Michael Martens

Michael Martens

Litigation, Personal Injury, Landlord-Tenant, and Business Attorney
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  • New Jersey, New York
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Michael Martens is an accomplished attorney with significant litigation experience practicing in the Hudson Valley. After graduating from George Washington University and Brooklyn Law School, he began his legal career in Manhattan and Brooklyn, working for prominent law firms before ultimately settling in New Paltz with his wife and daughter, where he worked for a highly respected Hudson Valley law firm.

Throughout his career, Michael has gained a reputation as a highly skilled litigator, representing individuals and businesses alike. He has previously served as appellate counsel and dispositive motion counsel for a prominent Manhattan litigation firm, honing his skills in complex litigation matters. He has also spent years representing commercial landlords in leasing, purchases and sales, commercial real estate litigation, and landlord-tenant matters. Michael's expertise in these areas has made him a sought-after advisor and advocate for commercial and residential landlords throughout the Hudson Valley.

In addition to the above, Michael has served as prosecutor for a local Hudson Valley area town, prosecuting traffic tickets. This experience has given him a unique perspective on defending drivers who have been issued a speeding ticket.

Michael's impressive legal skills have earned him recognition from Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters company, which named him a Rising Star for three consecutive years from 2021-2023. This distinction is awarded to the top 2.5% of lawyers in a given region, and it reflects Michael's dedication to excellence in his practice.

Michael Martens is a skilled attorney and the sole member of Martens Law PLLC. Martens Law PLLC is a one-man shop. This allows him to provide cost-effective legal solutions due to his low overhead. Clients can always expect a callback and personalized legal solutions tailored to their unique needs and goals.

Brooklyn Law School
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The George Washington University
B.A. | Political Science and Government
Honors: cum laude
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Professional Experience
Martens Law PLLC
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
New York State Bar
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
New Jersey Courts
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
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Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Landlord Tenant
Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
Family Law
Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Martens Law PLLC
243 Main Street
Suite 50
New Paltz, NY 12561
Telephone: (845) 232-1917