Marci Martinez

Marci Martinez

Experienced and Compassionate

Marci Martinez has been practicing law in Texas since 2008. She is a well-respected attorney in Denton County, Texas with extensive court experience.

As a founding partner of Martinez Legal P.C., Marci B. Martinez works with clients regarding their family law needs. She has extensive court experience, handling cases involving divorce, estate planning, adoptions, premarital agreements and private mediation for clients in Denton, the Dallas Metroplex and across Texas.

Ms. Martinez received her Bachelor of Science in human resource management from Arizona State University in 2002, Magna Cum Laude. She earned her Juris Doctor from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in 2005. At law school, she was an Editor for the Arizona State Law Journal and the executive officer of the Christian Legal Society.  

After being accepted to practice law by the State Bar of Texas, in 2008 Ms. Martinez became an associate attorney at McDonald Devin P.C., successfully representing business owners, builders, subcontractors and other individuals in state court. In 2011 she became an associate attorney at O’Connell Law Firm P.C. and in 2014 she began working as an associate attorney at Duane L. Coker & Associates, P.C., focusing on family law. She formed Martinez Legal, P.C., in 2017.  Since establishing her own law firm in 2017, her practice has grown quickly, in just a short amount of time. Marci is well known and well respected in the legal community.

Marci also remains active the in the community and assists with the local Denton Food Pantry and National Adoption Day. She resides in Denton with her husband of nearly 20 years and their three beautiful daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, boating and photographing life.

Education

  • Arizona State University
    Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
    Juris Doctor, 2005
  • Arizona State University
    Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, 2002

Awards

  • Top 100, National Advocates, 2020, 2019, 2018
  • Top 40 under 40 for the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys for 2020, 2019, 2018
  • Client’s Choice Award – American Institute of Family Law Attorneys 2020, 2019
  • Legal Elite Award for the DFW area – US Business News, 2020
  • Top 10 Attorneys Under 40, National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys, 2019
  • Premier Lawyers in America – American Institute of Family Law Attorneys 2019
  • 10 Best Attorneys Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, 2019
  • Texas Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Top 10 Attorneys Under 40, National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys, 2018
  • Pillar of Justice Award, Denton County Bar Association, 2014
  • Attorney Ad Litem of the Year Award , CASA of Denton County, 2013

Professional Associations

  • Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association, 2008-2013
  • Member, State Bar of Texas, 2008-present
  • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas, 2011-present
  • Member, Denton County Bar Association, 2011-present
  • Member, Denton County Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2011-present
  • Volunteer Attorney, Denton County Arbitration Program, 2011-present
  • Attorney Member, Qualified Mediator, 2012-present
  • Member, Denton Benefit League, 2017-2018
  • President, Denton County Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2015-2016
  • Co-chair, Denton County Adoption Day Committee, 2013-2015
  • Youth Group Leader, Gracepointe Church, 2013-2014
  • Treasurer, Denton County Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2013-2014

Marci resides in Denton, Texas with her husband and their three daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, photography and boating with her family.