no matter the charges and he makes it a personal goal to get the absolute best outcome possible for each and every client.
The Jon M. Martinez Criminal Law Group
At the Jon M. Martinez Criminal Law Group, we are dedicated to providing you with the absolute best possible defense for every client. Attorney Jon M. Martinez will work with you every step of the way to explain the legal process and help you through this traumatic and stressful time in your life. We believe that nobody should be defined by their worst day and we will never treat you as just another case number. We will work to get to know who you really are as opposed to who the police report says you are and we will do everything possible to win your case.
For a free consultation, call the Jon M. Martinez Criminal Law Group today at (480) 745-1572 or email attorney Jon M. Martinez directly at Jonm.Martinez@gmail.com
- Boston University School of Law
- J.D. | Law
- Boston University
- M.S. | Master's in Mass Communications
- University of Arizona
- B.S. | Political Science
- University of Arizona
- B.S. | Psychology
- Lead Criminal Defense Attorney
- Mesa Private Defense Law Firm
- Major Crimes Prosecutor
- Maricopa County Attorney's Office
- National Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers
- American Bar Association
- Arizona Bar Association
- American Association for Justice
- 9th Circuit
- Free Consultation
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Criminal Law
- DUI & DWI
- Juvenile Law
- English: Spoken, Written
- Spanish: Spoken, Written