Associate Clinical Professor and Attorney-in-Charge, Hofstra Community & Economic Development Clinic
B.A., Brigham Young University
J.D., Yale Law School Professor Martinez is the initial director of the Community and Economic Development Clinic. As the attorney-in-charge, he supervises students as they provide transactional (non-litigation) assistance to nonprofits, community-based organizations and micro-enterprises in low-income communities in and around Nassau County.
Prior to his current position at Hofstra, Professor Martinez was a Senior Staff Attorney in the Community Development Project of the Urban Justice Center, where he focused on working with grassroots organizations in the Bronx. Professor Martinez also worked for two years as an associate in the Tax group of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.